South Putnam Community Schools will open the 2006-07 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 15 for students in kindergarten through grade 12.
All kindergarten students must be age 5 on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible to enroll. Students will be in attendance all day on Aug. 15 and lunch will be served. New students will need a copy of their birth certificate and immunization records. Proof of legal guardianship may be required.
The starting and ending times of the schools are Central Elementary from 8:10 a.m. to 2:40 p.m., Fillmore Elementary from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Reelsville Elementary from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and South Putnam Jr.-Sr. High School from 8:18 a.m. to 3:08 p.m.
Central Elementary student enrollment and book rental will be Thursday, Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Aug. 7 from noon to 7:30 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 8 from noon to 7:30 p.m.
Enrollment for Fillmore and Reelsville Elementaries will be Monday, Aug. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug 9 from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m.
Book fees for the elementary schools are $43.60 for kindergarten, $96.25 for grade 1, $104.20 for grade 2, $93.15 for grade 3, $78.60 for grade 4, $78.70 for grade 5, and $83.05 grade 6.
At South Putnam Jr.-Sr. High School, student enrollment and book rental will be on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 8-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m. This time is for incoming seventh graders and new students. For all other students registration is Friday, Aug. 4 from 8-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 7 from noon-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 8 from noon-4 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.
Parents should make every effort to register during those days. If this is not possible, contact the high school at 653-3148 or 795-6339 to make arrangements to register Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 9-11 during regular hours 7:30 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Students must have everything completed prior to the first day of school on Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Parents unable to pay book rental fees during the scheduled time periods should contact their building principal prior to the first day of school to make arrangements for payment. Principals will be in their offices from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, beginning Monday, July 31.