All school offices within the North Putnam Community School Corporation will open on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Registration at all schools is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8 and 9, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. each day. If registration on these days is impossible, please contact the individual schools to make other arrangements.
Textbook rental payments are due and payable at the time of registration and/or enrollment. Persons may receive textbook assistance if they qualify for free or reduced lunches based on federal free lunch guidelines. Free/reduced lunch applications will be available at the schools. Those who cannot pay their rental fees at the time of registration, and who do not qualify for the free/reduced lunch program, can work with school officials at the schools to develop an approved payment plan.
Book rental costs for Bainbridge Elementary School are no fees for preschool, $38.15 for kindergarten, $55.89 for grade 1, $55.12 for grade 2, $64.19 for grade 3, $56.98 for grade 4, and $57.08 for grade 5. Costs for Roachdale Elementary school are no fees for preschool, $39.40 for kindergarten, $57.14 for grade 1, $60.16 for grade 2, $69.23 for grade 3, $62.02 for grade 4, and $62.21 for grade 5.
North Putnam Middle School rental fees will depend on the classes taken and will vary with each student. The maximum textbook rental fees are $88.92 for grade 6, $109.15 for grade 7, and $111.12 for grade 8. North Putnam High School rental fees will also depend on the classes taken and will vary with each student. NPHS students wishing to change schedules should call 522-6282 and arrange a meeting for August 10 or 11 with a counselor.
Parents registering new students must bring a copy of the child's birth certificate and immunization record with them. Students who are living with adults other than their parents will be required to have court documentation detailing legal guardianship before enrolling.
Bus information for new students can be obtained by calling 522-6220, beginning Aug. 7.
Classes for North Putnam Community School Corporation students in grades K through 12 will begin with a full day on Tuesday, August 15.
Classes at all schools will begin at 8:30 a.m. with dismissal at 3 p.m. at the elementary schools and 3:10 p.m. at the middle and high schools. Kindergarten students should follow the schedule mailed to them by their school principal.