All South Putnam Schools will be doing online registration again this year. Parents can register from any computer that has the Internet, by coming to the building of their choice during registration times or at the Putnam County Fair.
South Putnam Community Schools will open the 2012-13 school year on Monday, Aug. 13, for students in kindergarten through grade 12. All kindergarten students must be five years old on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible to enroll.
Students will be in attendance all day on the Aug. 13 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.
Student enrollment and book rental will be over two days at Central Elementary and Fillmore Elementary. It will run noon-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2 and from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.
There will be no regular registration day for the middle school or high school, it will all be done online.
Below are the following three ways to register students online, including elementary students.
1. Register online in the privacy of your own home.
2. The high school computer lab is now open through July 19 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
The lab will again be open from July 30-Aug. 3, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
The technology staff will be there for any technical assistance.
On these dates, the high school computer lab will be open for parents of elementary, middle or high school students.
3. South Putnam will also have a booth at the Putnam County 4-H Fair. Staff will be available to answer questions and help with registration needs. South Putnam's booth in the Industrial Tent will be open July 20-27 from 4--9 p.m.
Registration requires students' Harmony user names and passwords. Parents without user names may locate the access form at www.sputnam.k12.in.us under the registration information.
All mandatory state and corporation forms are included in the online registration. In addition, parents may also access optional forms that can be printed and returned to the school.
Parents will be able to pay online this year by using a credit ordebit card.
Parents should make every effort to register during those days. If this is not possible, please contact the high school at 653-3148 or 795-6339 between 8--11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. to make arrangements.
For parents who may qualify for free and reduced lunches and textbooks, applications are available on the website or can be picked up at either the corporation office or the middle school/high school.
To save time during the registration process, parents are encouraged to download the application and return it in advance to the office, the school or to the fair.
Direct questions regarding online registration, free and reduced applications or obtaining your student's Harmony user name and password to Susanne Sullivan at email@example.com.
South Putnam Middle School/High School students' schedules and book fees are currently available online. Students with schedule conflicts or questions should contact the high school office at 653-3148 to schedule an appointment with a guidance counselor.
The elementary book fees are also available online.
Students must have everything completed prior to the first day of school.
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.-4 p.m. daily, beginning Friday, July 27.