South Putnam announces 2017-18 school-opening dates, information

Monday, July 10, 2017

South Putnam Community Schools will open the 2017-18 school year on Friday, Aug. 4, 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. 4 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 as follows:

Online registration for all buildings will start Thursday, July 20.

Central Elementary -- Wednesday, July 26 from noon to 7 p.m.

Fillmore Elementary -- Wednesday, July 26 from noon to 7 p.m.

-- Thursday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

South Putnam Middle School/High School -- The computer lab will be open for registration beginning July 24-27 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (closed for lunch between noon and 1 p.m.)

• Elementaries may also use the middle school/high school computer lab.

The technology staff will be there for assistance.

All registration must be completed by Friday, July 28 at 3 p.m.

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 should make every effort to register during those days. If this is not possible, parents should contact their school to make arrangements. 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 3 a.m. daily, beginning Thursday, July 20.

Persons should direct questions regarding online registration to Hilarie Pistelli at

For those with questions regarding free and reduced applications, contact Lori Boyce at

For parents who may qualify for free and reduced lunches and textbooks, applications are available on our website or can be picked up at 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 middle school/ high school.

South Putnam Middle School/High School students’ schedules and book fees will be available online to view starting July 20. Students with schedule conflicts or questions should contact the high school office at 653-3148 to schedule an appointment with a guidance counselor.

Starting July 24, when online registration is completed, the student can come into the lab and purchase a parking pass for $5. Their parking form will have to be completed prior to receiving their tag. Athletic passes will also be available for purchase.

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