Oakdale Elementary School News
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The Kindergarten Meet & Greet
Monday, August 27th, 2:15 p.m., at Oakdale School
We are looking forward to meeting our new Kindergarten students!
Free Summer Meals!
Kids and teens 18 and under
Free meals are available for kids and teens all summer across Connecticut.
To find a Summer Meals site close to you, text CTmeals to 877877, call 2311, or visit www.CTSummerMeals.org
2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration
The Office of the Superintendent is announcing registration requirements for children entering kindergarten on August 29, 2018.
To be eligible for kindergarten, the following documentation is required at the time of registration:
1.Birth Certificate or Baptismal Record.
2.Physical Examination Form (blue) completed and signed by your child's doctor, dated within 12 months of the date of entry into school. Parents must also complete page 1 of this form.
3.Proof of Residency - valid lease/mortgage agreement/deed AND One OR MORE of the following: current utility bill – referencing the physical address (electricity, cable, satellite).
4.Proof of immunization. Requirements:
a. DTaP/Td - minimum of four (4) doses of diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus – for children aged 48 months and older, the last dose must be given on or after the fourth birthday;
b. MMR - measles, mumps and rubella. Two (2) doses given at least twenty-eight (28) days apart, the first given on or after the first birthday;
c. HIB - Hemophilus influenzae, type B (given on or after the first birthday). This vaccine is only for children entering school who have not reached their fifth (5th) birthday by the opening day of school.
d.Hepatitis A – Two (2) doses given six (6) months apart, the first dose on or after the first birthday.
e. HBV - Hepatitis B. An individual shall be considered adequately protected against hepatitis B if the individual is enrolled in preschool through grade 12 and was immunized with three (3) doses of hepatitis B vaccine as follows: two (2) doses given at least four (4) weeks apart followed by a third dose at least sixteen (16) weeks after the first dose and at least eight (8) weeks after the second dose, and the third dose shall be given no earlier than twenty-four (24) weeks of age;
f. Varicella (Chicken Pox) - Immunized with two (2) doses of varicella vaccine given three (3) months apart; the first given on or after the first birthday.
g. PCV - Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (given on or after the first birthday). This vaccine is only for children entering school who have not reached their fifth (5th) birthday by the opening of school.
h. TOPV/IPV - minimum of three (3) doses of polio vaccine – for children aged 48 months and older, the last dose must be given on or after the fourth birthday.
A child is considered adequately protected against measles, rubella, mumps, varicella, Hepatitis A and B if he/she has it confirmed in writing by a physician based on a specific blood test conducted by a certified laboratory.
By law, children who do not meet state immunization and physical examination requirements must be excluded from school until the requirements are met.
Board of Education policy requires a pre-school physical examination one (1) year prior to entering school in September. The physical should be conducted any time after September 1 of the previous year.
Forms for registration, physical examination, and health forms are available at any one of the three elementary schools during the school day (8:45-3:00, M-F). Parents are requested to pick up these forms the week of February 9, 2018 and return them to the school no later than March 9, 2018.
Please be aware that the determination of the school your child will attend is made later this school year. The school at which you register may not be the school your child will be attending.