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WIC kindergarten, GSRP, pre-school registration ongoing

IRON RIVER—Registration for students entering kindergarten and the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP- 4-year olds) for the 2020-21 school year is ongoing.
    Parents are welcome to stop by the elementary office between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to pick up a registration packet. Stambaugh Elementary School is located at 700 Washington Ave. in Iron River.
    Children must be 5 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020, to enroll in kindergarten for next fall (all day, every day). All students are required by state law to present a certified birth certificate and a current immunization record prior to the start of the 2020-21 school year.
    Children must be 4 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020, to enroll in GSRP (half-day program; parents may choose morning or afternoon sessions).
    Children must be 3 years of age and potty trained by Sept. 1, 2020, to enroll in Tot-Lot (Friday mornings).
    Parents are required to bring copies of their child’s birth certificate and current immunization records. Hearing and vision screenings are also required for kindergarten entry.
    The Dickinson-Iron Health Department will hold a hearing and vision clinic in the spring. Parents will be able to schedule appointments by calling the health department at 265-9913.
    Parents who do not have a current immunization record for their child can make an appointment for that as well.
    Questions on these programs can be addressed to Michelle Thomson, Stambaugh Elementary principal, or Denise Maloney, Stambaugh Elementary Early Childhood coordinator, by calling Stambaugh Elementary School at 265-6141.