Northern Lehigh School District will hold kindergarten registration by appointment in April. Parents may register their child at Peters Elementary School on Monday, April 19, Tuesday, April 20, or Wednesday, April 21.

In order to enter kindergarten in September, a child must be five years old as of Sept. 1, 2010. Parents may petition the superintendent for entry of students whose birthday falls between Sept. 1 and Oct. 1, 2010.

At the time of registration, parents must provide the child's originally issued birth certificate, a record of the child's immunizations, and parent photo identification. Two specific proofs of residency are also required.

The first proof may be one of the following - agreement of sale, deed, rental lease agreement or occupancy permit. The second proof may be one of the following - moving permit, current utility bill, current tax bill/receipt, current bank statement/pay stub, vehicle registration card, health insurance card, or letter from employer.

Children entering kindergarten should be brought along for a brief academic assessment.

You may visit the Northern Lehigh School District's web site at www.nlsd.org [1] for more information regarding required documentation.

Please call Peters Elementary at 610-767-9827 between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. prior to March 31 to schedule an appointment for kindergarten registration. Please feel free to call with any questions.

Contact: Paul Rearden, principal, Peters Elementary School, 4055 Friedens Road, Slatington, PA 18080, 610-767-9827.