Deadlines nearing for kindergarten registration in C-U

Kindergarten registration dates and deadlines for both the Champaign and Urbana school districts are coming up.

In Urbana, kindergarten registration is scheduled for noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., U.

Information about what parents need to bring can be found at http://www.usd116.org/index.php/parents/incoming-kindergarten-parents. Or, parents can contact Jennifer Frerichs at 384-3565.

Parents will be able to get information about all the elementary schools. Students who speak a language other than English at home will have the opportunity to be screened for English as a second language, as well.

In Champaign, the deadline for kindergarten registration is this Thursday.

If your child lives in Champaign, Savoy or Bondville and turns 5 on or before Sept. 1 of this year, you can register at Champaign's Family Information Center, 1103 N. Neil St., C.

More information is available at http://unit4registration.org.

Parents can also check out the school district's website that monitors other families' top choices for schools as they go through the kindergarten assignment process.

It's at http://choice.champaignschools.org/onlineforms2013/firstchoice.aspx.

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