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January 15 and 17: Kindergarten Information Nights in Rainbow Schools

Kindergarten student Noura Seher Patwary of MacLeod Public School practises counting.
Kindergarten student Noura Seher Patwary of MacLeod Public School practises counting.
List of locations, dates and times

Rainbow Schools in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin will host information nights for Kindergarten registrations. All parents/guardians and children are invited to attend.

If your child is starting school for the very first time, please consider completing the online registration form before you attend the information night. This will give you an opportunity to enjoy more time engaging in school readiness activities with your child.

Information Nights will take place from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 for the English Program and Thursday, January 17, 2019 for the French Immersion Program. Schools offering English and French Immersion will host one information night on Thursday, January 17, 2019. For a list of schools and programs offered call your area Rainbow School.

For enrolment in Kindergarten, your child must be four years of age by the end of the calendar year.

When registering your child, please bring his/her identification documents including birth certificate or birth registry/baptismal certificate, proof of residency, Ontario Health Card and an immunization record.

Parents/guardians can enroll their children in the English Program or the French Immersion Program.

The English Program is exclusively in English and includes a Core French component, which begins in Grade 4. Students learn French through songs, games, drama and interactive activities for a specified period of time daily.

French Immersion immerses children in the French language, including cultural experiences, when they begin school. English language instruction is introduced in Grade 3 and gradually builds to an equal balance of French and English instruction by Grade 5. This ensures that students gain effective bilingual skills. This program is designed for English speaking parents/guardians so they may support their children to become bilingual.

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Media Contact:

Nicole Charette, Senior Advisor
Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning
Rainbow District School Board, 705-674-3171 ext. 7217.