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Rainbow Schools host Kindergarten Information Nights January 17 and 19

Is your child starting school this fall? Rainbow Schools in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin Island will host information nights for Kindergarten registrations. All parents/guardians and children are invited to attend.

Information Nights will take place from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 for the English Program and Thursday, January 19, 2017 for the French Immersion Program. Schools offering English and French Immersion will host one information night on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Click here for a list of schools and programs offered or 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, birth registry/baptismal certificate, proof of residency, Ontario Health Card and 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 basic 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.

Two students work together to build a structure from paper towel rolls.
Madison Trudeau, left, and Hudson Rouleau work together to build a structure from paper towel rolls.