Riverdale School District preschool development screening


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 9:17 am
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Press release submitted by Riverdale School District


Riverdale School District, Port Byron, IL will be hosting the annual district wide Developmental Screening on Monday, March 11, 2013. Any child who is 3, 4, or 5 and has not been screened at another facility should call the Elementary School Office (523-3186). Morning and afternoon appointment times are available.
The Developmental Screening includes a vision and hearing screening, parent questionnaire, and a quick screening rating your child's development in cognitive, language, and motor skills. The screening process takes about 30 – 40 minutes and is free. Riverdale's PreK staff will be available to answer questions about the screening or provide information about the program. Information gained from the Developmental Screening helps determine eligibility for the at-risk component of the program at Riverdale. Any family interested in having their child attend the Riverdale PreK Program should schedule an appointment for March 11. Students who are entering kindergarten who have never been through the screening process are also encouraged to set up an appointment at this time.
Additionally, a free Early Learning Screening for children ages 0 – 3 will also be held at Riverdale Elementary the morning of Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Developmental milestones will be tested. Please contact Early Childhood Coalition at 736-1111 to schedule your free appointment.

Kindergarten Round – Up date announced by Riverdale School District

The Riverdale School District, Port Byron, IL invites all incoming kindergarten students to attend the Kindergarten Round-Up with their parents on Thursday, April 18th in the elementary gym. The Round-Up event begins at 6:00PM and ends at 8:00PM. Children who turn 5 by September 1st are eligible to attend. During this event parents will be able to pre-register their child for school, meet the kindergarten staff, and have questions about kindergarten answered. Parents should bring your child's original birth certificate and social security number. All incoming kindergarten students are asked to register for this event by contacting the Riverdale Elementary Office at 523-3186.



















 



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