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  • PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR
    Russellville School District (RSD) is currently accepting applications for the Preschool Program for the 2015-2016 school year. To be eligible, students must be 3 or 4 years old by August 1, 2015. Openings are available at all levels, including a no cost level (eligibility of program qualifications), a sliding fee scale level, and full fee level.

    The RSD Preschool Program is a full day of high quality preschool- Level 3 Better Beginnings, and includes a special needs program on-site and a child nutrition program. The curriculum used in the Preschool Program is connected to RSD K-12 curriculum and taught by teachers fully licensed in Early Childhood Education. Assistants in the room with the teachers are licensed or highly qualified, with the maximum staff to student ratio of 1-to-10. Students enrolled in the Preschool Program will have the same school year and school day as the rest of the district. All classrooms are located on RSD K-4 campuses with a full-time registered nurse and safe room on-site.

    You can obtain a preschool application at the old Gardner Building on 1000 South Arkansas Ave., in Russellville, or download and print off the application below. For more information about the preschool application process, contact Jenny Barber, Supervisor of Federal Programs and Preschool Education at 479-967-6025 or email jenny.barber@russellvilleschools.net.
    Posted by Ashley Snellenberger
  • RSD TO HOLD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
    Russellville School District will hold kindergarten registration on April 20-21 at 6 p.m. Registration for Dwight, Oakland Heights, and Sequoyah elementary schools will be on April 20, and Center Valley, Crawford, and London elementary schools will be on April 21.

    State law requires children be five years of age on or before August 1, 2015, in order to enroll in kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year. Children should be registered in the attendance zone in which they live and should bring the following information to registration:
    • An official copy of child’s birth certificate 
    • Guardianship papers, if you have been court-appointed as a legal guardian 
    • Immunization record 
    • Record of current physical examination by physician (children required to have a physical exam before entering school) 
    • Social Security card 
    • ARKids First/Medicaid card – if applicable 
    For more information about the kindergarten registration process, please contact Chris Barnes at 479-968-5216 or chris.barnes@russellvilleschools.net.
    Posted by Ashley Snellenberger
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