Urbana – Kindergarten registration for all Urbana District #116 schools will take place Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 12noon to 6pm at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., Urbana. Students registering during the event will receive a "fun bag" full of activities and materials to use during the summer.
The registration event is for students entering Martin Luther King Elementary School, Leal Elementary School, Prairie Elementary School, Thomas Paine Elementary School, Wiley Elementary School and Yankee Ridge Elementary School. Items needed for registration include the child's official birth certificate with raised seal, parent or guardian photo ID, and proof of Urbana residency. Information about the dual language program at Prairie and Leal will be available, as well as information about English as a Second Language screening.
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