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'All About Kindergarten' Event meets Dec. 6

'All About Kindergarten' Event meets Dec. 6
Posted on 11/07/2017
Robbinsdale Area Schools will host an “All About Kindergarten” information night from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave. N., New Hope. At this event, families can: 

- Meet kindergarten teachers and parents from each school
- Receive a complimentary “Class of 2031” T-shirt
- Discover what kindergartners are learning and doing
- Take home terrific games and parent tips for school readiness
- Explore your options for kindergarten
- Locate your attendance area school and hear about its unique strengths
- Learn about magnet schools and what they offer
- Ask how to arrange for a school tour
- Find out about registration, timelines and deadlines for the option you choose
- Visit resource booths on Early Childhood Screening; ECFE Parent/Child classes; Special Education; and English Language Learners

The 2018-19 school year will mark the fifth year of statewide all-day kindergarten. According to Dr. Stephanie Burrage, Assistant Superintendent, Robbinsdale Area Schools, “All-day K provides a strong and comprehensive early learning foundation for students.” 

"We are excited to welcome the graduating Class of 2031," Burrage adds. "We hope families will come and see how our strong program is preparing students to succeed throughout their Pre K-12 experience." 

Early childhood screening is recommended for 3-year-olds. Minnesota law requires developmental screening for all children by the time they enter Kindergarten. For Robbinsdale Area Schools, this free screening is done at New Hope Learning Center. If you have not completed this requirement, please call 763-504-4180 to make an appointment.