‘Kindergarten Roundup’ May 7-11

The Hood River County School District will hold its annual “Kindergarten Roundup” May 7-11.

This is the time for parents to register their children entering kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year.

Parents are to register their children at their local school on the following dates and times:

Cascade Locks, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a parent open house on Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30 p.m.; 541-374-8467.

May Street Elementary, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a parent open house on Tuesday, May 15 at 6 p.m.; 541-386-2656.

Mid Valley Elementary, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a parent kindergarten readiness class on Thursday nights at 6 p.m. during the month of May; 541-354-1691.

Parkdale Elementary, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 541-352-6255.

Westside Elementary, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a parent open house on Monday, May 7 at 6 p.m.; 541-386-1535.

Students must be five years old on or before Sept. 1 to meet the age requirement for entry into kindergarten. Parents need to bring the following to registration:

  • Child’s state birth certificate, baptismal, passport or adoption paper.
  • Immunization records.
  • Social security card (voluntary).
  • Proof of residency in Hood River County, which includes a parent’s electric bill or other utility bill, current rent receipt with address and signed by a landlord, or a mortgage statement, or Oregon driver’s license, Oregon DMV card, Matricula Consular card or Oregon voter registration card.

Oregon law requires the following shots for a child entering kindergarten. These vaccinations may be obtained from your family doctor, local county health department, or health screening clinic.

  • 5 Diphtheria/ Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP)
  • 4 Polio
  • 1 Varicella (chickenpox)
  • 2 MMR or 2 Measles, 1 Mumps, 1 Rubella
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Hepatitis A

Contact your neighborhood elementary school if you need addition information.



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