Registration underway for full-day kindergarten

Registration for children entering kindergarten this September began this week in Abbotsford.

  • Jan. 21, 2011 8:00 a.m.

Registration for children entering kindergarten this September began this week in Abbotsford.

Kids who turn five before Jan. 1, 2012 are eligible to start kindergarten this fall. Whereas many Abbotsford kindergarten classes this year remained half-day programs, all classes will be a full day beginning in September.

Registration can be done at your nearest elementary school. For your catchment area, visit www.sd34.bc.ca/sidebar/parents/kindergarten_registration/ or call 604-859-4891.

French immersion registration takes place in person at Centennial Park, Clearbrook, Margaret Stenersen and Sandy Hill elementaries.

Instructions on registering for Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts and Auguston, King and South Poplar traditional schools are listed on the school district website at sd34.bc.ca.

To register a student, proof of age (birth certificate or passport) must be provided, as well as proof of residence. Suggested documents are a tax assessment notice, mortgage papers, proof of home purchase, a rental agreement, or a cable, hydro or gas bill.

In Mission, kindergarten registration takes place from Jan. 31 to Feb. 5 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at your closest school. Visit the school district website at mpsd.ca for more information.