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RFSD sets 2019-20 kindergarten, preschool registration

Staff report

Registration for the Roaring Fork Schools’ kindergarten and early childhood programs for the 2019-20 school year is set to take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5.

According to a news release from the Roaring Fork School District, kindergarten is open to all students who will be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2019. The early childhood program is open to all children between the ages of 12 months (and walking) and 5 years. Parents can also register their children for the early childhood program on April 10.

This includes district elementary schools in Glenwood Springs (Sopris, Glenwood Springs Elementary and Riverview PreK-8 School); Carbondale (Crystal River Elementary); and Basalt Elementary School.

The district charter Carbondale Community School runs a separate lottery for enrollment. More information can be found at http://discovercompass.org/carbondale-community-school/admissions/

Information nights

• Basalt Elementary – 6 p.m. April 4

• Crystal River Elementary – 5:30 p.m. April 2

• Carbondale Community School – 5-6 p.m. Feb. 28 (applications due March 21)

• Glenwood Springs Elementary – 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 3

• Riverview School – 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 19

• Sopris Elementary – 6-7 p.m. April 1

School tours available

• Basalt Elementary – 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 21 and 28 and March 7 and 14

• Crystal River Elementary – 8:30-9:30 am. every Thursday in February and March

• Carbondale Community School – 1 p.m. Tuesdays in February and March (Call for an appointment at 970-963-9647)

• Glenwood Springs Elementary – 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday in February and March, or call for an appointment.

• Riverview School – Any day in February or March between 8:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

• Sopris Elementary – Every Tuesday morning in February and March starting at 9 a.m.

There will be no tours the week of spring break

For registration day on April 5, bilingual staff will be present to assist families with the process.

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