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Pre-Kindergarten registration dates scheduled
Hampton City Schools will hold pre-kindergarten registration February-June. Registration will will be held at 1 Franklin Street, in the first floor conference room on the following dates:
February 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
February 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
February 24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
June 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
June 21, 12 noon - 5 p.m.
June 22, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Registration will be held in the first floor conference room at the Ruppert Sargent Building, One Franklin Street. Because this is an eligibility process, the day you register is not important and does not determine entry into the program.
Children must be four years old on or before Sept. 30, 2016, to be eligible to register. Parents need to bring the following with them to registration:
Proof of residency – this could be a mortgage/lease statement or current public utilities statement such as water, electric, gas or residency affidavit (available at any school)
Income Verification - qualifying incomes must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines – visit website at http://familiesusa.org
a. Military Residents must provide current Leave & Earnings Statement (LES)
b. Non-Military Residents must provide one of the following for each employed household member:
-Income Tax Return (current year)
-W-2 Form (current year)
-2 Pay Statements (2 most current)
Photo identification of parent or guardian
Child’s state issued birth certificate
Child’s physical and immunization records are required to participate. Both forms should be given to the school once your child has been accepted.
Transportation information – must provide one pick-up/drop-off address with the name of the person to put child on and receive child off the bus.
Other important facts to know about registration:
Please plan a day convenient for your schedule as wait time varies each day.
Be sure to have all necessary documents with you.
The first and last days of the week are usually very busy, so we have made several days available to register.
Registering for school is an important process and we ask for your patience as we work together through each step.
For more information, please visit the website at http://www.hampton.k12.va.us/departments/earlychildhood/earlychildhood.html
HCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or other protected classes in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Robbin G. Ruth, Executive Director, Human Resources, One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA 23669 757-727-2000.
Hampton City Schools (HCS) is committed to making its website accessible for all, including individuals with disabilities, and strives to ensure accessibility currently and as new technologies emerge. The division welcomes questions and feedback on the site’s accessibility at each development phase. By clicking on “Contact” at the upper right of the main webpage, all users are able to “Help Resolve a Concern,” “Share a Story,” “Provide Feedback,” and “Ask a Question.” Additionally, the Contact Us page provides direct email access to HCS Webmaster Vickie Carper, email@example.com.
HCS’s computer systems and networks include all of the computer hardware, operating system software, application software, stored text, data files, electronic mail (email), local databases, externally accessed databases, CD-ROM, optical media, clip art, digital images, digitized information, communications technologies, and new available technologies.
3. HCS WEBMASTER AND ACCESSIBILITY
The HCS website is designed and monitored by HCS Webmaster Vickie Carper, who serves as the gatekeeper for website content and accessibility. The Webmaster is under the direction of the Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing, supervised by the Director of Graphics.
Web visitors using assistive technology who may have trouble accessing information on the website may contact the HCS Webmaster, firstname.lastname@example.org., the Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing, email@example.com, and/or the Director of Graphics, firstname.lastname@example.org.
When submitting a question or concern via email, “accessibility” should be included in the subject line. Every reasonable attempt will be made to address the user’s concern within twenty-four hours. To assist HCS in responding appropriately, all inquiries should include the following information:
· A description of the accessibility concern or question;
· The webpage address of the requested material;
· The format in which the user prefers to receive the material;
· The user’s contact information, including preferred method of contact.
Some documents on the website are in a portable document format (PDF). The Adobe website provides a free service to convert Acrobat PDF files to other formats, including text and HTML. Adobe’s web-based tool will quickly change an Acrobat file into an HTML file or textile. The online PDF conversion form is available on the online conversion tool for using Adobe Acrobat. With this tool, users can read PDF files with a screen reader. Adobe and the Trace Research Center also offer a free Acrobat conversion service that converts PDF files to text or HTML format by sending a user’s request via email. All individuals with internet service can access the online conversion tool for using Adobe Acrobat PDF website.
HCS monitors all technology resource activity and requires all employees, students and individuals with access to HCS computer systems and networks to annually read and sign an Acceptable Use Policy. See School Board Policy IIBEA for Students; School Board Policy GBBB for Employees.
Prior to posting new website content, the HCS Webmaster determines if the proposed content meets the criteria of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Periodically the HCS Webmaster checks the website with a recognized website checker such as 508 Checker and WAVE. If the audit identifies issues of concern or content errors that impede accessibility to any user, the concerns/errors are evaluated and remedied within a six-week period.
HCS’s website and computer systems and networks are provided on an “as, as available” basis. HCS makes no warranties, expressed or implied, without limitation, regarding the fitness for a particular purpose regarding any service provided by the system and any information contained or software used therein. The division uses hardware and software provided by third-party technology vendors. Therefore, the division does not warrant that the functions or services performed by, or that the information or software on the system, will meet the user’s requirements.