Peabody Kindergartners Must Have Immunization Shots

Vaccinations1

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR REGISTERING YOUR KINDERGARTEN CHILD FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR:

All Kindergarten and PreK registering for  for the 2014-2015 school year must
have the required immunizations mentioned below. According to district policies, Peabody cannot register any student who does not have the required documentation by July 29th. Even if you have turned in the documentation to our office, parents or guardians will still need to bring in a copy of this information with them when they register.

CLICK HERE FOR SCS OFFICIAL PAGE ON IMMUNIZATIONS. 

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) has immunization requirements for children enrolling in child care and school. Children who start pre-school, pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 7th grade, or are a new student starting school in Tennessee for the first time, all will need a new official Tennessee Certificate of Immunization to provide to the school or child care provider when asked for an immunization certificate.

You can find out more about the vaccine requirements online at  http://health.state.tn.us/CEDS/required.htm or you can contact your healthcare provider or local health department. For general information about vaccines, visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines.

Registration

Whether you are brand new to Peabody Elementary or the school is like your second home – every child has to register, every year. Here’s what you’ll need. 

3311300060_d7f184a3c0_m.jpg.thumb100ALL REGISTRATION WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE STARTING MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015.

Click here to go to SCS information on online registration.

Be aware that if you have never completed an online registration before — you will need to create a new account.  Also, if you do not have the tools necessary to complete online registration (such as a computer, wi-fi access, scanner) or if you are having problems registering – please click this link to find available resources.

Click here to go to SCS Online Registration Information Page!

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE SHELBY COUNTY REGISTRATION SITE, AS THERE ARE DIFFERENT REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS — AS WELL AS KINDERGARTNERS AND RETURNING STUDENTS WHO HAVE CHANGED ADDRESSES.

Here’s what you need to bring with you for registration.  IMPORTANT!

Kindergarten

4384322467_f7d933d4b4_m.jpg.thumb100

 Kindergarten students must be 5 years-old on/before August 31, 2014
  • Every child at Peabody must register, every year.
  • Registration will take place inside the Peabody Elementary cafeteria:

Early Registration      

Tuesday, July 22nd from 4-7 pm

Regular Registration  

Tuesday, July 29th  8am – 3:00 pm or 5 -8 pm.

Here’s what you need to bring with you for registration.  IMPORTANT!

Immunization

All Kindergarteners must have a doctor’s confirmation of shots to register. Due July 29th at registration.  Information about immunization here.

Staggered Entry

Please make sure you arrange for childcare the week of August 4th

Your child will participate in a one-day only Peabody Kindergarten Orientation, also known as “staggered entry”.

The classroom teacher will call you after registration to inform you of the one-day orientation/testing day.

Your child’s first full week of school is August 11th

Shelby County Schools calendar. Here is the calendar for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Teacher Requests

Peabody will try to accommodate teacher request on a first to register basis.  The school reserves the right to ensure that all classrooms are evenly distributed in learning needs, personalities and disciplinary issues.

 All Other Information: 

Check out our Back to School List for information about school supplies, uniform, etc.

Finally – relax.  The first day is a big day for you and your child.  Why? It’s the start of your family journey through Peabody Elementary.  Join your Peabody PTA so you can be involved, stay informed, and get to know all the great families at Peabody Elementary!