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Simpson Elementary School to Hold Preschool Screenings, Kindergarten Roundup

Simpson Elementary
Simpson Elementary

Exciting things are happening this spring as USD 407 prepares for the 2023-2024 school year. Between developmental screenings, preschool enrollment and kindergarten roundup, there is a lot of information for you to know.

USD 407 is hosting developmental screenings for all children ages three years to five years, 11 months. The screenings provide parents with information about hearing, vision, emotional, academic concepts, self-help and physical milestones. The screenings are a requirement for the four-year-old preschool application. These are not kindergarten screenings. Information about kindergarten screenings will be sent out soon. Please CLICK HERE to sign up for a time.

Four-year-old Simpson Preschool applications are now being accepted for the fall 2023-2024 school year. USD 407 will offer both a morning and afternoon section five days a week minus one Friday off a month for required parent communication. Your child must be four as of August 31, 2023. Transportation will be provided to take students back to a licensed daycare at the end of the morning or pickup to start the afternoon class. They will be accepting 30 students for preschool based on at risk factors or time of received application. An official roster will be released April 15. A developmental screening is required, so please use the link above to sign up for a time slot. Please CLICK HERE to complete the preschool application.

Students who are five years old as of August 31, 2023 are eligible for kindergarten. USD 407 will have an informational Kindergarten Roundup meeting at Simpson Elementary School on Tuesday, April 11 at 6 PM. Please bring your child with you for this fun evening. You will sign up for a time slot to complete their screening on April 27 or 28. This screening gives USD 407 the opportunity to connect with you and your child as well as provides them with information so they can prepare for the fall. Please CLICK HERE to inform them of your incoming kindergarten student.

Stop in to Simpson Elementary if you would like school staff to complete the digital application for you.

(Information courtesy Katie Revell, Simpson Elementary Principal.)