The annual Kindergarten Round Up for Rush County Schools is from 8 a.m. to noon April 12, 2014 at Rushville Elementary School West. Parents who have students that will be age 5 by Aug. 1, 2014 should plan on attending this event. You will want to enter the Kindergarten Round Up by using the Rushville Elementary School West front sidewalk (sidewalk directly across the street from the Boys and Girls Club).
In preparation for this event, parents need to bring their perspective kindergartener, immunization records and birth certificate. Immunizations will be given by Meridian Health Services. Parents need to bring proof of insurance with them. If insurance is not available or does not cover immunizations, arrangements for free shots will be made. Free Vision Screening will be provided by Dr. Sickbert and Dr. Fenimore and Hearing Screenings will be provided by Rush County Schools’ Speech and Language teachers.
A community fair will be held in Rushville Elementary West gym and cafeteria. Also, a “Block” party will be provided by Purdue University in conjunction with Rush County Extension Office and or information from the Rush County Parenting Council. In addition a health fair will be provided with information and screenings from Rush Memorial Hospital.
Organizations participating in the community fair:
• Gentle Dentist-Knightstown
• Rush Memorial Hospital
• Rush County Sheriff’s Department
• Rushville Police Department
• Harcourt Outlines
• Big Brothers/Sisters
• Head Start 1
• Rushville Fire Department
• Rushville Public Library
• Rush County Extension Nutritionist
• Adult 211 education
• Emergency Management Services
We look forward to helping your child begin their education journey with Rush County Schools.
(Marianne Scott is the Legacy Fund Director/Information Officer for Rush County Schools)