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Registration Opens for Next School Year

April 30, 2008 – Parents wishing to enroll their children in public school for the 2008-2009 school year are advised that the registration period begins on Monday, May 5, and continues through Thursday, May 29, according to a press release from Acting Insular Superintendent for St. Thomas-St. John District Jeanette Smith-Barry.
Students will be registered on specific dates according to the first letter of the last name. Registration is held from 8:15 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, at the Department of Education's Curriculum Center (located in Anna's Retreat across from the Seventh-day Adventist Church).
Parents and guardians are reminded that the child or children to be registered must be present at registration and the following documents are required for processing:
1. Original birth certificate (U.S. citizens only)
2. Passport (foreign or American) or Resident Card or Naturalization Certificate
3. Virgin Islands Immunization Record and clearance form from the Immunization Clinic located at the Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center. A V.I. Immunization Card with the attached clearance form issued at Roy Lester Schneider Hospital is a mandatory requirement. No exceptions will be made.
4. Report card or transcript from previous school
5. Social Security card or number
6. Proof of physical address (Example: Official document such as a WAPA bill showing name and street address)
7. Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and evaluation data, if applicable
8. Notarized letter granting temporary guardianship, if applicable
2008-2009 St. Thomas-St. John Public School Registration Dates
Parents are further reminded that students entering kindergarten must be five years of age on or before Dec. 31, 2008.
The schedule for students to be registered during the noted period is as follows in accordance with the first letter of their last name:

Date and First Letter of Last Name

May 6…………………A
May 7…………………B
May 8…………………C
May 9…………………D and E
May 13………………F and G
May 14………………H, I, J
May 15………………K and L
May 16………………M
May 20………………N and O
May 21………………P and Q
May 22………………R
May 23………………S
May 27………………T
May 28………………U and V
May 29………………W – Z

Registration for children residing on the island of St. John will be held from 8:30-11:45 a.m., on Friday, May 30, at the Julius E. Sprauve School.
For more information, contact Belinda West-O'Neal, student affairs coordinator, at 775-2250, ext. 8530.

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