Kindergarten Registration Nights and Preschool Open House

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Monday Feb 22, 16

Kindergarten Registration Nights

Are you a parent of a child who will be in kindergarten next fall? Kindergarten registration nights begin in February. Elementary schools will host their kindergarten registration nights at the following times:

Montrose Elementary
February 22    6:30 p.m.

Northwinds Elementary
February 25    6 p.m.

Tatanka Elementary
February 29    6:30 p.m.

Parkside Elementary
March 3    6:30 p.m.

Hanover Elementary
March 7    6 p.m.

Discovery Elementary
March 8    6:30 p.m.

Early Childhood Screening

Screening is a requirement for entry into all Minnesota public schools. Children ages three to five years old will have their overall development checked in a one-hour appointment. The district provides this FREE service to all district residents. To make an appointment, please call 763-682-8408.

There is more information about kindergarten registration, required immunizations and free and reduced meal eligibility on the district's website at

Preschool Open House Nights

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is hosting preschool open house nights for the 2016-17 school year. Come and get more information, register for one of the class options listed below, meet the teachers and play in the classroom!

Ready Set Grow Preschool is a nine month/30 week preschool experience for children ages three to five years old to nurture social and skill development.    Activities include storytelling, finger plays, music, art, large muscle play and free choice.

Spring Into Preschool combines an ECFE parent-child class on one day with a child only preschool class the second day for three and four year old children and parents.

ECFE preschool features:

  • Licensed preschool teachers and assistants
  • Max. class sizes of 16 to 18
  • Academic learning that prepares children for kindergarten
  • 4-Star Parent Aware Quality Rating
  • Integrated classes serve children of all abilities
  • Financial assistance and scholarships available

Thursday, March 10
6:15-7:15 p.m.
Hanover Elementary

Monday, March 14
6:15-7:15 p.m.
Montrose Early Education Ctr.

Tuesday, March 15
6:15-7:45 p.m.
Parkside Elementary-Rm. 107
Discovery Elementary-Rm. EC2

If you have questions, call ECFE at 763-682-8780, visit the ECFE website or view their catalog pages for more information.