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West Orange School District to Hold Kindergarten Presentation

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Kindergarten teacher Jean Tirrito left leads her students to their classroom on the first day of classes at the Gregory School in West Orange. (2008) Credits: Robert Sciarrino, NJ.com
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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Registration for the upcoming school year is close at hand. Any West Orange resident who has a child turning five on or before Oct. 1 is invited to attend an informational presentation regarding All-Day Kindergarten on Tuesday, March 12, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Washington Elementary School, located at 289 Main Street.  

Parents and guardians will have the opportunity to meet the principals of the seven elementary schools, receive information about what children do in a full-day kindergarten program, and gain an understanding of the steps to take to successfully ready children for this educational milestone. Board members and Interim Superintendent James O'Neill are also expected to be in attendance. Each school will also hold orientation sessions for parents and children prior to the start of the new school year.

For more information on registration, which officially begins on April 8, go to: http://www.woboe.org/Registration.

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