Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year will begin March 1 and will be ongoing throughout the spring and summer. Children who turn 5 by Dec. 1, 2018 and are District residents are eligible for kindergarten. Registration is by appointment only. Call 686-3665 to make an appointment, or stop in the Registration Office for a kindergarten registration packet and make the appointment in person. The Registration Office is located in the District Office at 3600 Union Road (use High School entrance). Registration Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For children who are attending pre-K in District schools and are already registered in the District, parents will not need to re-register for kindergarten. Pre-k parents and guardians will receive a letter and a brief questionnaire to complete and return to the registrar for processing for kindergarten enrollment.
2018-19 UNIVERSAL PRE-K PROGRAM (FULL-DAY) 3 and 4 yr. Old Programs
NUTRIOUS FREE MEALS ARE AVAILABLE
For over two years, Hunger Free America has been operating the USDA National Hunger Hotline. The hotline is a resource for individual and families seeking information on how to obtain food. During summer months, the USDA National Hunger Hotline serves as a vital resource connecting children 18 years old and under at approved sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children. To find a summer meals site near you, please click here. The hotline can be reached at 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish) from Monday through Friday (7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET).
We are dedicated to keeping our children safe while they are in school. Keep in mind that use of the Internet may open the door to sexual predators. Open communication about personal safety and prevention can make children less vulnerable targets. We encourage you to talk to your children about being safe. We encourage you to take the responsibility to check the websites noted below for up-to-date information regarding all levels of sex offenders. Websites contain more current information which will allow you to make decisions about safety more frequently and more accurately.
Questions about Megan’s Law or this notification may be directed to the Cheektowaga Police Department (686-3544); website address is: www.cpdny.org - click on crime information - sex offenders.
You may also contact the New York State Offender Registry Unit (1-800-262-3257 toll free) or check the Division of Criminal Justice Services website: http://criminaljustice.state.ny.us and choose the Sex Offender Registry.