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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION INFORMATION

REGISTRATION FOR 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Dates: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 and Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Times: 10am - 2pm
Location: Cali Gym

We do not open the doors until 10am. You may come to either of the two registration days. There is no priority given for early arrival.

MUST BRING:

1) ONLINE pre-enrollment

Available between 1/22 and 1/30 only. If unable to pre-enroll online, please ask for assistance in the Cali office or come on one of the registration days with enough time to complete it then.

2) Proof of age

One of the following documents:

A certified copy of a birth certificate or a statement by the local Registrar or County Recorder certifying the date of birth

A duly attested baptism certificate

A passport

When none of the above documents is obtainable, an affidavit of the parent/guardian

3) Immunization Records 4) Proof of Residency

Any TWO of the following documents showing the name and address of the parent/guardian within the district.

Property tax payment receipt

Rental property contract, lease, or payment receipt

Utility service contract, statement, or payment receipt (a cell phone receipt is not considered a utility)

Pay stub

Voter registration

Correspondence from a government agency

A notarized Declaration of residency executed by the student's parent/guardian

A Declaration of residency by the student if student is an unaccompanied youth as defined in 42 USC 11434a

If the student is residing in the home of a caregiving adult within district boundaries, an affidavit executed by the caregiving adult in accordance with Family Code 6552

Want to wait in fewer lines? Come with copies of all your documentations and complete the pre-enrollment online.

Children must have been born on or before September 1, 2014.

Current Cali parents: to volunteer at kinder registration, please click here

MANDATORY MEETINGS

In order for your child to be considered for enrollment in Cali Calmécac's Kindergarten program, you must attend a Program Orientation meeting AND a Kindergarten Information meeting.

2019 MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH

These dates are subject to change

Program Orientation (Administration)

Date: Thursday, Feb. 7th

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cali Gym

Kindergarten Information (Kinder Teachers)

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 26th New date: Tuesday, March 12th

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cali Gym

2019 MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN SPANISH

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Program Orientation (Administration)

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 12th

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cali Gym

Kindergarten Information (Kinder Teachers)

Date: Thursday, Feb. 21st

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cali Gym

SCHOOL TOURS

Please sign in at the office and get a visitor tag before going to classrooms. These dates have been set aside for parents to come to school and observe kindergarten classes while they are in session. These visits are for PARENTS ONLY.

Visitation days - Meet in the office - Parents only

10 a.m.

2018: Oct. 23, Nov. 27

2019: Jan. 15, Jan. 22

Cali Calmécac Open House

Thursday, April, 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

A great opportunity to visit all grade levels!

PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten will be a new and exciting experience for your child. Take this opportunity to expose them to Spanish – Check out a Spanish book at the library, go over any words or numbers you know, listen to Spanish children’s CD’s – Jose Luis Orozco, Tatiana, or switch the language track on your child’s favorite video to Spanish for a while.

Finally, your child should be able to do most of the following to get the most out of Kindergarten:

Listen to stories without interrupting

Recognize rhyming sounds

Pay attention for short periods of time to adult-directed tasks

Understand actions have both causes and effects

Show understanding of general times of day

Cut with scissors

Trace basic shapes

Begin to share with others

Start to follow rules

Be able to recognize authority

Manage bathroom needs

Button shirts, pants, coats, and zip up zippers

Begin to control oneself

Separate from parents without being upset

Speak understandably

Talk in complete sentences of five to six words

Look at pictures and then tell stories

Identify rhyming words

Identify the beginning sound of some words

Identify some alphabet letters

Recognize some common sight words like "stop"

Sort similar objects by color, size, and shape

Recognize groups of one, two, three, four, and five objects

Count to ten

Bounce a ball

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.