SAD 53, Burnham, Pittsfield and Detroit, kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year has begun. Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 15, 2014, in order to start school. Screening information is available by calling Manson Park School at 487-2281 prior to April 4.

The screening will be held Friday, May 2, at Manson Park School. Appointments will be made after the completed paperwork has been returned. As part of the screening process children will be involved in activities which include: general readiness, vision, hearing, motor coordination and speech/language development. To complete registration forms, you will need a copy of your child’s Vital Record of Live Birth and proof of immunization including the varicella vaccination.

Call now or stop by Manson Park School to receive your registration packet.

The Manson Park Preschool Program is also taking applications for the 2014-15 school year program. If your child was born between Oct. 15, 2009, and Oct. 15, 2010,, he/she is eligible for the free program open to all families of MSAD 53.

If you are interested in this program, contact the Superintendent’s Office at 487-5107 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. for an application. To complete the application, you will need to bring a copy of your child’s Vital Record of Live Birth and proof of immunization including the varicella vaccination. The screening will be held at Manson Park School on June 2. Families will be notified beginning in June if their child has been accepted into the program.