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  • Starting Kindergarten at Chief Joseph School in September?


    Please bring your registration into the main office as soon as possible! 
    Here are all the items we need:

    At the time of registration, you will be asked to provide the following documentation:

    • Immunization Records
      Oregon law requires all students enrolling for school to show evidence that they have received immunization against the following diseases: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), Polio, Varicella (chickenpox), Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, and Hib (Haemophilus influenzaetype B) for children under 5 years of age, or that they have an approved exemption.  Please download and complete the Oregon Certificate of Immunization and bring it with your enrollment forms. 

      Information on the Vaccine Requirements by grade level can be found on the Multnomah Education Service District Immunization website.

    • Vision and Dental Screening
      Oregon law requires every child who is seven (7) years of age or younger to have dental and vision screenings before entering school for the first time, so you will need to complete this form before the start of school.
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    • Proof of Age
      Proof of age for the student includes a birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport, other similar document. Your child is eligible for kindergarten if he/she is five year's old on or before September 1 of the enrolling school year.

    • Proof of Residency
      Two original documents as proof of residency are required for registration. These documents must be dated within the last 30 days and reflect the home address of the parent/guardian and student.
      • Financial Documents (bank statement, credit card bill, pay stub)
      • Utility Bills (phone, electric, natural gas, water)
      • Government Documents (Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, WIC, Oregon Health Plan). We do not accept driver’s license as proof of residency.
      • Insurance (home, rental, health or car)
      • Real Estate Documents (mortgage, rental, lease agreement)
      • Note: A driver's license is not an acceptable proof of residency
      If you cannot provide two proofs of residency or you are not the legal parent/guardian of the student, please contact the Enrollment and Transfer Center at 503-916-3205.

    • Contact Information
      Bring contact information from your student's previous school, if applicable.

    • Registration Form
      In addition to the above requirements, complete the new student registration form.

    Complete the Registration Process 
    Bring the requested documentation and completed registration form to your neighborhood or approved transfer school to complete the registration process. For privacy purposes, do not send documents by fax, email, or postal services. Bring documents with you at the time of registration. You may use this checklist for reference: 
    Kindergarten Registration Checklist (PDF)
    Kindergarten Registration Checklist (Doc)

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  • Congratulations Ms. Stro!

    K103 honored our very own Ms. Stro as educator of the month for April! She was nominated by a record number of parents and students for this award. She won a grant for her classroom and a technology grant for Chief Joseph Elementary School! Congratulations Ms. Stro!
     
    Read the full article here.