Fort Mill School District
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Staggered Kindergarten Start for the 2017 - 2018 School Year
Staggered Kindergarten Start for the 2017 - 2018 School Year
Posted on 07/19/2017

 

Staggered Kindergarten Start for the 2017-2018 school year

If your student is a kindergartner in the 2017-2018 school year, they will begin school on a staggered basis. As noted in the schedule below, children will attend “their first day” according to their birth month, then all kindergarten students will start together on Wednesday, August 23.

 

Kindergarten Staggered Start for the 2017/2018 Academic School Year

Thursday, August 17, 2017

 

Kindergartners with JAN, FEB, and MAR birthdays ONLY attend.

Friday, August 18, 2017

 

Kindergartners with APR, MAY, and JUN birthdays ONLY attend.

Monday, August 21, 2017

 

Kindergartners with JUL, AUG, and SEP birthdays ONLY attend.

**Please note: this is a half day due to the eclipse. Elementary students dismiss at 11:00 a.m. **

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

 

Kindergartners with OCT, NOV, and DEC birthdays ONLY attend.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

 

ALL kindergarten students attend.

 

The complete 2017-2018 academic calendar can be found here.

Expected Benefits for Staggering the Kindergarten Start Date

Our teachers will have extra time to get to know your child and attending family members.

  • Your child will learn many of the routines and procedures, such as the lunch/car/bus lines, without being overwhelmed in a new environment.

    Enables our teachers to gain insight into the learning needs of your child.

  • Helps younger children make the adjustment to a full day of school.

  • Fosters a successful school year by creating a positive experience for your child, through all the benefits previously mentioned.