Wood County Schools to hold pre-K, kindergarten registration fair

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools will hold a registration fair Wednesday for pre-k and kindergarten classes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fairplains Elementary School.

Students must have been 4 years old before July 1, 2021, to enroll. Parents/guardians may enroll for any school or site.

Parents also will have opportunities to receive information from a variety of local agencies. Representatives scheduled to participate include the Wood County Schools Mobile Health Unit for vaccine checks and dental screenings, Family Resource Network, Parent Educator Resource Center, West Virginia Birth-to-Three, United Way and West Virginia 211 and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library registration.

Free books and hands-on learning materials will be available for those who register, as well as coupons from Chick-fil-A, Wendy’s, McDonald’s or Sweet Frog.

In addition to school sites, the Wood County Schools collaborative pre-k sites available are:

* A Little People Place: 728 1/2 29th St., Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Madison — oversight school)

* Joyful Sound: 505 19th St., Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Emerson Elementary — oversight school)

* Precious Angels: 14 Highland Ave., Parkersburg, WV 26104 (Criss Elementary — oversight school)

For more information, questions should be directed to Melanie Cutright, Wood County Schools’ Office of Early Learning, 304-420-9663 or to mdcutrig@k12.wv.us.


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