Call-in registration to be held for kindergarten
Alhambra Primary School will hold kindergarten call-in registration the week of Feb. 22-26. If you have a student turning five on or before Sept. 1, 2016, he or she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten in the fall of 2016.
If your child will be a kindergartner at Alhambra Primary, call 488-2200 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (If you live north of Interstate 70, your child should register at Alhambra Primary.)
Any family registering a student will need to provide a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate and proof of residency by the visitation date. Kindergarten visitation is scheduled for Alhambra Primary on Friday, May 6. If a student is not registered, he or she will not be involved in kindergarten visitation.
Early Childhood Screening
Free early childhood screenings for area 3- and 4-year-old will be held on Feb. 19 at Highland Primary. Testing will be to determine if a child will benefit by going to the Early Childhood Program or Pre-K. To schedule an appointment, call Mary Korte at 654-2107, ext. 2001. Pre-K students will not have school on this day.
The PTO Bowling and Family Night out fundraiser will be held on Feb. 27 at Poplar Junction Bowling Alley. This give those wanting to participate plenty of time to get their teams together. Contact the school for information on cost and number of people needed per team.
On Feb. 12, classes will have small Valentine’s parties. Parents are asked to make sure that if your child brings cards or candy that they have something for every child in the class.
Community Club Scholarship
A $500 scholarship is being offered by the Alhambra Community Club. It is open to Alhambra residents who are in a continuing educational program. Applications have been made available at Highland High School, and copies will be hung on the bulletin board at Maedge’s Restaurant in Alhambra. There is less than a month left to turn in the application.
Fire Department Scholarship
The Alhambra Fire Department is offering a $500 scholarship. Applicants must be living in the Alhambra Fire District and be a graduating senior in 2016. Forms may be picked up at Highland High School, or call John Mindrup at (618) 409-3941 to get the applications. The deadline for applying is April 15. Applications will be assessed and recipient chosen by an independent company.
Happy anniversary to the following couple on Feb. 10, John and Joni Sanders; Feb. 13, Jack and Nancy Waggener and on Feb. 16, Brent and Natalie Rinderer.
Happy birthday to all on Feb. 11, Linda Mriscin, and Karol Galbiati; Feb. 12, Matt Westfall, Mindy Mindrup, Nicholas Dugan, Jeff Warnke, Dave Duffin and Reagan Abert; Feb. 13, Elmer Frank and Kris Lynn, Andrew Bright; Feb. 14, Tim Stumpf and Jordan Holtgrave; Feb. 15, Jim Tillerson and Maddox Haselhorst; Feb. 16, Margie Abert, Vernon Uhe and Courtney Winet; Feb. 17, Carly Rakers; Feb. 18, Anita Suhre, Cindy Price, Phillip Henschen, and Kara Braundmeier.
To submitt items to the Alhambra News, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 488-7603 or (618) 910-9215.