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Save the Date - Registration and Meet & Greet!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

8 a.m.-1 p.m.

All NEW and RETURNING families must attend Registration and Meet & Greet!


Committee Chairs Needed!

Interested in getting more involved next year? We need your help! We are looking for co-chairs for the following committees:
New Families
Literacy/Media Center (Visiting Authors)
Merchant Partners
Spirit Wear
DCPC/Community Liaison
2nd Grade Production
Academic Competitions (Math Olympiad)
Please take a look at the PTO Committees page for descriptions of all the committees and contact Jodi Rosenberg or Sarah Parrish if you are interested or have questions.

Summer Registration for New Students

The hours for registering new students at Vanderlyn over the summer are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Summer registration begins on Tuesday, June 2nd and ends on Thursday, July 23rd. Registration will be closed the week of July 4th (Tuesday, June 30th and Thursday, July 2nd).


Please bring the following documents with you:

Student Registration Packet*

Household Registration Packet*

Also bring originals and copies of the following:

• Proof of residency- Recent utility bill (power, water or gas) OR Signed Lease or Deed

• Child’s certified birth certificate or passport

• Child’s Social Security card (Waivers are available)

• Immunization Form 3231 with 2nd Varicella

• Vision-Hearing-Dental Form 3300

• Parent’s photo ID

*For your convenience the Registration Packets, both Household and Student packets, are available to print off from the DeKalb County School website (http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/registration - choose the top 2 links under Documents/Forms) that you can complete before you come to Vanderlyn.

If your child was born outside the United States and is new to DeKalb County Schools, you will need to register them at the International Welcome Center before coming to Vanderlyn. For more information call the International Welcome Center at 678-676-6602.



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