New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 15, 2018

Kindergarten registration is Apr. 19

By Community Member | March 5, 2018 6:12 pm

One of the biggest milestones in a child’s journey is starting school and being ready to succeed. On Thursday, Apr. 19, Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond will hold its eighth annual Regional Kindergarten Campaign for Charles City and New Kent.

Children who are five years old by Sept. 30 can start kindergarten this upcoming fall, but needs to register. Registration will be held at Charles City Elementary School, George Watkins Elementary School, and New Kent Elementary School. In New Kent, visit (click “For Parents) to see what elementary zone your child falls in. In Charles City, visit (under parents) for more information.

Registration in New Kent is 9:30-11 a.m., while hours in Charles City are 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Documents needed at time of registration include the child’s official birth certificate, child’s social security card, proof of address, school entrance health form, and photo identification for parent or legal guardian.

For more information on the event, New Kent parents may call 966-9650 and Charles City parents may call 652-4617.