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Heritage Schools K-12th Grade Registration Information for 2017-2018 School Year

Parents can download these documents to fill out ahead of registration sessions. You will need Adobe pdf reader for printing and viewing (https://get.adobe.com/reader/).

Registration Dates/Times/General Information:

HERITAGE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.8

Heritage Elementary/JH School   (217) 896-2421

Heritage High School (217) 834-3393

Opening of School Information

2017-2018

Registration forms have been placed on-line at the www.heritage8.org website. All forms should be printed out, completed and returned to the appropriate school office.  If you cannot access the forms on-line, packets will be available during registration.  Kindergarten screenings will take place the second week of August 2017, after fall registration dates have been completed.

All payments and fees will be due on the dates listed for fall registration.

Fall Registration Dates

Aug.8, 2017:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m. & 1:30 – 6:30 p.m.

                               Aug. 9, 2017: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

**All registration is being completed at Heritage Elementary /Junior High School, located at 512 W. First St., Homer, Il.

Please note the additional information needed for the following grades:

Kindergarten:      All students entering kindergarten must have a certified birth certificate and proof of a              physical, including BMI portion of the form filled out, all immunizations (including proof of two varicella (chicken pox) vaccines) must be up to date, documentation on the physical regarding the Lead Risk Assessment, dental and eye exams.  Health History on physical form completed and signed by parent.

2nd Grade:           All students entering 2nd grade must have proof of a dental exam.

6th Grade:           All students entering 6th grade must have proof of physical, T-dap vaccination, proof of two varicella (chicken pox) vaccinations, meningitis vaccine, all immunizations up to date and dental exam. Health History on physical form completed and signed by parent.

9th Grade:           All students entering the 9th grade must have proof of a physical exam, proof of two doses of Chicken Pox vaccine (Varicella) and T-dap vaccinations.

12th Grade:        All seniors are to show proof of having the MCV4 (Meningitis vaccine). If you had one on or after your 16th birthday, then only one is required. If you had one before your 16th birthday, then a second vaccine is required.

Athletic Participation:   Students participating in athletics must have a completed physical exam prior to the start of the season.  Forms will be available at registration or at either of the Heritage school buildings.   In addition, all athletes must either purchase school insurance or parents may sign a waiver stating that the athlete is covered by a family insurance plan.

Important Dates:

Aug. 8, 2017:                   Registration 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. & 1:30p.m. – 6:30p.m.  Registration fees paid

Aug. 9, 2017:                   Registration 8:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. , Registration fees paid

Aug. 17, 2017:                 Teacher’s Institute – EL/JH School Year’s Eve – 5:30pm-6:30pm

Aug. 18, 2017:                 First student attendance day 1st -12th grades – 8:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Aug. 22, 2017:                First student attendance day for Kindergarten – 8:00 – 2:50 p.m.

Documents and Forms Download Area:

Registration Letter 2017-2018 (Registration Dates/Times/General Information All Students)

2017-2018 Data Form (All students K-12)

New Student Demographic Form 2017-2018 (For New Students Entering Heritage Schools or have demographic info changes since 2016-2017 School Year)

Emergency Plan for Early Dismissal 2017-2018 (for students K-5)

PROOF OF RESIDENCY (For New Students Entering Heritage Schools or have moved/transferred in/out during or since 2016-2017 School Year, State Mandated Guidelines and Form for District Proof of Residency)

PESTICIDE APPLICATION REGISTRY NOTICE 2017-2018 (For all students required)

School supply list for 2017 20018 (Sections for all elementary and junior high students)

Nurse Letter (From DiAnne Boyd, Heritage School Nurse to Parents)

Kindergarten Medical Requirements (Kindergarten Only requirements highlighted here)

Medical Requirements for students entering Kindergarten 12th 2017-18 (Required documentation for students entering K, 2nd, 6th, 9th, and 12th Grades Specifically)

Medication Authorization Form (For any student requiring medication during school day)

Student Medical History (For all students)

Military Form 2017-2018 (for high school students only)