Mendota District 289 hoping to get all kindergarten students prepared for 23-24 school year

Northbrook Principal Stacy Kelly talks Thursday evening in Mendota about kindergarten registration – Shaw Local Media photo – Charles Van Horn

MENDOTA – Mendota District 289 is hoping to get all kindergarten students prepared for the 2023-24 school year. Principal Stacy Kelly from Blackstone School gave a presentation Thursday at the District 289 School Board meeting about the drive-thru registration that was held last month, registering over 80 students for the upcoming year.

A gift bag for new students and parents was distributed that included coloring books, crayons and Play-Doh.  Fliers were also sent home for the parents to help prepare kindergartners for the first day of school.

Parents or guardians of a child who will be five-years-old on or before September 1, 2023 who haven’t registered yet, should contact the Blackstone School office as soon as possible at (815)539-6888.