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Kinder Launch countdown begins

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If you have a child who will turn 5 years old on or before September 1, 2024, then it is almost time to launch them into Kindergarten. The Phoenix-Talent School District will host Kinder Launch events at all three of our elementary schools – Phoenix Elementary, Talent Elementary and Orchard Hill Elementary – on April 17, 2024, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

If you are unsure which school your child should attend, you can view our district map by clicking here. If you are still unsure after viewing the map, please contact the district office at 541-535-1517.

At Kinder Launch, families will have the opportunity to meet the kindergarten teachers, learn about the school and pre-register their children for the upcoming 2024-25 school year. They will also receive tips on how to prepare their children for kindergarten.

Families who are considering registering their child for the Two-way Bilingual Immersion program should visit our TWI webpage and fill out the interest form when it opens up for the 2024-25 school year in April.

Here is what you should bring to Kinder Launch:

  • Your child
  • Proof of age (birth certificate or other documents)
  • Proof of address (i.e. recent utility bill). Here's information regarding why we verify residency: English / Spanish
  • Vaccine records
  • Oregon vaccine requirements can be found here: Eng / Spn

For more information, please contact your neighborhood school or the district office: Phoenix Elementary (541-535-3353); Talent Elementary (541-535-1531); Orchard Hill Elementary (541-779-1766); PTS district office (541-535-1517).