Kindergarten registration scheduled for April 17 at La Jolla’s Bird Rock Elementary

Bird Rock Elementary School will host “Kindergarten & New Student Registration,” 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in its auditorium, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave. Families who register on or just after that date will also be invited to a “Welcome, New Bird Rockers!” celebration in mid-May, followed by a “Getting Ready for K” presentation by the K teachers in June.

Children, ages 5 and under as of Oct. 2, 2008, are eligible for kindergarten. Other requirements include: two different original verification and proof of residency, immunization records with doctor’s signature or stamp, original birth certificate, two emergency phone numbers (in addition to parents’ home and work numbers), and a parent’s California driver’s license number.

Verification of residency items include: One current monthly bill with name and service address from San Diego Gas & Electric Company; telephone company with name and service address; cable company with name and service address; current rental agreement with name, landlord’s name, telephone number, and address; or escrow papers closed within last three months.