yearbook 2019-2020







Ranson Elementary School

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020

 

To find out which school your child will attend, contact
the Jefferson County Schools Transportation Department at  304-725-7664

 

PLEASE BRING YOUR CHILD TO REGISTRATION

 

Speech, Language and Hearing Screenings will be conducted at the time of registration.
Please bring an original state certified birth certificate with the state seal, as per requirement of WV State Law.  Information for acquiring West Virginia documentation can be obtained at your county court house. 
Also, please bring proof of residency and a social security card.
 

EVERY CHILD ENROLLING
MUST HAVE A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SCREENING

 as well as proof of a DENTAL EXAMINATION COMPLETED

 

Health Check Forms are available at local physicians’ offices, the Jefferson County Board of Education
office and the Pupil Services web page, under Medical Forms. 
There is no specific form for the dental exam – at a minimum, proof of exam should show
 the date of the exam (must be within the previous 12 months) and have the dentist’s signature.

 

REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS

Please be prepared to show proper documentation.

 

-DPT – Four doses required.  One dose must be after the 4th birthday.

-Polio – Three doses required.  One dose must be after the 4th birthday.

-Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) – Two doses required.  First dose must be after the 1st birthday.

-Varicella (Chickenpox) – Two doses required.  First dose must be after the 1st birthday.

-Hepatitis B – Three doses required.  Last dose must be after the age of 6 months.

-Tuberculin Test - Only required for students in high risk categories. See Jefferson County Health Department for screening information.

 

* To find out how to get immunization records, contact your family physician or contact the Jefferson County Health Department at 304-728-8416. 
  
The Health Department holds monthly immunization clinics.

 

A child must be 5 years old before July 01 to enter Kindergarten

 

School policy allows admission of children born between July 01 and July 15th inclusive only
if they meet eligibility requirements.

 

To be eligible for early Kindergarten entrance, the child must score at or above the ninety fifth percentile on a standardized comprehensive measure of developmental skills when compared to age norms appropriate to a child who would be 5 years old prior to July 01.  This assessment will be administered by qualified Jefferson County personnel.

 

To enroll a child born between those dates, please contact the Pupil Services Department
at 304-728-9236.

 

Programmatic or Curriculum questions concerning Kindergarten should be addressed to
Dr. Sherry Hetzel at 304-728-9239.

IF YOU MISS THESE REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITIES, PLEASE CALL THE SCHOOL WITHIN
YOUR HOME DISTRICT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
.

 

Ranson Elementary School Celebrates
American Education Week


Grandparents Lunch

Grandparents were invited to join our students for Lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


WVU Parents Session

​​Parents were invited to attend a program / session on "Parenting in the 21st Century" held by Amanda Johnson with WVU Extension Office in Tuesday, November 19th.

Business partner

Mrs. Stacie Rohn with the Boys and Girls Club reading to a class on Thursday, November 21.



AWS
Cassette stopped by to donate supplies to the Animal Welfare Society and visit with one of the 3rd grade classes. 


deltas
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority  ( Carla Hunter & Delores Foster) hosted the Pillowcase Project on Friday, November 22nd.


Pumpkin  Day Activities
in the Outdoor Classroom

Kindergarten had an educational Pumpkin Day while using the Outdoor Classroom.
Pumpkin Life Cycle
Students creating headbands while learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin, and investigating the parts of the plant.

pumpkin science activity
Students participating in a science activity. They measured the pumpkin using inch worms, and observed if the pumpkins sink or float.

pumpkin book
Book reading -  observing the characteristics of a pumpkin.

pumpkin volcano
Students observing the "Pumpkin Volcano" science activity.

Outdoor classroom donors
Mrs. Corbett with some of the Outdoor Classroom Donors.
(from left to right: Mr. Roger Ethier - EWBI, Mr. Robert Paich - Walmart Store Manager, and  Ms. Elisie Dunlap - Walmart Assistant Manager)

Beginning of the Year
Donations

Donation 1
The Bridge Church
Donation 2
Middleway Methodist Church
Donation 3The Rotary Club

Our Mission

Through excellence in teaching and learning, Jefferson County Schools will ensure that all students achieve academic success, value themselves and others, contribute to their communities, and succeed in a global society.

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