UPK screenings to begin; registration still open

Screenings for the Liberty Central School District’s free Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program for the 2024-25 school year will begin today and continue through Monday, July 15. Those who have not registered for the program may also do so at that time, as there are still spaces available.

The screening sessions will be held at the Liberty Elementary School from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, July 10 and 11, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, and noon to 3 p.m. Monday, July 15.

To register, call 845-292-5400, ext. 2331, or attend one of the UPK Screening sessions. Parents or guardians will fill out an application at that time. They must also bring a copy of parent/guardian’s photo ID; custody papers, if applicable; proof of residency, such as a utility bill or rental lease; and the child’s birth certificate, immunization records and a copy of recent physical exam, which must include all school physical exam requirements. Parents and guardians are encouraged to check with their child’s doctor for details.

Classes will be held at Liberty Elementary School and G&D Services at the former White Sulphur Springs Elementary School. Busing will be available for all students.

Students must be 4 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2024, to qualify for the program.

Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, email Interim Assistant Superintendent Marianne Serratore at mserratore@libertyk12.org or call 845-292-5400, ext. 2052.