School News – March 23



Franklin kindergarten sign-up opens in April

Kindergarten registration will be in April for Franklin families.

Parents of upcoming kindergarten students are invited to register their children from 4 to 7 p.m. April 7 at each elementary school in Franklin schools.

District’s schools plan kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for Center Grove students has been set. Registration will be from 6 to 7 p.m. April 14 at all elementary schools in the district.

Children must be 5 years old by Aug. 1.

Parents should bring the child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency. Adults wanting to volunteer with the school should bring their driver’s license.

Riley program accepting camper applications

Applications are being accepted for this year’s Camp Riley program, a camp for kids with physical disabilities.

“Blast from the Past” is the theme for the camp in 2015. Online applications to secure a spot are available at Camp Riley is hosted at Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s outdoor recreation center near Martinsville.

The staff-to-camper ratio never exceeds one to three. Children ages 8 to 18 can attend one of five Camp Riley sessions offered during a six-week span in June and July. Sessions offer swimming, hiking, horseback riding, vertical climbing, canoeing, art projects and other activities.

New families may attend Newcomer’s Day on May 30 at Camp Riley to learn more.

Riley Children’s Foundation subsidizes most of each child’s camper fee. The fee families are asked to pay is determined on a sliding scale based on household income.

Information: 877-867-4539,

Roncalli hosts prom for senior citizens

Roncalli High School students helped senior citizens get in touch with their inner teen.

The school’s student council had a prom for the residents of St. Paul’s Hermitage.

Students got dressed up, arrived early to set up and spent the evening reaching out to the residents, inviting them to dance, play games or just share cookies, punch and conversation. They crowned a king and queen of the prom.