School News – April 6

Franklin kindergarten sign-up opens this week

Kindergarten registration will be Tuesday for Franklin families.

Parents of upcoming kindergarten students are invited to register their children from 4 to 7 p.m. at the elementary school where the child will attend.

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.

Clark-Pleasant schools announce registration

Kindergarten registration for Clark-Pleasant Community School Corp. will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m. April 15.

Parents should bring the child and the child’s birth certificate and shot record.

Registration can be started at the school district’s website, but parents must attend the date to finalize enrollment.

Riley program accepting camper applications

“Blast from the Past” is the theme for this year’s Camp Riley program, a camp for kids with physical disabilities.

Online applications to secure a spot are available at Camp Riley is conducted 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,

Local students serve as pages at Statehouse

Local students got an inside look at state government.

Daniel Jackson, Franklin; Garrett Tapia, Greenwood; Daniel and Will Ketchum, Nineveh; Analia Tapia, Greenwood; all served as pages for Rep. Woody Burton.

Madisyn McAffee, Franklin, served as a page for Rep. John Price

All students are ome-schooled.

Pages observe actions on bills, tour the Statehouse and run errands for legislators.

Roncalli students named scholars

Five Roncalli High School seniors were selected into Marian University’s San Damiano Scholars Program.

The scholarship program is for students interested in becoming leaders in parishes, schools, health care and not-for-profits.

The five Roncalli San Damiano Scholars are Ashley Minton, Rachel McKay, Kristin Foresman, Matthew Long and Jessica Rikke.