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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7A Kindergarte.n Round Up rides into Quincy" Kindergarten Round Up will be held at Pioneer Elementary School Tuesday, May 1, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Parents can pick up the registration packet at the school. Complete the pack- et and bring it with the child's immunization record and birth certification May 1. An important reminder is that children must be 5 years old on or before Nov. 1, 2012. Starting school is one of the most important and exciting events in a child's and par- ent's life together. Round Up helps with the transition of starting school and can make it a more positive event. Parents of a child entering kindergarten may h/ve many concerns. "Will my child be ready to handle a new school? .... Will the teacher be able to help my child? .... Will the school be safe? .... Will my child meet new friends?" "How will my child behave?" Children have their own worries: "Who's going to help me? .... Will other kids like me? .... Will my teacher like me? .... What happens when I have to go to the bathroom?" "Who is going to meet me af- ter school?" Parents can talk to their child ahead of time, asking, "Do you have any questions about starting school? Do you want to talk about anything special about school?" At Kindergarten Round Up parents will have the opportu- nity to talk about all of these issues with school staff, health care providers, other profes- sionals, volunteers and other parents. The May I event also makes it possible for a child to complete the kindergarten health requirements and to visit his or her soon-to-be school. Parents and children are welcome to attend Kinder- garten Round Up even if they have already completed the health requirements (physical and immunizations). New kindergartners receive a back- pack filled with school sup- plies at Round Up. For more information call Pioneer Ele- mentary School at 283-6520. There are many simple things that parents can do during the next few months to help a child get ready to start school in the fall. --Teach your child to be safe by making sure he knows his first and last name, home phone number and street address. --Become familiar with Pio- neer Elementary School by visiting the classroom ahead of time. Explor e the play- ground. Find the best way to get to the bus stop or the school. --Show your child that learning is fun and encourage curiosity. Play games with words, numbers and colors. Garden and cook together. Go on local field trips. Share books with your child often. --Encourage helpful habits like dressing and choosing clothes for herself, doing sim- i ple chores, and sticking to a ! schedule. ', --Support physical develop- ! ment by providing plenty of outdoor activities. Fine-motor skills will be enhanced with art and writing opportunities at home. --Help him develop social skills by providing opportuni- ties to play with other chil- : dren close to his age. By the time August comes around, parents and children will be more prepared, relaxed and excited for this important family event. Sandy and Corrie, You do a great job for all of us. Mike & the Crew River Disposal Waste Management Carlna, Jennifer and Brenda, Thank you for taking good care, of our animal friends. Dr. Gary Klement, D.V.M. . American Valley Animal HospRal J 6, ie and Dawn, You give our patients the best smi.le s in town! Troy C. Van Pelt, DDS Family Dentistry Mina, Thank you for everything you do. You always go up and beyond. Brad & Cliff Plumas County Glass Bonnie and Marilyn, From freezing to hot and warm too you take care of us all and keep our cats happy too! Judl & Jim Madden Madden Plumbing Janice Robinson-Haman & Staff, . Thank you everyone for all your hard work and for all the "extras" you do. You really make our guests feel welcome. Ghulam Fareed Gold Pan Lodge Patty, Thank you for always making us shinel Mark Tande Hi-Tech Frame & Finish . Carol Klem, Thanks for o helping us out. You're the greatest Earl & Edle West End Theater Dramaworks Melanle, Glnny, Wendy and Rezeda, Quarterlies, Deadlines and Extensions too, We'd go out of our minds if it weren't for you. Ken &.John Barnard & Associates "How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes." - Maya Angelou From everyone here at the department, we thank you for taking such good care of us! Chief Robbie Cassou Quincy Fire To: Judy (the artist)Dailey Gayle (the great) McNabb Angela (the cleaner) Wilcox Heather (the dj) Alexander Thank you. Fro'rn all of us at SPl, Quincy , llr Alak'l,  Mahala na na mea apau 'oe hana. i !i, Thank you for everything you do. tf '; Ko 'oil 'oli nui lele. 4   Your enthusiasm is contagious. ';L. Hau 'oli La Kakau 'Olelo. : Happy Assistant's Day lokua Josh Hulu Kahawal Ho'olkalka Klno Feather River Fitness Alisa, Thank you for all your effort and hard work. You are so appreciated for everything you do. Brent, Tim & the Guys at Wilburn Construction lngrld and Janet, Thank you for making our jobs easier! From the 4 Child Support Crew