Kimes School
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Kimes Elementary

School Information

Kimes School
Kimes Elementary School
1207 Reading St.
Streator, IL 61364 
815-672-2496 Phone
815-672-1344 Fax
Office Hours: 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
 
Mrs. Laura Dawson, Principal
ldawson@ses44.net
Mrs. Bev Martin, Secretary
Mrs. Lynn Vissering, Secretary
 
Illinois Central School Bus Company: 815-673-1100
 
18-19 Kimes School Times
 
PreSchool For All
AM Classes M-F:  8:45 AM - 11:15 AM
PM Classes M-F:  12:15 PM - 2:45 PM (1:45 PM before holidays)
No school on 1/2 days = Family Involvement Activities
 
Kdg./1st Grade
8:15 AM Doors Open and Breakfast Begins 
8:30 AM K/1 Classes Start
8:45 AM K/1 Tardy Time
3:05 Dismissal (2:05 on Wednesdays and Before Holidays) 

Getting Ready for the 19-20 School Year

Things to know.....
The 19-20 School Registration process will be online.  You will not need to report to the Knight of Columbus Hall in the summer.
 
Things to do now...
1. Make doctor, dentist, and eye doctor appointments now. 
2.  For all new preschoolers, kindergartners, and 1st graders, the school will need:
      - Certified birth certificate
      - Physical with lead screening results
      - Immunization record 
 
Dates to know... 
Wed. Apr. 10:  School Physicals at Northlawn -  All students entering Preschool and Kdg. are required to have a school physical before they start school on Aug. 19th.  The Streator Children's Clinic/Dr. San Gabriel will be at Northlawn School from 8:30 - 11:30 AM on Wed. Apr. 10 and Wed. May 8th. Walk-in are welcome but appointments are highly recommended.  Call 815-673-2353 to make an appointment.  Bring your insurance card.  Fees may apply.
Tues. April 23:  Registration letters will be mailed home and families can start registering.
Wed. May 8: School Physicals at Northlawn -  All students entering Preschool and Kdg. are required to have a school physical before they start school on Aug. 19th.  The Streator Children's Clinic/Dr. San Gabriel will be at Northlawn School from 8:30 - 11:30 on Wed. Apr. 10 and Wed. May 8th. Walk-in are welcome but appointments are highly recommended.  Call 815-673-2353 to make an appointment.  Bring your insurance card.  Fees may apply.
Wed. May 8 or Thurs. May 9th @ 8AM - 4PM: Kdg. Sign Up.  For all incoming kindergartners, parents and child will need to report to Kimes School for sign-up.  Computers will be available and staff will help with the online registration process.   Each child will be screened by Kimes Staff.
Thur. May 16 @ 5PM: Welcome to Kdg. Night.  Parents and incoming kindergarten student should come to Kimes School for a presentation, school tour, and to receive gifts for the student.  Computers will be available for online registration and any student not screened during Sign Up will be screened after the presentation.
Wed. June 5: Last Day of School with early dismissal
June and July: For all new preschool, kindergartners, and 1st graders, turn in physicals with lead screening results, Immunizations, Certified Birth Certificate, Eye Doctor results, and Dentist results to the Administration Building (next to McDonalds).
August 1st: All registration materials, including payment of fees, should be completed. Kimes School office will be open from 8 AM - 4 PM to turn in medical requirements and/or birth certificates.  School Board Policy 7:100 states: "The failure to comply with the above requirements by the first day of school of the current school will result in the student's exclusion from school until the required health forms are presented to the District."
August 5th: All requirements must be turned in so your child will be put on a class list for Backpack Night.
August 15th @ 4:30 -6:30 PM: Backpack Night
Mon. Aug. 19, 2019  - First Day of the 19-20 School Year
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