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    Northwest Local Schools will resume in-person learning (5 days per week) on Tuesday, January 19, 2021Students should bring their chromebooks and all textbooks to school on Tuesday.

    Students who have been learning online through the Acellus platform, will remain on the Acellus platform unless they are moving to in-person learning for the third nine weeks.


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Kindergarten Registration

Last Updated: 1/13/2021 3:56 PM

Kindergarten Registration Information

To be eligible for Kindergarten in the fall of 2021, your child must be five on or before August 1, 2021.

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Kindergarten Registration Link

The Online Registration link will be available January 11, 2021 through April 9, 2021.

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  • A computer station will be available at the Central Office for those families/individuals who do not have internet access in their homes. The Canal Fulton Public Library also has computer access available for community use.  
  • In addition to the online registration form,  parents must provide the following documents to complete the registration process:
    • Birth certificate
    • Proof of residency (2 forms required - utility bill and rental agreement or mortgage statement)
    • Child's social security number
    • Parent's Photo ID
    • Immunization record
    • Custody papers (if applicable)
  • Due to the COVID-19 Closure we are extending the time frame to complete the online registration documents until May 15th.
  • Update -  Two options available to submit registration documents:
    • You may email the registration documents to Megan Moore at moore.m@northwest.sparcc.org or drop them off at the Northwest Central Office, Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:000 p.m.
    • Registration documents must be submitted for students  to participate in the Kindergarten Screening. Please turn those documents in as soon as possible at the Central Office.  

Please direct all registration questions to Megan Moore, district registrar at (330) 854-2292 or moore.m@northwest.sparcc.org


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 Kindergarten Screening Day - Update

Our May Kindergarten screening date will be released in the coming weeks.  In order to participate in the Kindergarten Screening process, the online student registration forms must be completed and registration documents provided to the district registrar, Megan Moore, at Central Office by April 16, 2021. Those registered for previous May appointments will be rescheduled first. You will receive additional information regarding the screening appointments later this summer.


Preschools in the Northwest Local Schools area



Here For You Preschool & Child Development Center   www.hereforyoucdc.com           

Inspiring Minds Educational Childcare  http://www.earlyexplorerschildcare.com

Discovery Time Preschool     https://childcarecenter.us/provider_detail/canal_fulton_umc_discovery_time_preschool_canal_fulton_oh

Highpoint Little Peoples Preschool   http://www.highpointlittlepeoplepreschool.com

Rivertree Christian School   https://www.rivertreechristianschool.com

SS. Philip & James    https://www.starkcountycatholicschools.org/stphilipandjames_home.aspx

Stark County Integrated Preschools https://www.starkcountyesc.org/Content2/134


Other Resources---

Canal Fulton  Library    https://www.canalfultonlibrary.org

Stark DD    http://ohioearlyintervention.org

Canal Fulton YMCA    https://www.ymcastark.org/schalmo-family

Look on Northwest Primary Kindergarten Teachers’ pages for Rhonda Oser, Amanda Leemaster, Jill D’ettorre, Dee Gindlesberger, Kaitlyn McCallin, and Emily Blowers

Kindergarten Readiness

Ohio Department of Education Kindergarten Readiness Checklist