Muscogee County school officials: Register now to avoid long lines

mrice@ledger-enquirer.comJune 19, 2014 

The Muscogee County School District administration building is at 2960 Macon Road.

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Muscogee County School District officials are urging parents and guardians to avoid long lines by registering their children now if they fit one of two categories:

• New to the district.

• Moved within the district and haven't given official notice of new address.

Instead of waiting until the week the 2014-15 school year starts Aug. 7, parents and guardians can register their children now, Mondays-Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at their assigned school or the central registration office in the Muscogee County Public Education Center, 2960 Macon Road. Schools and district offices are closed Fridays through July 18.

If the student is new to the school district, the following documents must be presented at registration:

• Two documents proving residency -- a current utility bill and one of the following: residential lease, rental agreement, property tax statement, property deed or settlement statement.

• Birth certificate.

• Social Security card.

• Georgia Certificate of Immunization.

• Certificate of Ear, Eye and Dental Examinations.

• Withdrawal form or report card from the previous school.

In the student has moved within the system, the following documents must be presented at registration:

• Two documents proving residency -- a current utility bill and one of the following: residential lease, rental agreement, property tax statement, property deed or settlement statement.

• Withdrawal form or report card from the previous school.

For more information, call the central registration office at 706-748-2221.

Mark Rice, 706-576-6272. Follow Mark on Twitter@MarkRiceLE

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