Sangster Elementary crossing guard and education assistant Sandra Bowes (right) helps kids and parents cross the street. (Kendra Wong/News Staff)

Sangster Elementary crossing guard and education assistant Sandra Bowes (right) helps kids and parents cross the street. (Kendra Wong/News Staff)

Number of SD62 kindergarten registrations about same as last year

Approximately 850 kindergarten registrations for 2019/2020 school year

Kindergarten registrations in School District 62 are about the same as last year, with a few more expected over the summer as well.

SD62 spokesperson Lindsay Vogan said the District has received 850 kindergarten registrations for the 2019/2020 school year so far. Last year, SD62 had 840 registrations.

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The District has not confirmed the amount of kindergarten students that will go to Wishart Elementary school from Happy Valley Elementary yet, Vogan said.

Overall, the District has received 5,070 elementary school registrations, 2,460 middle school registrations and 3,080 secondary school registrations.

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Another 570 students have registered in SD62’s alternate and distance learning programs.

Vogan said the District expects to receive another 100 to 200 new students from now until next September, which will bring the total number of registrations for the next school year to around 11,200.

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


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