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TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Community Unit Schools has announced the details for the 2021-22 school registration.
Registration for Returning Students – online registration starts Friday, July 16, 2021. The primary guardian should log in to the district’s Skyward Family Access page at www.tcusd3.org. Parents or guardians needing a log-in ID and password may call their school to obtain this informa- tion. On August 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and August 6 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. the schools will be open for regis- tration for those parents who were unable to complete the process online. Assistance will be available for those with no computer experience. There will be no paper registration for returning students.
Health, dental, and vision exam forms and elementary and junior high supply lists are available on the district website at www.tcusd3.org on the registration page.
If you complete the online registration and pay student fees with a credit card, you do not need to do anything else; your child is registered for school. All discipline code handbooks are available on the district website and the high school student handbook will also be on the district website.
Once again, the District will be using Skyward’s Fee Management System. Parents will be able to see their child’s fees, and pay online by MasterCard or Visa. This sys- tem integrates directly with the RevTrak system that is already in place. Skyward and RevTrak are secure, user- friendly websites. If you wish to pay your fees with cash or a check, you will need to con- tact your child’s school to schedule an appointment to pay the fees or mail the pay- ment to your child’s school at the address below to finish the registration process.
North Elementary 805 N. Cherokee Taylorville, IL 62568
Memorial Elementary 101 E. Adams Taylorville, IL 62568
Jr. High School 120 E. Bidwell Taylorville, IL 62568
High School 815 Springfield Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568
Registration for New Students and Kindergarten
Students – contact your child’s school to schedule an appointment to get registered. Families new to the district should be prepared to show two forms of proof of address, such as a driver’s license, utility bill, mortgage/lease document, or bank statement.
North Elementary (Grades K-2) – (217) 824-3315
Memorial Elementary (Grades 3-4) – (217) 287-7929
Jr. High School (Grades 5-8)– (217) 824-4924
High School (Grades 9-12) – (217) 824-2268
Elementary Registration Fees
Kindergarten – 2 – $70; Grades 3-4 – $100.
Technology – Included in Registration fee.
Jr High Registration Fees
Grades 5-8 – $100
Chromebooks – Included in Registration fee.
Exception – students that qualify for free or
reduced lunch must pay a reduced fee of $50
for Chromebook use if taken home. If you do not pay the $50 fee, your child will have a loaner that can be used dur- ing the school year but it must
remain at school and can’t be taken home.
High School Registration Fees
Freshman – Senior – Registration $100
Chromebooks– included in the Registration fee. Exception – students that qualify for free or reduced lunch must pay a reduced fee of $50 for Chromebook use if taken home. If you do not pay the $50 fee, your child will have a loaner that can be used during the school year but it must remain at school and can’t be taken home.
Athletic Participation – $150 (for students who are selected to a team)
Drivers Ed – $150 Parking – $40 Student Planner – $5Meal Prices
For the 2021-2022 School Year, the district will be oper- ating under the Seamless Summer Program and all stu- dents will receive a free reim- bursable breakfast and lunch.
Foodservice Ala Cart items are available for all students at an additional cost.
Additional Breakfast – $2.10
Additional Lunch – $3.10
Preschool screenings will be open during registration. They can be completed online by filling out the form located under the screening tab on our website (central.tcusd3.org) or by calling (217) 824-5050. If you prefer to fill out paper copies or need assistance with the online forms, in person screening is available on August 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. via walk-in. Other days and times will be available for in person screening by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call 217-824- 5050 if you need to schedule an alternate day.
Students will be assigned as follows: Students Grades K-2 will attend North School; Students Grade 3 & 4 will attend Memorial School.
Students entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1 of the current school year.
All students entering Kindergarten or those new to Illinois are required to have a physical (must include lead screening), dental and vision exams. Second grade students are also required to have a den- tal exam. Dental and vision exam waivers are available for children who meet certain conditions. Kindergarteners must also show proof of being up to date on required immunizations, which includes the chickenpox vaccine.
Taylorville Junior High School
Junior High students new to the district are asked to contact the Junior High office at (217)-824-4924 before Wednesday, August 4 so that transcripts from pre- vious schools can be obtained prior to registra- tion.
On August 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and August 6 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. the Jr. high will be open for registration for those par- ents who were unable to complete the process online. Students will need to pick up their schedules. PE clothes will be available to purchase.
On August 9-13, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the Jr. High will be open so students can come and practice opening their lock- ers, pick up their schedules and purchase PE clothes. The designated days are as follows: August 9 – 8th grade students, August 10 – 7th grade, August 11 – 6th grade, August 12 and August 13 will be open for students who could not attend on their designated day.
Orientation/Open House for all incoming 5th graders will be held on August 16 at 6:00 p.m. to acquaint stu- dents with the school, daily procedures, teachers, class- es, and lockers. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
All sixth grade students and those new to Illinois are required to have physical and dental exams prior to the start of school. In addi- tion, students new to Illinois are required to have a vision exam. Dental and vision exam waivers are available for children who meet certain conditions.
Taylorville High School
High school students new to the district are asked to contact the High School office (217)-824-2268 before August 1 so that transcripts from previous schools can be obtained and paperwork can be filled out. Paper reg- istration packets for new students only will be avail- able at the high school beginning July 16.
Student pictures for the yearbook and student ID photos will be taken at the High School on Thursday, August 19 during school hours. School-appropriate attire is required.
THS students who plan to drive to school must complete a parking tag registration form and pay the $40 fee as part of the registra- tion process. Please note: all student fees must also be paid before the student can receive their parking tag. Parking tags will not be dis- tributed during registration. Parking tags will be issued from Mr. Keller’s office (Student Services) Tuesday, August 10 (Seniors), Wednesday, August 11 (Juniors) and Friday, August 13 (Sophomores), from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
All ninth grade students and those new to Illinois are required to have a physical examination prior to the start of school and must show proof that they have received their required booster immunizations. Also, students new to Illinois are required to have a dental and a vision exam. Dental and vision exam waivers are available for children who meet certain conditions. Completed forms may be turned in prior to or on the first day of school.
The “Tornado Drill” freshman orientation will be held on Thursday, August 12 beginning at 9:00 a.m., for all incoming THS 9th graders and students who are new to the district This orientation will acquaint students to the school build- ing, daily procedures, teach- ers, classes, and lockers. Activities for the orientation will include a building tour, meetings with administra- tion and staff, and a mini- schedule of their day. Lunch will be provided. As part of the Tornado Drill, freshman students will be taking school pictures for yearbook and their ID badge. Students should wear school appropriate attire.
BEGINNING OF SCHOOL
The 2021-22 school year will open on Monday, August 16 with a workshop for all personnel of the dis- trict on August 16 and 17. The first day of student attendance will be Wednesday, August 18.
The Taylorville School District offers an extensive range of general and voca- tional education opportuni- ties according to Superintendent Dr. Chris Dougherty, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator. All programs are offered to students without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap. The Superintendent’s Office can be reached by calling (217) 824-4951