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St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Plattsmouth will hold Kindergarten Round Up 7-8 p.m. Thursday, March 15.. This is the first opportunity for new families to pre-register their child for kindergarten. Children must be five-year-old by July 31, 2018, to register for kindergarten and complete a readiness test administered by the school.

St. John’s Kindergarten Round Up is open to all families interested in enrolling their child for the 2018– 2019 school year. Parents are encouraged to bring their future kindergartener to participate in Kindergarten Round Up. Special activities are planned for the children that evening.

During the session, parents will have the opportunity to learn about the school’s kindergarten program, curriculum and discover first-hand what it’s like to be a part of the St. John’s school community. Parents and children will also have a chance to meet the teachers and visit the classroom. In addition, administration and faculty will be available to answer any questions about kindergarten readiness, school uniforms, before and after school child care, tuition assistance, faith formation and much more.

The State of Nebraska requires a birth certificate and evidence of a physical examination by a qualified physician be provided for all students entering Kindergarten. Parents are encouraged to bring the birth certificate and immunization records to Kindergarten Round-up.

Families unable to attend Kindergarten Round Up are encouraged to call the school at 402-296-6230 to schedule an appointment.

Other important enrollment dates include:

• Registration for pre-school children (Pre-K three and four-year-olds) will begin Thursday, March 1.

• Registration for Kindergarten - 8th grade will be Sunday, May 6th from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

St. John the Baptist Catholic School is located at 500 S. 18th Street and is the only catholic school serving Cass County.

About St. John the Baptist

Since 1884, St. John the Baptist Catholic School serves students of all faiths in Pre-K to eighth grade. The school provides a safe, caring and nurturing environment for children and emphasizes academic excellence, spirituality, service and community. St. John’s is located in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. For more information, please visit


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