Duneland begins registration for 2012-13 school year on Monday, Aug. 6
The first day of classes for all Duneland students is Wednesday, Aug. 22,
Elementary and Intermediate School students will register in their
respective buildings on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 6 and 7 from 1-3 p.m. and
Chesterton Middle School students will register by grade level.
Seventh grade students will register at the school on Monday, Aug. 13 from
1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Eighth grade students will register at the school on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from
1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Students who are unable to register on any of the above dates will be
enrolled on the first day of school.
Book rental fees for the 2012-13 school year are Kindergarten/$120; grade
1/$152; grade 2/$140; grade 3/$130; grade 4/$130; grade 5/$138; grade
6/$141; and the middle and high school fees vary according to scheduled
Information and applications about free textbooks, instructional materials
and supplies will be available for pick up at registration.
Parents/Guardians should acquire the application for such assistance at
registration. Parents must file with each school no later than Sept. 7.
For Chesterton High School students will register on the following days:
Freshman and Sophomore Registration is set for Monday, Aug. 13, 2012:
Freshmen 8:00-9:30 a.m. A-L, Freshmen 9:30-11:00 a.m. M-Z
Sophomores 12:30-2:00 p.m. A-L
Sophomores 2:00-3:30 p.m. M-Z
Junior and Senior Registration will be Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012
Juniors 8:00-9:30 a.m. A-L
Juniors 9:30-11:00 a.m. M-Z
Seniors 12:30-2:00 p.m. A-L
Seniors 2:00-3:30 p.m. M-Z
CHS registration will be closed from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day. If CHS
students are unable to register at the time designated for his/her grade
level, they may register at Open CHS Registration on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from
Proof of Residency (i.e. legal settlement) is required for all NEW students
and any student whose residence within the district has changed since they
last enrolled in school. Acceptable documentation of legal settlement must
include the student and parent/guardian’s current address on a valid
rental/mortgage agreement AND one additional document, such as a current
payroll stub, a valid voter’s registration card, copies of current monthly
utility bills or a valid government issued ID.
All Duneland School Corporation students will be required to provide
documentation of the immunization requirements.
Additions To Required Immunizations for the 2012-2013 School Year: Students
entering kindergarten and 1st grade must now have two (2) appropriately
documented varicella vaccines, separated by at least three (3) months, or
physician documentation of disease history, or laboratory evidence of
immunity. Indiana state law requires three additional vaccines for students
in grades 6-12: Tdap for protection against Tetanus, Diphtheria and
Pertussis; MCV4 for protection against bacterial meningitis; and Varicella
for protection against Chicken Pox (second dose) or parental documentation
of the chickenpox disease. If your student is missing these vaccines,
contact your health care provider or the Porter County Health Department
(219-465-3525). For the complete 2012-2013 School Year Immunization
Requirements, go to the Duneland School website at www.duneland.k12.in.us
If you have any questions about the new immunization requirements, contact
your school nurse.
Hot lunch prices: Single hot lunches for elementary and intermediate
students will cost $2.35 per day; middle and high school $2.45 per day and
adults $3.10 per day. Additional milk is 50¢ per half pint. Breakfast prices
for elementary/intermediate students will cost $1.35 per day; middle and
high school $1.50 per day and adults $1.65 per day.
Free and Reduced
Important Update--there is no need to fill out an application if you are
currently using the food stamp program or TANF. If anytime during the
school year you apply for food stamps or TANF and are approved, you must
fill out an application and submit it completed and signed. Your
children will be automatically certified to receive FREE Breakfast and Lunch
at that time.
Applicants only need to fill out one application per household listing all
children that are students at Duneland Schools. You can turn this
application in at any Duneland School Corporation location. Apply early so
children can start school already approved for free or reduced meals.
Students can receive a free or reduced meal from any lunch line at all
All Duneland students who live outside the established walking boundaries of
their respective schools will be bused to and from school. Bus routes will
be posted at registration and a driver will be available to answer questions
in each building. Check with neighbors for approximate bus pick up times.
Buses will arrive at the respective buildings approximately 15 minutes
before school begins.
CHS Parking Permits
CHS Parking Permits: Students are encouraged students to use the school
buses, to carpool, and to drive only when essential. Students allowed to
drive must present their current driver’s license and completed registration
form in order to purchase a parking permit. Parking permits are $10 and may
be purchased at registration. Parking Permit Registration Forms may be
downloaded by visiting the Corporation website at www.duneland.k12.in.us/chs/
Click on the link “CHS Parking Permit Registration Form” under News and
Updates at the bottom of the page. PARENT SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED ON
The following opening and closing times have been established for each
building for the 2012-13 school year:
New this year--all Elementary Schools--8:00 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.
Liberty and Westchester Intermediate--8:15 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Chesterton Middle School--7:55 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Chesterton High School--7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
School phone numbers are Bailly Elementary, 983-3670; Brummitt Elementary
983-3660; Chesterton Middle, 983-3776; Chesterton High, 983-3730; Jackson
Elementary, 983-3680; Liberty Elementary, 983-3650; Liberty Intermediate,
983-3690; Westchester Intermediate, 983-3710; Yost Elementary, 983-3640;
Transportation, 983-3615; Duneland Administration, 983-3600.
All Duneland students will have early dismissals on the following days:
Thursday, Sept. 13, Tuesday, Oct. 2, Wednesday, Nov. 9, Thursday, Nov. 10,
Thursday, Dec. 6, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday,
May 8. School dismissal times will be: Elementary at 1:45 p.m.; Intermediate
at 1:35 p.m., CMS at 2:25 p.m. and CHS at 2:10 p.m.