Kindergarten Information Night has passed, but this page will remain to assist kindergarten families!
Online Enrollment is NOW OPEN at Grand Blanc Schools!
*There is no "LIVE" element on this page as the original event has passed.
Please don't hesitate to call your building with questions!
Step 1: Introduction to Grand Blanc Community Schools
Welcome to the beginning of your student's journey at Grand Blanc Community Schools!
2021-22 Kindergarten families, PLEASE SIGN IN HERE!
Then, watch the presentation below from Dr. Trevor Alward, Deputy Superintendent:
This video is approximately 50 minutes long.
Step 2: Find your building!
Click on the map to enlarge it and find your elementary school!
If you still aren't sure, please call 810.591.1695 for assistance with validating your exact address during business hours.
Step 3: Visit your building and take the video tour!
Click on your building below to find a building tour video and more information.
Step 4: View/Download/Print the Virtual Kindergarten Info Packet
View/Download/Print Virtual Kindergarten Info Packet
This link is to a Google folder with all the paperwork that we would normally put in a folder for you at Kindergarten Information Night in digital format, including things like medical forms, the district volunteer form, and much more!
*If you need a physical packet, elementary buildings do have some printed folders available for pickup. Please call ahead.
Step 5: Enroll Online for 2021-22 Kindergarten at Grand Blanc Schools!
Online registration is NOW OPEN!
In addition to filling out your student and family's information and emergency contact information, you can also upload the documents we need digitally through the registration portal. If you experience difficulty, make an appointment to drop them off at your building at a later time.
The documents we will need by the start of school are:
- Child's Original/Certified Birth Certificate. If your child was not born in the United States, a valid passport is acceptable.
- Proof of vision screening, completed after age 3; submit a statement from examining official. Michigan Law requires a vision screening for kindergarten entrance. Vision screening done in preschool by a health department technician or at a doctor’s office fulfills this requirement. Your child's pediatrician may have screened your child at a well-child visit, so that office is a great place to start. Click here for Genesee County Health Department information.
- Parent/Guardian Identification (valid driver's license or picture identification card with district address.)
- Official Immunization Record (use Immunization Checklist or submit a copy of the official record.)
- Certified Copy of Appointment of Guardianship (if applicable.)
2021 Kindergarten Announcements
Brigance Testing Update
Indian Hill and Brendel have moved their Brigance testing dates to Fridays due to staffing. Indian Hill will now be April 16th, Brendel, April 30th and Anderson May 7th. Please see the "Welcome to Kindergarten" PDF document within the Virtual Packet for all Brigance testing dates. Please contact the building you intend to attend (ideally your home building) to sign up!
Getting to know your building and staff
You will also hear more from your building about open house/teddy bear bus rides, neighborhood bus stops/times, food service accounts, latchkey programs, and much more before the start of school!
Please feel free to call our district administrative office if you have general questions and don't know what your home building will be: 810.591.6000
For more specific questions, please call your building office. All offices are open until mid-June (currently from 9am-3pm - reduced hours during COVID-19.)
Anderson Elementary: 810.591.5829 • Brendel Elementary: 810.591.6137 • Cook Elementary: 810.591.7910
Indian Hill Elementary: 810.591.4100 • Myers Elementary: 810.591.3000 • Reid Elementary: 810.591.7121
Online registration gives the building your information for contact purposes. You should begin receiving communication through our messaging system, Blackboard, sometime after you register your child and they are placed in a building. If school starts and you're not receiving those messages, please make sure they aren't going to spam and contact your building to have them look into the situation.
Download our Grand Blanc Community Schools App from the Google Play or Apple App Store for free today! You can receive notifications and access information quickly on your mobile device!
We also post updates to this website and, if you're on social media, consider following our district @gbcsbobcats and look for your individual building social media on their pages, as well. Although all don't have both, they either have a Twitter or Facebook account where they post updates. Some also have parent/PTO groups that are not operated by school staff.
Watch for digital newsletters from your building via email and consider
participating in your building PTO in the fall!