Alexander Elementary School announces Kindergarten beginning of the year schedule. There will be a kindergarten parent orientation for student last names beginning with A to L from 9 to 11 am on August 22nd. Parents of students with last names starting M through Z from 12 PM to 2 PM on the same date. (first day of school) Kindergarten parents will be receiving a letter in the postal mail with the scheduled date and time for Kindergarten Readiness Testing. The students will be scheduled an appointment either on the 23rd or the 26th of August during the normal school day. KRA Testing is mandated by the State of Ohio. Kindergarten staggered start will be scheduled as follows: Kindergarten boys will have school on August 27th for the normal school day, girls will not attend on the 27th. Kindergarten girls will have school on August 28th for the normal school day, boys will not attend on the 28th. All kindergarten students will complete the school week together on the 29th and 30th, following the normal school schedule. The Elementary school also announces staggered start for preschool students starting with the preschool boy students on the 29th of August. Preschool girls will not attend on the 29th. Preschool girl students will attend on the 30th of August, preschool boy students will not attend on the 30th. All Preschool students will start together on the 3rd of September for the normal school day.