Kindergarten Welcome Package


Once you have submitted the online registration form you will be contacted by the school to provide the following information:  Proof of Birth (birth certificate or passport) and Proof of address (current utility bill or agreement to purchase or lease). 

REGISTRATION STEPS:  Registration Process


PARENT BOOKLET:  Welcome to Kindergarten

KINDERGARTEN INTAKE FORM: You will be contacted over the summer and be given an intake appointment for you and your child to attend in September prior to classes beginning. In preparation for this appointment please complete this form in late August to capture the most up to date information about your child and bring it with you to your scheduled intake meeting with your child’s teacher.  Intake form

IMMUNIZATION: Records are kept by Ottawa Public Health - you are required to enter the immunization information directly with them, this can be done by following the link below:  Ottawa Public Health Immunization    Or by calling: 613-580-9656

EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM: This a fee based program that provides care for students before and/or after school.  More information is provided at the following link: 

Extended Day Program

Please notify the school office if your child is planning to attend the EDP program.  We will coordinate a start date for a smooth transition.

TRANSPORTATION: You can inquire about transportation at the time of registration.  More detailed information can be found at:  Kindergarten Transportation Information

If you qualify for a school bus, the information will be available online by mid August. The routes have been set up using the information that you provided the school when you registered, if that has changed you need to contact the school to update the information.  Changes take 3-5 days to process.

To find the bus stops and times follow this link:  OSTA - Parent Portal

Select PARENT LOGIN and then enter your child’s information.

If you are new to school busses you can review School Bus Safety at the following link:  School Bus Safety

ATTENDANCE:  We practice a “safe arrival” program at CMPS - if your child will be absent or late for any reason, Please complete the online ATTENDANCE FORM  before 8:30 am. 
On the
Chapman Mills PS Homepage, click the “STUDENT ATTENDANCE" icon on the left hand side and complete the form.  

You can also call our attendance line at 613-823-3336 extension 1 prior to 8:30am.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Listed at the following link:  School Supplies

REPORT CARDS: During report periods you will be able to access your child’s report card online.  Please follow the directions in this link:  OCDSB Report Cards

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE: The school board uses School Cash online as a safe, easy and convenient way for parents/guardians to pay for their children’s school fees, such as field trips & milk.  Please follow this link to create an account: School Cash Online

We are here to help you and your child have the best start up in Kindergarten and welcome you to CMPS family community.   Please feel free to contact the school  office with any questions.

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