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2018-2019 Registration Information

August 2nd (11:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.)

WHO:  All CUSD2 students entering grades K-12 in August of 2018

WHEN:  Thursday, August 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

WHERE:  Serena High School Cafeteria (NOT at your child's school)

FORMS:  The following forms are available to you in 2 different formats this year, electronic and manual.  The forms may be completed either way and brought to registration with you.  You may complete one form for all students in the same household.

FEES:  Fees for the 2018-2019 school year will consist of the following:

  • Book Rental/Technology Fee = $60.00 for grades K-2 and $65.00 for grades 3-12
  • Activity Fee = $10.00 for grades K-8 and $15.00 for grades 9-12
    • There will be a Family Cap of $260.00 on book rental, technology, and activity fees.
  • Music Instrument Rental = $25.00 per semester
  • High School Music Program Fee = $15.00 per program
  • Athletic Participation Fee (grades 5-8) = $40.00 for first sport, $25.00 for each additional sport
  • Athletic Participation Fee (grades 9-12) = $50.00 for first sport, $35.00 for each additional sport
  • High School Parking Fee = $20.00 per semester
  • Additional fees for high school students based upon class and program participation

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications can be accessed at http://www.isbe.net/nutrition/htmls/household_eligibility.htm

Fees can be paid by cash or check at registration or can be paid online with credit/debit care HERE.

PHYSICAL EXAMS:  All students entering school for the first time (kindergartners or students from out of state), all sixth graders, and all freshmen must have a physical examination before school begins.  Athletes must have a sports physical prior to any level of participation.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL:  Community Unit School District No. 2 will begin school on Wednesday, August 15th. Start time will be 8:10 a.m. for Serena Middle School and Serena High School. The start time for Harding Grade School and Sheridan Grade School will be 8:00 a.m. The first day of attendance, Wednesday, August 15th, will be a full day of school.


If your child is new to the District, please have all necessary information available for registration. This consists of three (3) pieces of information proving residency, such as a driver’s license, utility bill and/or rental agreement. In addition, we will need a copy of your child’s birth certificate, medical and immunization records, and the name, address, and phone number of their previous school. 

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