Kindergarten Transition Information




Dr. Robert F. Nicely Elementary School

April 8, 2022

55 McLaughlin Drive, Greensburg, PA



Amos K. Hutchinson Elementary School

April 1, 2022

810 Welty Street, Greensburg, PA



James H. Metzgar Elementary School

April 6, 2022

140 CC Hall Drive, New Alexandria, PA


  •  Now that I know the Registration dates, what is my next step?
    •      Contact your neighborhood school and sign up to attend Kindergarten Registration


  •  What do I need to bring to Kindergarten Registration?
    •       If you have not already submitted a Kindergarten Registration Packet, please bring a completed Registration Packet with you to Registration.
    •       A copy of your child’s immunization record verified by a doctor.
    •       Your child’s birth certificate.
    •       2 forms of proof of residency.


  •  Where can I find the Kindergarten Registration Packet?
    •      The Kindergarten Registration packet can be accessed by going to the Greensburg Salem School District Website. Go to Academics---Elementary Education---Kindergarten Registration
    •      Or you can click on the following link:  Kindergarten Registration Packet

The Greensburg Salem School District strives to provide students and families with multiple opportunities to participate in transition activities.  


REGISTRATION AND SCREENING- Pre-School Students and their Parents are asked to attend Kindergarten Registration.   Parents will work with school staff to ensure their child’s Registration Information is complete.  Pre-K students will participate in Kindergarten Screening which includes a snack and fun activity to take home.

See More Information regarding registration on the District page by Clicking Here!


P.A.W.S. – Parents Are Welcome in School.  Please join our Kindergarten teachers for an hour of fun, parent and child learning activities designed to help your little one transition into Kindergarten.  Please contact your neighborhood school to sign up with your little one to attend these sessions.



Dr. Robert F. Nicely Elementary School


Monday, April 11, 2022

Monday, April 25, 2022

Monday, May 2, 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022

6:00 – 7:00 PM




(724) 832-2865


Amos K. Hutchinson Elementary School


Wednesday, April 6. 2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 PM




(724) 832-2885



James H. Metzgar Elementary School                                                                                          


Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022

6:00 – 7:00 PM


(724) 668- 2236                                 


KINDERCAMP- A half-day transition opportunity, where your child will have a chance to work with a kindergarten teacher from their building, practicing kindergarten readiness skills with some of their classmates. This program is an excellent opportunity for the student to smoothly transition to the first day of Kindergarten.

Reading Apps and Websites:

Dr. Seuss Treasury

Epic! Unlimited Books for Kids

FarFaria Storybooks

Read me stories – children’s books

Interactive Touch Books for kids

Common Sense Media – browse by age rating to find the best movies, apps, games, TV shows, and books for your children.

Storyline - Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations



PBS Kids


Basics, Reading, Language Arts, Math Apps:

Preschool and Kindergarten learning

Kids Academy – Early Learning Activities

Preschool EduKitchen – Cubic Frog Apps

Reading Eggs

50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12