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Media Contact: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; 248.651.7536; cell: 586.817.8414; barbara@eafocus.com; Sue Briggs, Avondale Schools; 248.537.6041; susan.briggs@avondale.k12.mi.us

Auburn Hills, MI —July 30, 2013—- Avondale School District, an achievement-oriented learning community focused on student leadership and success in academics, the arts and athletics, announces drop-in enrollment hours for new Avondale residents from kindergarten to 12th grade for the 2013-2014 school year:

• August 5, 6, 7, 8, 20, 21 and 22: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• August 26, 27 and 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To expedite the process, parents should pick up an enrollment package at the district office or go to the district website, www.avondale.k12.mi.us, to download enrollment forms under the enrollment tab and bring the completed forms to the Drop-In session. Additionally, the following information is required to enroll:

• Student’s original birth certificate with raised seal
• Student’s immunization record
• Parent/guardian driver’s license with current address
• Proof of residency in the Avondale School District – property tax papers or lease agreement
• Two current utility bills

Enrollment appointments may also be scheduled by calling 248-537-6039. The first day of school for students in the Avondale School District is September 3, 2013. Students must be enrolled by Wednesday, August 28, to start school on opening day.

The Avondale enrollment office is located within the Avondale administrative offices at 2940 Waukegan Street, Auburn Hills 48326. The phone number is 248.537.6039.

About Avondale:
Avondale School District is a collaborative community of teachers, staff and families working together to assure student success. The district, encompassing portions of Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Township, Troy and Rochester Hills, celebrates the richness of a diverse student population and strives to be a model school community that prepares students to be lifelong learners and contributing citizens to the world that awaits them upon graduation. Learn more about Avondale Schools, an AdvancED certified district, at www.avondale.k12.mi.us.