Current News

Incoming Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be 5 years old by September 30, 2024, and you are a resident of either Kingston or Newton, NH, he or she is eligible for full-day kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Please click on the Kindergarten Registration Announcement for important information. Incoming parent orientation is scheduled on Wednesday, April 10th from 3:20-4:20 p.m. at the D.J. Bakie
School (see below for specifics). This event is designed for parents/guardians and their students! This event is
focused on visiting kindergarten classrooms, meeting the teachers, and seeing their classrooms. There will be an
opportunity to meet our unified arts team and see other specific programs at a later date. Please follow the schedule in the announcement.  We are excited to have you share the opportunity to visit classrooms and speak with our staff! 

Preschool Lottery for 2024-2025

The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year

There is a 3-year-old program and a 4-year-old program, each offered four days per week.  This is a tuition-based program.

Click here for more information.

To enter the lottery, submit your information on this form:
Preschool Lottery Entry Form 

no later than Wednesday, February 28, 2024. 

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Linda Tarushka at 603-642-5727 or email her at


No School - Winter Break
Wednesday, 2/28/2024
Preschool Lottery Ends
Wednesday, 2/28/2024
No School - Winter Break
Thursday, 2/29/2024
No School - Winter Break
Friday, 3/1/2024


Contact Us

Daniel J. Bakie Elementary School
179 Main Street
Kingston, NH 03848

View Map & Directions
Phone: (603) 642-5272
Fax: (603) 642-8906