There will be lots of paperwork, and you will need a place to keep it all. Establish in/out boxes for papers that need signatures. Keep these in a central location for easy access.
Additionally, create a binder that contains the following: emergency contact information, teacher, doctor and dentist information, bus schedules, immunization records, and birth certificates.
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