Kindergarten Registration

Welcome to Nolan's Kindergarten!

Nolan Kindergarten Families, 
Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year! We are very excited to have your child at Nolan! Students must be five years of age by August 15, 2023 to enter kindergarten. We want to encourage you to get involved and actively participate in your child’s education. Parent involvement is critical to the  success of our Knights! Thank you in advance for the numerous ways that you will support our school in the year to come.  Please do not hesitate to contact us, 423-886-0898, if we can help you or support your child in any way. 
Please join us for our Kindergarten Preview on Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 at 9:30am. You can sign up here!

Joyfully Serving Our Community,

 Ashley Aldridge Wilson, Principal 
[email protected]
Lindie Roden, Assistant Principal
Kayla Pesce, Assistant Principal
Lisa Odom, Registrar/Attendance Clerk
[email protected]
Claire Gross, Registered Nurse
[email protected] 
Sherry Johnston, SEAD Lead
Hailey Calhoun, Social Worker
Olivia Watson, Counselor/Character Education/504s
Ginger Williams, Counselor/Character Education/504s
Amy Kincer, Special Education Department Chair
[email protected]
Brenda Camp, School Nutrition Cafeteria Manager
[email protected]
Lisa Wofford, SACC Director (childcare)
[email protected]  

              Important Dates for the 23-24 School Year 

For more important dates throughout the year
      checkout the Nolan calendar found on our website.

Friday, August 4

Registration Fair & Meet Your Teacher Day ~ 8:30-10:00am

Monday, August 21

First Grade Parent meeting, 6:00-7:00
Book Buddy Training

August 22

Second Grade Parent meeting, 6:00-7:00
Book Buddy Training

Friday, August 25

Nolan Spirit Day-wear Nolan spirit wear or colors, green, white and gold

September 7

MEF Back to School Bash, 5 p.m., SMMHS Soccer fields-kickball tournament & more) 
Ice Cream Social for New-to Signal Mountain Schools Families, immediately prior

September 8

Fall Individual Picture Day (all students and staff for the yearbook)

Tuesday, September 12

Open House-students with last names A-L (come and go event 5:15-6 pm)
Brief General PTA Meeting to Approve 2023-34 PTA Budget (6:00-6:15)
Open House-students with last names M-Z (come and go event-6:15-7 pm)

September 8-22

Kids First Coupon Book Sale (goal 10 books per child or15 books per family)

Monday, September 25

MEF Golf Tournament (register at

September 28

K & 1st Character Assembly (Respect), 9:15

Thursday, September 28

5th Grade Float in SMMHS Homecoming Parade, All Knights invited to come & cheer

Friday, September 29

2nd-5th Grade Character Assembly (Respect), 9:00

Friday, September 29

Nolan Spirit Day-wear Nolan spirit wear or colors, green, white and gold

Introductory Kindergarten Info

  • Hamilton County School calendar can be found here.
  • The Hamilton County Schools' website is well-designed and always has good information.
  • While we have the very best teachers, we need our parents to be fully involved in order to provide the premium educational experience. When we reach out to you, please say “Yes!”
  • We depend heavily on our wonderful PTA and the Mountain Education Foundation!

To complete registration, you will need a few documents for uploading:

Required Documents to Enroll

  • Two (2) Proofs of Within Nolan School Zone Residency
  • Tennessee School Immunization Certificate
    • If a student is entering Hamilton County Schools for the first time, the physical exam must have been completed in the last 12 months.
    • Immunizations must be up to date.
  • Certified Copy of Child's Birth Certificate
  • Photo ID of the parent or legal custodian of the child

Important Registration Information: 

Parents are required to complete Steps 1 and 2 for their child to be placed on a class roster for 2023-2024.  

 Step 1: To Register: Students Brand New to HCS - Grades K-12 - Hamilton County Schools (

 Step 2: Required Proofs of Residency: As part of the registration process, parents are required to submit two proofs of in-Nolan-zone residency to [email protected], please include your child’s name in the subject line. Students will be placed on a class list for next year once proofs of residency are provided and verified. Your proofs of residency may include current lease or purchase agreements, utility bills (May, June, or July 2023), or other district-approved documentation reflecting the custodial parent’s name and the address within the Nolan zone.  All residency documentation and registration information will be reviewed. If everything is in order, you will not be contacted after you submit your proofs. Parents will be notified via email or phone if any additional information is needed. If there are residency questions, the school social worker may conduct home visits as needed to verify residency. If you no longer reside within Nolan’s school zone, you will need to register at your new home-zoned school or apply for a hardship waiver at the Equity Office at central office

Bus Routes - .
All bus routes have been re-drawn. Find your bus number, pick-up time and drop-off time using the transportation location guide.

Questions about Enrolling at Nolan? Contact us.

  • Students will need to be living in the Nolan zone at the time of registration.
  • Questions can be directed to Lisa Odom
  •  Email: [email protected] or Phone: 423-886-0898

You can always email or give us a call about anything.

We look forward to working with you and your children!

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