Madison Consolidated Schools is opening its doors next week to parents and children wishing to visit the elementary schools.

For the second year, MCS will host Kindergarten Connect, the school district's kick-off to kindergarten registration.

The week-long event will give incoming kindergarten families a chance to visit each of the school district's elementary schools.

Deputy Elementary School will be open from 6 to 7 p.m. on April 21; E.O. Muncie Elementary School will host families from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on April 22; Rykers' Ridge Elementary School will open its doors from 6 to 7 p.m. April 23; and Lydia Middleton Elementary School will be open from 6 to 7 p.m. on April 24.

Katie Jenner, director of learning, said the event gives families a chance to connect with the schools and staff.

Families who can't attend the evening events can meet at the MCS administration office on April 25 at 10 a.m. to register.