Story last updated at 7/1/2009 - 11:57 am
Will your child be ready for kindergarten? Why not give your child a Head Start?
Tlingit & Haida Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2009 - 2010 school year.
Tlingit & Haida Head Start is a free preschool program serving children 3 - 5 years old. Children must be age three by September 1, 2009. There are Center Base services offered in nine communities throughout Southeast: Craig, Hoonah, Juneau, Klawock, Petersburg, Saxman, Sitka, Wrangell and Yakutat.
Head Start offers a classroom experience three to four hours a day, four days a week. Head Start provides developmentally appropriate activities, social skill development, two nutritious meals, and access to medical and dental health services as well as mental health and disabilities services.
For more information or to locate the Head Start center in your area, call Katrina Lokke at 463-7128 or toll free at 1-800-344-1432 x7128. Space is limited, so apply now.