Thursday, September 3, 2015

Preschool

Announcements

Head Start Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Program

To commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the beginning of the Federal Head Start Preschool Program, the Rock Island-Milan School District Head Start Program planted two rose bushes in honor of the event on Monday, May 18, 2015. It was on May 18, 1965, that President Lyndon B. Johnson made his remarks in the White House Rose Garden about the launch of Project Head Start to give children of poverty a head start on their future by providing them with education and health services. Fifty years later, family engagement is still a cornerstone of the Head Start Preschool Program. Parents have been prioritized as teachers, decision-makers, advocates, employees, volunteers, and as developers and designers of program activities. Families and programs have remained faithful to the belief that the care... 


Resources for Health Concerns

Two viruses have been featured in the local news lately: Enterovirus and Ebola. The Rock Island-Milan School District has posted resources on the district web site from the Center for Disease Control and the Rock Island County Health Department. The resources contain directly links for the most current information.  Read More →


Head Start and Pre-K Now at Horace Mann!

The Rock Island-Milan School District Head Start and Pre-K program is now located at the Horace Mann Early Learning Center!  Read More →


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Head Start and Pre-K Now at Horace Mann!

The Rock Island-Milan School District Head Start and Pre-K program is now located at the Horace Mann Early Learning Center!  Read More →


Enrollment

Intake appointments are currently being scheduled. Call our Preschool office if you are interested in enrolling your child.  Read More →


Preschool Programs

The Rock Island/Milan School District #41 Preschool Child Development Program is now taking applications for the Fall of 2011 Head Start Child Development Program Eligibility – Children 3 – 5 who are not age- eligible for kindergarten.  Priority will be given to children eligible to enter kindergarten in the Fall of 2012.  The family must meet ACYF income guide- line requirements.  Services for children with disabilities available. State-Funded Preschool Program Eligibility – Children ages 3 – 5 who are not age- eligible for kindergarten, and who have been iden- tified through preschool screenings.  If your child has not been screened, call 793-5900, Ext. 241 for information regarding screenings.  There are no income guidelines. THERE IS NO COST TO PARTICIPANTS Both ... 


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