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Moments in Time: Making Connections

11/14/2018
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The goal was to introduce the kids to a police officer in a positive environment and let them see that they are good people who are here to help us.

 

Moments in Time: Fall tastes and fun

11/06/2018
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We explored a pumpkin, tasted apples, touched leaves, and ate some yummy food at our Fall Family event!

Thank you John Sundquist for bringing a little bit of the farm to us!!

Anne Handy

 

Moments in Time: Who am I?

11/06/2018
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The B Street classroom had a fun day playing with different disguises to change who they were and taking funny pictures.

 

National Kind Words Day

11/05/2018
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Try this! How many specific and sincere compliments can you dish out in a day?

 

Oregon Head Start Association Scholarships

11/02/2018

OHSA scholarship applications for 2019 are now available!

 

Moments in Time: What Smells so Good?

10/18/2018
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A local coffee hut donated coffee grounds to Brattain 11AM/PM for our Sensory table. This was a great alternative to dirt for our Nature and Outdoor unit we are currently in.

 

Moments in Time: MEAL - Meet-Eat-and-Learn!

10/17/2018
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Meet Eat And Learn together! Parents from Regions 1, 2, and 7 came together to learn about opportunities available to them at the Goodwill Prosperity Center and NEDCO.

 

Earthquake Drill Thursday

10/17/2018

Join co-workers, neighbors, family and friends in the Great Oregon Shake- Out earthquake drill this Thursday on Oct. 18th at 10:18 a.m.

Wherever you are and whatever you are doing:

 

Energy Assistance - see handout

10/16/2018

It's getting to be time to sign up for energy assistance programs.

 

Moments in Time: Fire Prevention Week

10/15/2018
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Fire fighters visited both AM and PM's classroom on October 9th. (Fire prevention week).

 

Moments in Time: Science and Shields

10/08/2018
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At Howard AM, we were scientists as we looked at the seashells and listened closely to hear the sea but only heard our own breathing.

 

Lane County Community Assessment

10/05/2018

Lane County is conducting a community needs assessment to improve efforts to address the most pressing needs of those experiencing poverty in our county.

 

$200 Million Increase for Head Start

10/01/2018
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Last night, Congress passed a $200 million increase in funding for Head Start, which includes an increase for teacher and staff salaries and funding to expand EHS.

 

October 1 - Fairfield PM Closed

10/01/2018

The Head Start Part Day Fairfield PM class is closed today due to staff illness.

 

Moments in Time: CATCH Us if You Can!

09/28/2018
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We were Unicorns, sharks and rabbits, galloping, swimming and hopping to get as much food (beanbags) as possible before we heard the teacher say "thunders coming", then we had to return our food (bean

 

Moments in Time: Let's Paint!

09/18/2018
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Children at South Lane Early Learning Center EHS explored paint with their whole bodies today.

 

September is Suicide Awareness Month

09/10/2018

Suicide takes life without regard to age, income, education, social standing, race, or gender.

 

Family to Family Class Beginning

09/10/2018

NAMI Lane County is offering a free 12 week series of classes that focus on building skills to strengthen families living with a mentally ill loved one.

 

Attend Advocacy 101 Training

09/06/2018

Join Oregon Head Start Association on September 18th at 10 am for Advocacy 101 — a one-hour webinar about the legislative process and advocating for policy change.

 

Moments in Time: Being Apart of the Process

09/06/2018
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Over the last few weeks I had the opportunity and pleasure of interviewing with Michael(Mike). Mike brings a unique and important perspective to the interview process, that of the parent.

 

Policy Council - An Easy Way to Give to the Council

08/29/2018
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Policy Council is responsible for the annual Head Start Family Fishing Day that takes place in May. The escrip program is an easy way to support the Council's activities.

 

Volunteers Needed for the Eugene Bruise Crews is Monday September 3

08/15/2018
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This is the sixth or seventh year for the Eugene Brews Cruise 5K Race. Whiteaker Head Start benefits from this race. Last year a medal winner was a Oakridge Head Start graduate!

 

Trauma Stewardship

08/01/2018

"Trauma Stewardship, an Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others" by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky with Connie Burk is a book available to read for interested staff.

 

LCC Fall Term

06/06/2018
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If you are interested in ECE Fall classes you need to send an email to Lori Areford - see flyer for details.