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Head Start Teacher:  Yvonne Ortega

Head Start Instructional Assistant:  Laura Blakes

Head Start Family Service Assistant:  Nancy Amaya

Contact Phone Number:  (806) 481-9131

 

 

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The mission of the Head Start/Early Head Start program is to bring about a greater degree of social competence in children of enrolled families in a way that:

  • Promotes intellectual and cognitive development
  • Improves physical and mental health
  • Advocates healthy nutritional practices
  • Enhances student achievement
  • Increases parent involvement
  • Encourages self-sufficiency



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For information on how to apply for Head Start Programs in the following cities, contact the school district or the center:  Bovina, Canyon, Childress, Clarendon, Dalhart, Dimmitt, Dumas, Farwell, Friona, Hart, Hereford, Memphis, Pampa, Perryton, Spearman or Wellington.



Qualifiers:

  • Family meets income guidelines
  • Family receives TANF or SSI
  • Child in foster care
  • Child is homeless


What to bring to enroll:
  • Proof of Child’s Age and Immunization Record
  • Proof of Income (current tax return and/or current income)
  • Proof of Public Assistance/Services (TANF, SSI, Medicaid)
  • Documentation of Child’s Disability (if applicable)


Head Start Benefits:
  • Medical Exams
  • Dental Exams
  • Mental Health Observations
  • Parenting Classes
  • GED ESL
  • Parent Meetings

 

 

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Pre-K Schedule

2019-2020



8:05-8:30 BREAKFAST

8:30-9:10  OPENING/LARGE GROUP

9:10-10:10 CENTERS

10:10-10:40 RECESS

10:40-11:10 LUNCH (STUDENT)

11:10-11:40 PE (TEACHER LUNCH)

11:40-12:10 SMALL GROUP

12:10-12:55 COMPUTERS AND ART/MUSIC (STUDENTS)                 

12:55-1:25 BRUSH TEETH/MANIPULATIVES

1:25-1:35 STORY TIME

1:35-2:35 NAPTIME

2:35-2:45 SNACK AND RELEASE

2:45-3:35 RECESS FOR BUS STUDENTS


12:10-12:55    Ortega - teacher conference

Thursdays      Library 1:00-1:30