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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.

 

Moments in Time: Sun and Fun

06/06/2018
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Friday June 1st Brattain staff, families, and community partners got to enjoy a day in the sun.

 

It's Never to Late to Have Fun

06/05/2018
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Policy Council is already working on next year's fishing day by participating in the Cottage Grove Speedway 50/50 raffle. It's great fun with other like minded people.

 

Nedco News - Check it Out!

05/31/2018

The newsletter has lots of news about potential home ownership and qualifications - check it out!

 

HSI Tips for Memorial Day

05/24/2018

For many Americans, Memorial Day Weekend is the official kickoff to summer vacation season. As you plan your fun for the three-day weekend, remember to put safety first.

 

Summer Food Sites

05/22/2018
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The summer food program dates are listed with the location.

 

Moments in Time: JR parade

05/22/2018
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Head Start's Florence AM and PM class and their families participated in Florence's 111th Rhododendron Festival Junior parade on Saturday, May 19th.