The Bulletin

Archive: February 2015 - WV HeadStart

Healthy Eating Habits

For the 2014-2015 program year, we created a series of three nutrition education lessons to be presented in each classroom. The Nutrition/Health Coordinator, Sarah Marcum, will be visiting both Head Start and collaborative Pre-K classrooms to present the lessons to the children. The lessons are inspired by the “Show Me Nutrition” curriculum from the University […]

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A Wonderful Story from CASE Early Head Start in Summers County

One year ago Brooke, a 2 year old child enrolled in the Summers County Early Head Start program, was not able to crawl or walk on her own. She had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and developmental delays. The Mental Health/Disabilities Manager reached out to The Lexi Kazian Foundation and we received a Gait Trainer […]

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NCWVCAA Head Start Program Shares “50 Years Ago” Memories From Preston County Head Start Participant

Back in the summer of 1965, Alfred “Wade” Gibson, son of Edward and Martha Gibson from the Hudson/Mt. Nebo area near Valley Point in Preston County, was one of the participants to complete the first project HEAD START child development course. Wade reports his parents probably put him in Head Start since they lived so […]

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Reflection– 50 Years of Head Start

As I reflected on what I would like to highlight about collaboration, my mind kept thinking of the 50 years of Head Start services that have touched the lives of children and families nationwide. In reviewing some information, I ran across a speech President Lyndon Johnson gave in 1965 about the Head Start Project. His […]

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