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Emergency  COVID-19  *UPDATE* Our buildings opened Monday, June 29, 2020.   However, the status of children attending our program may be further delayed as we continue to follow health and safety guidelines.  The return of children will be re-assessed regularly and announced to enrolled families as soon as possible.  Distance learning will continue for children normally attending our summer sessions until we can safely welcome you back in person.


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Family Healthcare of Hagerstown Donates!

We wanted to officially say “Thank you” to Family Healthcare of Hagerstown for the donation of children’s books to our agency!  We are truly grateful and as you can see the titles donated are packaged and ready to be delivered to our Head Start children this week along with lots of other goodies to help them stay busy during this time.    @FamilyHealthcareofHagerstown   #thankyou   #donations  #OurHeadStartProgram  #earlychildhoodeducation #headstart

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Lowe's Store #0706 Chambersburg, PA donates!

On behalf of Head Start of Washington County, Inc. We wanted to officially say "Thank You to Lowe's Store #0706 Chambersburg, PA" for the much needed health and safety supplies donated to our agency. We are truly grateful for all of the effort you made to help keep our staff and children safe during this time.  Stay Safe!

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Head Start of Washington County buildings will be closed to children & the public through Friday, June 26, 2020.  Staff have begun to return to work so if you need assistance, please call the center. We plan to re-open our buildings on

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COVID-19 Update

Good Evening Everyone, >  I would like to take a moment and update you regarding our current Head Start Program. > > In compliance with the directions from the governor’s office yesterday > our centers will remain closed to staff and children through June 12, 2020. > > We will continue distance learning for the children who would have > still been in class and be available to families as needed remotely.  > Staff will be in touch regarding next steps and possible summer...

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Open Enrollment

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Extended Closing - COVID-19

We are focused on protecting the health and safety of our children, families and staff.  Head Start of Washington County will remain closed to children and staff through May 15th, 2020.  The potential to re-open on Monday, May 15th seems unlikely, but we will continue to follow the school schedule at this point for our children.  Our staff will continue to provide online learning and communication through ClassDoJo.   Future updates will be posted here on ClassDoJo as well as on our website and...

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“Head Start of Washington County is taking proactive steps to address the Coronavirus if it is spread to our community. Staff will continue to implement standard protocols to prevent the spread of viruses (i.e. encouraging frequent hand washing, healthy sneeze/cough etiquette, disinfecting and sanitizing surfaces, etc.). Emergency response plans are being reviewed and adjusted based on this rapidly changing situation.

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21 Day Read Aloud Challenge

March 2nd through March 22nd 2020 - National Campaign 21 Read Aloud 15 minute Challenge.  

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Support Head Start Martins Bags 4 my Cause

Please help us raise funds by purchasing a bag 4 my cause at Martin's Grocery Store on Dual Highway anytime during the month of August.

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Amazon Prime Days

Prime Day is a two-day parade of epic deals and it's coming soon! Prime members can shop deals starting Monday, July 15 at 12:01am PT through Tuesday, July 16 at 11:59pm PT. 

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