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PARENTS: Notices of center closings, weather related closings and delays, bus services being early, late or canceled check Class DoJo School Story

May 10th - Last Day for MLK Center Head Start AM and PM Classes

May 12th - Last Day for MLK Center Part-Year  Educational Staff.

May 15th - First day for MLK Center Early Head Start 7 hour Day.

May 19th - Last Day for MLK Center Part-Year Family Advocates.

May 29th - Closed for Memorial Day.

May 30th - Last Day for Sgt. Shriver Center  and  Noland Centers Head Start Classes. 


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Inclement Weather Policy Update - Parents

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Program Update 11/19/2020

Good morning!  As I mentioned in last week's update, the health and safety levels in our community are worsening very rapidly due to COVID-19.  We do as much as we possibly can to provide a healthy environment, but now we must act in the best interest of safety for our children and staff. I apologize for any inconvenience that this update may cause.  Please know that we are committed to providing quality distance learning experiences and cannot wait to get the children back in person as soon as...

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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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