The Head Start philosophy maintains that a child, the family and the community can benefit from the strengths and uniquesness of the Head Start Program.
Operating as usual
[05/10/16] Parents, another little tidbit! All Head Start children will participate in the graduation (transition exercise). Regular clothing.
[05/10/16] To the parents/guardians of graduates and other students. Tensas Head Start will sponsor Graduation exercises at the St. Joseph Community House, located on Levee street on Friday May 20, 2016 at 9:30 AM. If you bring your child please have them at the community house by 9AM, buses will run as scheduled, this is a regular school day. Graduates have chosen Kelly Green/Gold for their cap/gowns. Class Flower: Sunflower. Hope to see you there. This has been a wonderful year and we thank you for allowing us to serve your family. We look forward to working with you again. Enrollment applications are taken year round. Stop by for a visit and pick up an application for the upcoming school year. Thanks again!!
[05/10/16] Tensas Parish Head Start sponsors annual "Chilling and Grilling" with Dads at Lake Bruin State Park-St. Joseph, LA. This is an event for the entire family, please come out and enjoy, relax and eat plenty. Parents if you were down to bring items please have them in by Wednesday, May 11, 2016. We do appreciate you and look forward to seeing you Friday at the park. We will also have the last parent meeting for this school term at the park. See you!!
[03/17/16] More exciting news from Head Start!! Community Easter Egg Hunt in Newellton at the playground (Newellton Park) March 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM. This is Good Friday!. Please bring your babies out. Then on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM Easter Parade will begin at the Newellton Post office. Wossman High School will be the guest band!! Come out and show your love and support. Engaging in a Community Affair.!!
[03/17/16] Just a little Easter tidbit!! Happenings in the community. This Saturday, March 19, 2016, in St. Joseph there will be a Easter Egg hunt at the Amphitheater followed by activities, games, face painting, Easter pictures and lots of other goodies. Be there, fun for all. All activities following the Easter egg hunt will take place at Courthouse Square
Happy Saint Patrick's Day from Tensas Parish Head Start.
Monthly events for the remainder of March are as follows: March 22, 2016 there will be no school due to staff/class training and Home visits. Parents we are looking forward to visiting with each of you. March 23, 2016-Easter Bunny visits the Head Start center for a "hopping good time". March 24, 2016 will celebrate the Easter holiday. We will have fun day, games and activities with an Easter Egg Hunt. Parents if you would like to celebrate with us and need more information please contact your child's classroom teacher. March 25-April 1, 2016 we will observe Spring/Easter Break. Classes will resume Monday, April 4, 2016. Have a safe holiday. Happy Easter from Tensas Parish Head Start!!
Tensas Parish Librarian reading to the students at Tensas Parish Head Start.
Dr. Seuss Parent Board @ Tensas Parish Head Start
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration @ Tensas Parish Head Start
Read Across America with Dr. Seuss at Tensas Parish Head Start
[03/04/16] Tensas Parish Head Start celebrates well-known authors birthday, Dr. Seuss. Celebrations February 29-March 4, 2016. This week we are celebrating Read Across America with Dr. Seuss. Scheduled activities for the week were as follows: Monday, "Wear a Silly Hat", Tuesday, "Wear Silly Socks", Wednesday, "Dress Wacky", Thursday, "Thing One, Thing Two" (twin day), and Friday"Salute Dr. Seuss,", dress as your favorite character, To keep the celebration going parents were asked to work with their child to create a poster and encourage them to discuss their poster in the classroom. Thank you!!. also thanks to our parent president for doing such a wonderful job on the bullentin board at the center. March 2, 2016 was actually Dr. Seuss's birthday, we celebrated with a movie and had cake and punch. Friday, March 4 the Tensas Parish Librarian will visit the center and read a Dr. Seuss book to the children. Thanks to all who have made this week exciting and fun for our students. Pictures of children, posters and bullentin board will follow.
[02/05/16] TENSAS PARISH HEAD START WILL BE HAVING THEIR SPRING KRISPY KREME DONUT FUNDRAISER STARTING FEBRUARY 8-MARCH 8, 2016. YOU MAY CONTACT THE CENTER OR A PARENT TO MAKE A PURCHASE. THE CONTACT NUMBER FOR THE CENTER IS (318)766-2100. PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT TO THE CHILDREN. THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT.
TENSAS PARISH HEAD START STUDENTS AND STAFF REALLY ENJOYED THEMSELVES AT THEIR 1ST MARDI GRAS PARADE. IM SOOO GLAD THAT YOU ALL ENJOYES YOURSELVES TODAY. THANKS TO THE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY THAT CAME OUT TO SUPPORT THE STUDENTS. HOPE EVERYONE HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND SEE YOU GUYS WEDNESDAY.
TENSAS PARISH HEAD START MALE INVOLVEMENT LUNCHEON WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT TODAY AND MADE THIS PROGRAM A HUGE SUCCESS......
TENSAS PARISH HEAD START MARDI GRAS FLOATS!!!
[01/28/16] Tensas Parish Head Start would like to take this opportunity to invite ALL dads to join us on February 5, 2015 @ 10 am for our Male Involvement Luncheon held at the Tensas Parish Head Start School. We hope that by breaking bread together on this day, we will begin to "break: new ground for more "Male Involvement in Head Start". We look forward to seeing each and everyone of you for this memorable event.
Tensas Parish Head Start upcoming events are as followed:
Male Involvement Luncheon February 5, 2016 @ 10am
Mardi Gras Parade February 5, 2016 @ 1pm
No School in observance of Mardi Gras February 8th and 9th
Black History Program/Parent Meeting February 12, 2016 @ 9:30 am
School will be dismissed @ 12 pm on February 12, 2016
End of the month birthday celebration February 26, 2016
[12/15/15] On Friday, December 11, 2015 Tensas Head Start students and staff visited the Mississippi Children's Museum. What an enjoyable time everyone had. This was our annual Christmas field trip. On Wednesday, December 16, 2015 the Head Start students will visit the local Council on Aging in St. Joseph and Newellton to do Holiday caroling. We are looking forward to visiting with the elderly and making their holiday enjoyable. Parents are invited to attend the caroling. St. Joseph at 10:00 AM and in Newellton at 1:00 PM.
[12/10/15] Congratulations to our Head Start Parent and Policy Council alternate Ms. Kristy Bingmon winner of the $20 door prize compliments of Ms. Thelma A Bradford.
[12/10/15] Next month surprise may be BIGGER so we look forward to seeing you at the next Parent Meeting January 14, 2016 @ 9:30 am at Tensas Head Start in St. Joseph, La.
Tensas Parish Head Start
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