Summer is here! Isn’t it time for the kids to go back to school?
The Back to School Bash hears you. We are making plans for our annual backpack distribution.
WHEN: August 19th from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
WHERE: Church Street from 6th Street to 7th Street in Indiana, PA
HOW: Phone Registration July 10th through 28th Monday – Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 724-463-8036.
ALL recipients of the backpacks MUST meet the following requirements:
- Be residents of Indiana County.
- Attend an accredited school K4 through Grade 12 for the 2017-18 school year.
- Household income must be less than 200% of the national poverty level.
- ALL qualifying children MUST have registered at the above phone number to receive a backpack with school supplies.
For the past two years, my son has benefited from a program at the YMCA Forks Education Center called PA Pre-K Counts. (more…)
Kindergarten Readiness Workshop
Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Forks YMCA Education Center 1350 Sullivan Trail Easton, PA 18040 610-250-7193
The evening will feature Special Presenter, Terry Thomas is an experienced early childhood
educator involved in many aspects of early care and education for young children. She runs her own consulting business and is an adjunct professor at LCCC in the early education department. Her website is: helping2grow.com.
- Learn six skills every child should have before they begin kindergarten.
- Giveaways and light refreshments!
- Kindergarten readiness materials will be distributed.
Registration required. Click here for registration form.
All are welcome to attend the Little Red Wagon story time at the Palmer Park Mall. Look for the red balloons, they will lead you to story time, free books and an appearance by Frozen’s Elsa and Anna. This literacy event is made possible by Project LEAP, Easton Cops ‘n’ Kids Reading Room, Kindergarten Connection and the Palmer Park Mall.
After reading the 2017 PA One Book selection, Daniels Finds a Poem, the children at Rose Tree Day School in Media, PA wrote their own poem with the help of Ms. G, their wonderful Guest Reader!
Poetry is like a funny word: ‘goo-goo ga-ga’
It is a snake slithering through the grass
It is a lion roaring on the plains
It is a spider spinning a web
It is the sunset glowing in the evening
It is lizards crawling across the ceiling
It is birds flying through the sunlight
Families were asked what they liked about the PA Pre-K Counts program at Saltsburg Elementary School in Indiana County. Here is what they said! (more…)