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"Let's look at them as a individual cases." — Charles Smith
Kindergarten, Pre-K Registration Open in Savoy
Screening for children entering preschool or kindergarten will be held on April 29 at the school. Call 413-743-1992 to schedule a screening appointment.
Adams-Cheshire Sets Preschool Screenings
Appointments can be made by calling the Special Services Office at 413-743-5202 ext. 1107, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. by Friday, March 13.
Berkshire County Head Start Registering Children for 2015-16 School Year
Income verification is needed with a completed application and eligible children are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
St. Stanislaus Preschoolers Learn a Thing Or Two From Dr. Seuss
"It is teaching them about imagination and getting them excited about the reading aspect of it." — Lorry Delmolino
North Adams Preschool Service Project Touches on Illness, Empathy
"My biggest pull away from this is teaching children empathy towards others." — Rosemarie Dzierga
Clarksburg School Committee OKs Pre-K Feasibility Study
"I still would want to move full steam ahead on the VFW. I don't think anyone wants to put the pre-K aside another year." — Jeffrey Levanos
Clarksburg Researching Relocation of VFW for Preschool
"Repurposing it is highly desirable and I think we can meet a lot of the community's needs. It seems like a win, win, win." — Carl McKinney
Williamstown Preschool Finds Church a Good Fit
"It is a wonderful place. I believe wholeheartedly in every thing they do, so I have to be involved." — Christy Abel
Clarksburg Exploring Alternative Preschool Option
"It's obviously a temporary solution but better than what we have now." — Jonathan Lev
Lanesborough Schools Opts For 'School-based' Pre-K Program
"One of the reasons we are moving away from the agency is because our parents weren't too excited about it." — Rose Ellis
Clarksburg Officials Mull Preschool Costs
"Without preschool, it's really hard to access the kindergarten curriculum." — Principal Linda Reardon
Lanesborough Bringing Back Pre-K Program
"The pre-K was suspended last year in June for enrollment and budget reasons." — Robert Barton
Discovered Clarksburg Bylaw Sets Town Meeting Week Later
"I don't think we have any choice but to go with the fourth [week]," he said. "That's the only way it can be done."
Clarksburg Preschool Proposal Has High Cost
"I will advocate very strongly in the need to provide a preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds in the town of Clarksburg ... . — Jonathan Lev