Silvis School District to hold screenings for preschool program


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Posted Online: April 16, 2013, 11:06 am
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Press release submitted by Silvis School District


Silvis School District #34 will hold screenings for its Hand In Hand Preschool program for the 2013-2014 school year. This state-funded program is for children ages 3-5 who live in the Silvis School District and are not eligible for kindergarten.

The program is a half-day session at George O. Barr with a certified teacher and aide. Children who live on the bus route will also have transportation to and from school.
All children must be screened to be considered for the program.

If you have a child or know of someone who has a child in the Silvis School District between the ages of 3 and 5, please call Mrs. Jecks for an appointment at 792-0639 ext. 232. If necessary, leave a phone number and your call will be returned.

We are gathering names for screening eligible children in August.
Screenings will be held at:

George O. Barr Elementary School
1305 5th Ave., Silvis

















 




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