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Changes to the Application Process for 2015/2016 School Year

ABC Head Start is changing the application process and we are holding Registration Events in the April and May for the 2015/2016 school year. It is our goal to confirm registration for eligible children and families OR refer children and families to other resources/programs.

We are holding multiple Registration Events during April and May for programming to start in September. The specific dates and locations are listed on the for Parents and Agencies tab of the website. We are hosting them in the westend, central, north, southwest...

Another school year is behind us. Another year of celebrating successes with children and families. Another year of learning. Another year taking us further down our journey and bringing new people in to join our journey. Every year I am so grateful to the families for opening their lives to ABC Head Start and entrusting us with their amazing little ones. It takes a leap of faith for parents to let go of their children into their first school experience, and I am always so honoured when they choose ABC Head Start to begin the journey.

A leap of faith is necessary. I envision the parents of ABC...

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Thank you to all of the sponsors, supporters, volunteers and everyone who bought tickets to our primary fundraiser, Tapestry.  A particular honorable mention goes to our title sponsor, Silverberg Group who committed to the vision of this event and supported it whole heartedly.  I think we can all agree it was a wonderful evening celebrating the unique cultures of ABC Head Start's children and families.  I heard from many it was a unique experience and one that they will be looking forward to each year.  Stay tuned to our website as we post pictures and highlights from the event.

We have had a very busy couple of months at ABC Head Start. Our first annual Tapestry fundraiser was a HUGE success, and we can’t wait to do it all again next year.

I am not sure how it happened, but somehow the school year flew by and it is already mid-June! Activities at ABC Head Start sites are starting to wrap up as we approach summer holidays. One of my favourite days at ABC Head Start is Literacy Backpack Day. It is the day we celebrate the accomplishments of all of the ABC Head Start children and families and wish them well in their educational journey.

At ABC Head Start we know that by...

Last day of classes for all ABC Head Start children.  Have a wonderful summer!

The Southeast Edmonton Early Childhood Community Coalition is a greatgroup to stay connected to for EVERYTHING Southeast Edmonton related to early childhood. Visit their website for more information - http://www.earlychildhoodedm.ca/southeast

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ABC Head Start provides an early learning program for children with comprehensive family support in multiple locations across the city of Edmonton. To qualify for the program your child must be at least 3 years, 6 months old by September 1st and your family must fall within our low income guidelines. There is no charge for the program. This spring we will be holding Registration Events across the City of Edmonton where we will be meeting children and families, processing applications and determining eligibility for the program. We are holding Registration Events during the spring for programming to start in September. Please see the For Parents and Agencies page of the website for details.

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