ICS Head Start registration set for August 10-12
Registration for ICS Head Start will be held on Monday, August 10 through Wednesday, August 12, at Head Start centers from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and until 2 p.m on Wednesday for returning and newly selected children.
Please arrive no later than 5 p.m. to allow time to complete required forms. Be prepared to stay. It takes at least 30 minutes or more to complete required registration forms. Your child should not be present for registration. To assist ICS in meeting state and federal requirements, bring the following items to registration unless already submitted.
1. Copy of certified birth certificate for staff to review.
2. Original immunization Form #121 from your local MS Health Dept.
3. Proof of yearly family income.
4. Head of household’s Social Security card - optional.
5. Child’s Social Security card - optional.
6. Proof of health and dental insurance, MEDICAID or CHIP.
7. Child’s doctor and dentist - names, addresses and phone numbers.
8. Medical, dental exams, treatments completed during the summer.
9. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of two emergency contact persons.
10. Parents’ work place name and its physical address and phone number.
ICS Head Start classes will begin on Monday, August 17. Your child cannot attend classes until required paperwork is complete and necessary documents submitted. Do not try to send a child without completed registration paperwork on buses.
If you forgot to apply this spring for your preschool age child, on-site application completion is available for children with birthdays typically from 09-02-04 through 09-01-05 having one year prior to kindergarten beginning the second day of registration, but parents with selected children will be seen first.
Children with diagnosed disabilities are encouraged to apply, and may even apply with three years prior to kindergarten on their third birthday. Children enrolled in the ICS Early Head Start Program may also apply for Head Start when the child reaches 3 years old.
Appointments may be made for children with birthdays 09-02-05 through 09-01-06 who have two years prior to kindergarten for the following work week.
At this time Tunica, Tallahatchie, Quitman and parts of Marshall, Lafayette and Panola counties do not have many children on their waiting lists. Some blended partner programs with licensed day care businesses still have openings in Lowndes County. If your child is participating in a blended partnership program with ICS, the local daycare or public Pre-K will announce registration dates and times. Above paperwork will be needed.
School supply list for HSHS
Holly Springs High School announces is supply list for the 2009-10 school year, grades 9-12.
It includes – book bags or back pack; flash drive, at least 2 gigabytes; two packages of loose leaf paper; three one-inch, three-ring binders; one pack of blue pens; one pack of black pens; one pack of #2 pencils; one pack of index divider tabs; one box of Kleenex; one bottle of Germ-X.
Other supplies may be requested or required by individual teachers.
Holly Springs Primary School is accepting applications for enrollment of pre-K students for the upcoming school year 2009-2010. Come by the office at the Primary School to enroll your children.
Registration for all students attending Holly Springs Primary is also still open. Registration is Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information you may call 252-1768.
Kindergarten orientation is Aug. 5, 5 - 6 p.m. All parents are urged to attend.
Devin Holmes participates in honors program
Potts Camp High School student Devin Holmes was part of the 29th session of the Mississippi Governor’s School at Mississippi University for Women. One hundred and fifteen rising juniors and seniors representing 113 high schools from around the state participated in the three-week residential honors program. The program is designed to provide academic, creative and leadership experiences for a select number of high school students who have demonstrated exceptional ability and achievement in their studies. Students must also show high intellectual, creative and leadership potential. During the program students are enrolled in major courses such as cloning, guitar studies, comedy improvisation, sports and business. MUW’s program was established in 1981 by Gov. William F. Winter and administrators. It is among the oldest Governor’s Schools in the nation.
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