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Greetings from Chehalis Tribal prompt attendance with recognition throughout For our February Parent Meeting, we were
Early Learning! the center and in the newsletter. fortunate to have DeDe Devlin as our guest
speaker. She did a wonderful job storytelling
Hard to believe spring is almost here! With the For January about the Chehalis People. Thank you for taking
beautiful weather and blue skies Early Learning the time to come in and share your stories with
will be on the go with walks to the park. Please Our children with 100% attendance us, DeDe!! DeDe also visits our classrooms
look out for us if you are driving by and we love weekly and the children look forward to seeing
it when people wave at us. We have mentioned -Waylon Gober – Jeremiahs Dubay – Nina and hearing her stories.
in past newsletters that we are always in need Pepin - Bradyn Lopez-Palmer - Vincent
of “IN KIND” contributions. Since putting the Visaya - Emma Youckton - Wyatt Gober - Early Head Start Conference week was Monday,
word out, talking about it in Policy Council, February 23 - Friday, February 27. Thank you to
Graduation Meetings and Parent Meetings we Zane Edwards - Gage Dowling - Aiden Secena our EHS families for scheduling your conference
have had more volunteers visiting us during our Sanders - Frankie Brown - Connor Summers and taking the time to participate in your child’s
days. education!
- Liam Medina - Tyrone Youckton
We would like to recognize two of our parents Upcoming Events
who have really taken the time and put in some For February
hours here with us. Tammy Summers and Tuesday, March 3
Tommie Brown - Thank you so much for your Our children with 100% attendance Graduation Parent Meeting 5:00 PM
time you have volunteered at our center!
Frankie Brown - Tyson Canales - Kaiden Tuesday, March 17
Chehalis Tribal Head Start and Early Head Start Delgado - Aiden Secena Sanders - Dawson St. Patrick’s Day Parties!
is a federally funded program. We have been Slighte - Therron Sullivan - Mason Cayenne
fortunate to receive funding through the years - Liam Medina - Sylis Sullivan - Enyo Visaya - Wednesday, March 18
(almost 50) to keep the program going. Due Tyrone Youckton - Zane Edwards - LJ House Policy Council Meeting 5:00 PM
to being federally funded, we are required to - Journey WhiteEagle - Quinten Canales
follow Performance Standards here at Chehalis - Myles Cayenne - Bradyn Lopez-Palmer - Tuesday, March 24
Tribal Early Learning. One small part of the Parent Meeting 5:00 PM
Performance Standards is Attendance. You can Emma Youckton Dinner & child care provided
access the Performance Standards online at: Great job! We are proud of our growing number Thursday, April 2
hspps of children with 100 % Attendance! Easter Parties ½ day (program wide)

We are required to have an Average Daily Chehalis Tribal Head Start and Early Head Start No Bus, self transport
Attendance of 85% here at Early Learning. is a Monday through Thursday program going
We have been noticing that our program is not from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM (with the exception Friday, April 3
meeting that number and are trying to evaluate of our half day class 8:00 AM-12:00 Noon). Child Care CLOSED (Good Friday)
as to why it’s happening and how we can achieve
the required 85% ADA. We are striving to provide the very best for Happy Easter from all of
our children here and appreciate our families us at Chehalis Tribal Early
January ADA % for being prompt and perfect! Our classrooms
Head Start: 81 % run on tight schedules and we are ready to go Learning!
Early Head Start: 83% each day at 8:00 am! Please come and visit our
classrooms, sit in on a Policy Council meeting, Calling All Artists!!!
February ADA % Parent Meeting, and Graduation Meeting.
Head Start: 84 % Involvement goes far and has proven to be The 2015 Head Start Graduating Class
Early Head Start: 86% effective in the success of children and preparing is looking for Tribal Art to decorate their
them for kindergarten! sweatshirts. Please consider donating your time
Policy Council has requested that we recognize
children who have 100% attendance for January Elder and and art to these wonderful children.
and February in our program. Our Policy Cultural
Council members think it’s great to award the Coordinator Please have artwork into Marcy Maki
children with a certificate and celebrate their Dede Devlin Deadline is March 31
shares her
stories about
the Chehalis
people on a
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