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Program Explains Selection Criteria
to be Enrolled in Program

The Business Committee has approved Selection Criteria for the Head Start
and Early Head Start Program for 2015-2016.  51% of our families must be
at or below 100% of the federal poverty guidelines.  49% of our families
can be over income.  Preference is given for children who are homeless,
in ICW, and other areas that you will see on the selection criteria.  The
Business Committee has clearly directed that Head Start and Early Head
Start should serve more Chehalis Tribal Members.

This the 2015 Oakville High School Baseball Team with an If you want to know more about our programs for children and their
impressive 18-1 baseball season. families (age birth – 5 years old), please contact the center at 360-709-
1629.   Our program offers home visits to pregnant parents
Photo provided by Coach, Marvin Youckton
In Early Head Start.  Our program also has the Healthy Families program
The Oakville High School Baseball follows: Ray Lopez Jr. was the that offers home visits for families with children birth to 3.
team had an outstanding baseball All-League MVP; Alex Youckton
season and made it to the State was runner up and Gary Ortivez Head Start children perform equal or better than their peers when they
tournament. Even though they were III, and Adrian Patricio also made enter school.  There are fewer grade retention and special placements for
defeated in the tournament, there All-League. Their coach was named Head Start graduates.  Head Start has been serving children for almost 50
were several outstanding individual “Coach of Year.” years on the Chehalis Reservation.
efforts in getting there.
Great Job! If you have questions about the selection criteria below or about the
The league recognized them as We are proud of you! program in general, or to schedule a tour, please call the center at

Chehalis Tribal Youth Recognized for Athletic Achievements 360-709-1629

Arielle Burnett, a Chehalis The Hoquiam
Tribal youth, has excelled High School
at Hoquiam High School’s
softball team. Arielle recently won the 2015
finished her junior year at the District 4, 1A
High School. Arielle’s team Championship.
won the 2015 District 4, 1A Arielle holding
Championship in Centralia, the District 4
Washington. Arielle hit a Championship


home run in the championship

game. home run at State, and received

Her team then went to State, and a Sportsmanship Award during
took second place in 1A High one of the games. Arielle made
School Girls Softball Division. “All League” and it was recently
announced that she made “All State”
Arielle hit another for her 2015 season.

Arielle holding Players are selected by a panel of Correction: In the July issue of the Chehalis Tribal Newsletter the Rez
her home State Coaches. She is an all around Animal Resource phone number was incorrect. Refer to above phone #
run ball and athlete and she recognized by
sportsmanship receiving WIAA Academic awards
medal during during 3 varsity sports during
the State 2014/2015. She looks forward to her
Championship. senior year.

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