Page 10 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - May 2016
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Kids think green
We had April showers and UPCOMING EVENT
Busy bees at Early Learning sprout planted our flowers but more
new skills to help take care of the Earth than anything, we all enjoyed Head Start graduation:
the sunshine last month at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at
Early Learning. The children Great Wolf Lodge.
have been learning about our
Mother Earth. 2016 Parent Graduation
Committee raised more than
Our classrooms have been $3,000 for our Head Start
taking walks to our tribal graduation! Thank you to
playground and getting extra parents who helped raise the
time to enjoy the beautiful funds and for all you are doing
spring days outside. to support our graduates.

All around Early Learning Youngsters visited Oakville
classrooms, you’ll see pictures Kindergarten and Rochester
and books about soil, planting, Kindergarten to tour
watering and growing. classrooms and take part in
a kindergarten activity. They
We also are learning how were able to get familiar with
to reduce, reuse and recycle. their new schools.
The children are finding out
how to conserve water by not Parents are encouraged
leaving it running while they to attend any kindergarten
are washing their hands and information nights that
brushing their teeth. are offered at Oakville and
Rochester schools.
Small changes make a big
difference! If you have any questions
or need assistance with filling
Graduation preparation out your 2016 kindergarten
registration packets, please
Graduation will be at Great call Mary Sanders at 360-709-
Wolf Lodge at 6 p.m. May 17, 1629.
when we get to see our 29
graduates in their caps and
gowns and send them off to
excel in kindergarten. Our

in brief

Let the healing begin n Gets angry or upset easily. Chehalis Tribal Days
n Name-calling, emotional abuse.
Join the Women’s Healing Circle from n Spreads rumors or tells lies. MAY 27-30 Vendor tables/
4:30-6 p.m. May 31 in the Tsapowum n Often criticizes you, puts you down. concessions: Call Dan
Chehalis Behavioral Health Group n Force, physical and sexual abuse. LET THE GAMES BEGIN “Bones” Gleason at 360-
Room. The group provides a safe n Acts intimidating, threatens you. n Men’s hardball + token 273-5911.
environment to talk with people who n Blames others for their problems. n Women’s softball + token Block of rooms available
have been affected by domestic n Uses jealousy to justify actions. n Co-ed softball + men’s at Lucky Eagle Casino &
violence in their lives. It’s a place to n Smashes, hits or kicks objects. token and women’s token Hotel: Call 360-273-2000
build friendships, find support and heal n Embarrasses you in public or or 800-720-1788.
from abuse you have experienced. private. $350 entry per team
We will continue moccasins and have
other crafts. A meal will be provided. Community center First- through fourth-place
Please indicate whether you need child awards: MVP, all-stars, best
care. The group is safe, confidential Chehalis Tribal Community Center bat, best glove and pitcher,
and open to the tribal community and hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Fun events: catcher awards. Call Leroy
employees. n Swimming pool and exercise room Boyd at 360-709-1787, Phillip
For more details, call Janita Raham, hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Youckton at 360-709-1752.
Tsapowum Chehalis Tribal Domestic n Open gym is at noon Wednesdays
Violence Program advocate, at 360- and Sundays,5:30 p.m. weeknights. DON’T MISS: CANCER WALK,
709-1575 (office) or 360-789-3627 n Movie night starts at 5 p.m. every FISH BAKE, FIREWORKS SHOW,
(cell). second Wednesday of the month. YOUTH ACTIVITIES
Dinner is provided.
WARNING SIGNS OF ABUSE: Contact Events Coordinator Assistant
n Says hurtful things to you. Leroy Boyd at 360-709-1787.
n Isolates you from others.
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