Page 10 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - November, 2017
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Busy Early Learning fall From page 1
people involved,” Philip
Students get into the said. Everyone shared
seasonal spirit with smiles while contestants
pumpkin patch visits, showcased their costumes.
costumes and candy From a ninja to movie
character Miss Trunchbull,
During October, Early Early Learning cuties don their Halloween duds to seek out candy all ages came dressed to
Learning Head Start and Early from tribal departments. impress.
Head Start students and their
parents donned coats and attended, making it a success! tribal departments for fun Participants were split
rubber boots for field trips to Congratulations to coloring scares and yummy candy. into categories based on age,
local pumpkin patches. and judges selected a best
contest winners Leon House We are always so thankful costume winner for each
It’s always enjoyable Jr., Coleton Youckton and for the support shown by tribal group. Those voted best
watching kids search for the Gohan Vasquez Valentine. departments. Staff members dressed won a gift card.
perfect pumpkin to proudly are very kind to spend time
display on front porches. Trick-or-treat visits handing out candy to our After dinner and the
children. costume contest, the party
Everyone ate fresh-baked On Oct. 31, Early Learning moved to the Gathering
doughnuts and took tractor children turned into ghosts, Classroom parties followed Room where youngsters
rides around the farm. goblins and princesses during trick or treating at Early enjoyed an evening of
our annual trick-or-treat Learning when toys, candy dancing. Even some
We appreciate Hunter extravaganza. Students visited and laughter were shared. adults couldn’t pass up the
Family Farm and Lattin’s opportunity to bust a move!
Cider Mill & Farm for
accommodating our students. “It was cool to see
everyone dance,” Philip said.
The celebration
Our Fall Festival was concluded on Halloween
Oct. 12. Families got their night with a haunted
faces painted, fished for creepy house and table decorating
crawlers and nabbed candy. contest at the Community
Our Parent Committee started Center. Again, several
a recipe-sharing table. Chehalis hundred people attended
Tribal Law Enforcement and walked away with a
Sgt. Jake Dickerson talked yummy bag of candy.
with parents and kids about
Halloween safety.

Teachers offered a
Halloween-themed necklace-
making center and a coloring
contest for all ages. More than
35 parents and guardians

Tribal departments update phone systems

The Chehalis Department Calls have been lost during Chehalis Tribal Wellness All ages let their sassiness
of Public Safety is updating transfers to lines that have Center receptionists will still shine at the Community
its telephone system. This is changed. answer calls. Halloween Party.
to better serve the Chehalis
Reservation and increase the The new automated system However, if we are assisting
quality of service received allows callers to direct their other patients or are closed,
when people call. own calls. an automated menu will come
up to assist in transferring
When you call 360-273- If you would like a direct you to other departments
7051 and no personnel are police response or wish to such as pharmacy, dental and
available to accept your call, pass information to a police eligibility.
you will now be transferred officer, please call 9-1-1. And
to an automated menu to the Police Department crime You are welcome to leave a
connect to different divisions. tip line can be reached at 888- voicemail and we will call you
An option to hear a complete 646-7407. back as soon as possible.
directory also will be made
available. Wellness Center calls Thank you for your
understanding as we make this
During business hours, transition!
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