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Early Learning Kindergarten Preview
The Effingham Unit #40 Early Learning Center has scheduled an Open House-Kindergarten Preview Night for all children entering kindergarten this fall for Tuesday, March 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. All children turning five years old by September 1, 2013 are eligible to attend. The center is located at 3224 S. Banker Street. Preliminary registration also will be conducted for the 2013-14 incoming kindergarteners and information will be distributed to parents. There will be information booths including the Unit 40 Transportatin Dept., the Effingham County Health Department, the Helen Matthes Library and the Effingham Park Distirct. All children will receive prizes and a sneak peek in the "Life of Kindergarten".
For more information about the preview, contact Kay Halford, principal or Deb Blankenship, secretary at 217-540-1460. The children and families also will get the chance to meet the new principal for the upcoming school year at the ELC due to Mrs. Halford's retirement, Mrs. Jennfier Fox.
To schedule a kindergarten screening appointment, phone Sharon Chesnut at Central Early Childhood Education Program at 217-540-1400.