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Be Ready for Severe Weather
Winter Preparedness season starts December 1
Winters in Virginia can be cold, snowy and icy and bring extended power outages. To highlight the importance of Virginia families and businesses being winter-ready, the National Weather Service and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management have set aside Dec. 1-7 as Winter Preparedness Week. Read more.
Kasey's Academy went to the Ripley's Aquarium!
Kasey’s Academy took a trip to Ripley’s Aquarium on October 25, 2013. We had several families attend this trip. We look forward to the Knoxville Zoo in the spring. See photos!
We have been very busy with the new school year! Right now we are busy with physicals coming in and are getting prepared for all of our screenings. Our hearing/vision screening are scheduled for Sept. 24-26 at the Esserville Office and the last day is in Dickenson County. Our Dental dates are schedule for Oct. 8 in Dickenson County and Oct. 9 – 11 at the Esserville Office.
It is very important that your child attend one these dates -- all these services are free to all the children and a requirement for head start. If you have any questions or we can be of any help, please call one of the Health Service Specialist, Jennifer @ 276-865-5771, ext. 14 or Becky @ 276-679-7801, ext. 102.
Join Virginia Tech Research Study
Virginia Tech is looking for motivated people to learn and talk about health. The program includes health screenings, small group classes and telephone calls. Download the flyer to learn more.
Kids Central Inc is accepting applications. Download the flyer. »
Cancer: Thriving and Surviving
Mountain Empire Older Citizens offers workshops for cancer survivors. For more information, download the flyer.
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Picture Night! Family Picture night was a complete success, with over over 100 families photographed. See the photos »
How to Promote Math Skills in Young Children
It is important that young children begin to develop math concepts and skills very early in life. Parents can create math learning experiences very easily throughout their child’s daily routine. Read the document A Family Note on Finding the Math for important things to consider.