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New Extended day Enrichment Program

Greetings MCDC Families: We hope you are enjoying the summer break. We had a fantastic year and are busy preparing for the next school year. This letter is to inform you of a few important changes and reminders for the 2017-2018 school year. 2017-2018 School Start Date: •School starts on Thursday, September 7th. New Start and End Time: •MCDC will provide Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) Services from 8:15 am to 3:00 pm. This change was made to implement the requirements of the new Head Start program Performance. HS and EHS services have and will remain free of charge to all eligible families. Required Home Visit by your child's teaching team: •Your child's teacher will schedule a home visit with you to occur sometime during the weeks of August 28th and September 4th. Extended Day Enrichment Opportunity: •An Extended Day Enrichment Program is available for mornings (6:30 am to 8:15 am) and/or afternoons (3:00 pm to 6:30 pm). ?You may be eligible for free or low cost services. Please refer to the attached eligibility information and application. Additional information may be found at: http://www.programsforparents.org/ •Please submit your application for the Extended Day Enrichment Program by Monday, July 31, 2017 to your MCDC Family Advocate. Assistance to complete your application is available. Please refer to the following schedule: ?William Street 7/11 & 7/12 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and 7/18 & 7/19 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm ?Fulton & Baldwin Street: 7/13 & 7/14 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; 7/20 & 7/21 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Baldwin Street families should go to 33 Fulton Street for assistance) We look forward to serving your family in the new school year. Sincerely, Tanya Poteat Executive Director