Enfield Head Start, Integrated Pre-K, PK STEAM Academy
Getting Ready for Kindergarten
During the last legislative session, the State of Connecticut passed Public Act 23-208 which will become effective beginning with the 2024-2025 school year. Public Act 23-2028 requires students to have turned 5 years of age on or before September 1 st of that school year to enroll in kindergarten.
February 9, 2024
Greeting SELC PK Families,
Great week here in PK! Next week is a short week followed by a couple of days off for Eaglets. See below for details!
A FEW REMINDERS:
- No school for Eaglets on Friday February 16th, Monday February 19th, and Tuesday February 20th.
- Head Start Family Conferences are on February 20th!
- Remember to share any changes to your child's emergency contact information! If you have a new phone number, email, or additions or deletions to people allowed to pick your child up, let your child teacher know ASAP.
- As illness persists, please see a reminder from Nurse Jen below:
Second Step Home Link
As we head into the second half of the year, classrooms continue to work on helping students ask for what they want or need. Here are some ways to practice at home!
STOWE Apple Distinguished School Celebration Presentation
PK classrooms at SELC implement the CT Early Learning and Development Standards (CTELDS). The ELDS define the knowledge and skills expected from young children birth through age 5 in the areas of cognition, social and emotional development, physical development and health, language and literacy, creative arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
SELC PK APPLICATION LINK 2024-2025
SELC FAMILIES: Don't Miss an Exciting Opportunity to Share Your Voice!
As part of our ongoing commitment to fostering innovation and interactive learning experiences, we will be sending a weekly iPad activity designed to combine technology with family bonding.
NEW LINK FOR NEW TOPIC!!!
Menu for the week of 2-12-2024
SMILE! SPOTLIGHT ON ORAL HEALTH FROM NURSE JEN!
Healthy Habits for Happy Smiles | ECLKC
Resources to Make You Smile! is a monthly newsletter featuring information and tools to promote good oral health. To sign up, select the button below, enter your email address, choose "Oral Health," and select "Subscribe." Subscribe to the Newsletter This series of handouts for pregnant women and parents of infants and young children provides simple tips on oral health issues.
FALL/WINTER Community Resource Guide for Young Families
Product Safety Recalls as of2/9/2024
GPU Angled Adapters Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Manufactured by CableMod
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled angled adapters and contact CableMod for instructions on how to safely remove their adapter from the GPU and for a full refund, including cost of shipping, or a $60 store credit for non-customized products, with free standard shipping.
VPR Brands Recalls Lighters Due to Missing Child Safety Feature, Posing Burn and Fire Hazards; Violation of the Federal Regulation for Cigarette Lighters
Consumers should stop using the recalled lighters immediately and contact VPR Brands for instructions on how to destroy the device and submit proof of destruction to receive a full refund.
Electrolux Group Recalls Frigidaire Side by Side Refrigerators with Slim Ice Buckets Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards
Consumers should immediately stop using the ice makers and contact Electrolux Group to request a replacement ice bucket assembly component, free of charge.
Vornado Recalls Two Million Handheld Garment Steamers Due to Serious Burn Hazard
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garment steamers and contact Vornado for a full refund or free replacement handheld garment steamer, depending on model.
Children's Bathrobes Recalled Due to Burn Hazard and Violation of Flammability Regulations; Sold by Nanchang Zhongcangjishi E-commerce
Consumers should immediately take the recalled bathrobes away from children, stop using them and contact Nanchang Zhongcangjishi E-commerce for a full refund. Consumers should destroy the garments by cutting them in half and email a photo of the destroyed garment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt of the photo, consumers will be issued a full refund of the purchase price.
Husqvarna Recalls Grass Trimmers Due to Fire Hazard
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grass trimmers and contact an authorized Husqvarna dealer to receive a free repair. The dealer locator is available at https://locations.husqvarna.com/us/.
Joining a new school community can sometimes feel like learning a new language as you acclimate to the procedures, environment, people, and lingo. I will leave this in this space for reference all year. See below to continue learning about all things Stowe:
- SELC=Stowe Early Learning Center
- SELC=our mascot (the eaglet featured above)
- FEO=Family Educator Organization
- ECDC=Enfield Child Development Center
- EPS=Enfield Public Schools
- FRC=Family Resource Center
- IPS=Integrated Pre-K
- HS=Head Start
- KITE=Key Initiatives to Early Education
- PKS=PK STEAM Academy
- Eaglets=all children taking part in any program at SELC
- Main Office=860-253-4741
- Head Start Family Support=860-253-4717
Our building is quite unique in that we house 4 PK programs, a Family Resource Center, and KITE.