Grove Early Childhood Center News

March 2020

Student Supplies

Families, drive by the ECC Cafeteria Loop- April 1,2,3 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. to pick up your child's belongings. We have tons of items to return to you including lots of goodies :)

OETA Now has Children's Programming

Click the item below for a sample of the children's programming lineup. They will be providing educational programs for PreK-12 children daily that teach and reinforce academic skills. Keep an eye on PBS on your tv for great shows that our young learners (and older students too) will not only love, but also learn from each day.

Food Distribution Sites

7:30-9:00 a.m. and 11:30-1:00 p.m. We can provide food to any child under the age of 18. CHILDREN MUST BE IN YOUR VEHICLE when you come pick up food.

Simply drive through, roll down your window.


  • ECC Cafeteria Drive Thru
  • Cherokee Casino/Tom Cat Corner
  • Zena Store on Highway
  • Park and Recreation/ Baseball Field
  • Middle School
  • High School
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Use the link below for FREE Scholastic Reading Resources that are Fun :)

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Heggerty at Home E-Learning

Congratulations to our Scholastic Bingo Card Class Winners!

Classes chose their favorite books from the Scholastic Book Fair Flier and filled their bingo cards. Each day, random titles were announced. Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Cox's K classes won shopping sprees w/ blackouts on the last day of the Book Fair.
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St. Jude Penny Drive

Congratulations to Mrs. Powell's PreK class for collecting the most pennies for the ESA penny drive. Mrs. Cox's class was the runner up. Both classes celebrated with a party.
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Congratulations ECC Site Teacher of the Year- Mrs. Burch!

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Congratulations ECC Support Personnel Recipient of the Year Mrs. Dodson!

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Kindness Day Kick Off

We greatly appreciate our KIND volunteers who greeted students and families on Kindness Day at the ECC. The volunteers passed out Kindness bracelets, hugs and high fives to everyone to kick start the day.
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Baby Fish at the ECC!

We have only had baby fish 3 times in our fourteen years at the ECC! Welcome to our newest friend- appropriately named "Fishy."
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March Character Counts Word of the Month: Fairness

I will do the right the thing so that no one is treated badly.
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Kindergarten Ridgy Kids

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Keep Scrolling Down...more info at bottom of page!

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Do you have a child that needs to calm down? Watch this breathing exercise video :)

Take 5 Breathing: A Breathing Exercise for Kids

Box Tops- Send them to the ECC!

Your trash is our cash! Box Tops are worth a dime each. Box Tops add up quickly. Send in groups of 10 to your child's teacher! Box Tops for Education is converting to a paper free system. Please help us out by downloading the new app and begin scanning your store register receipts. Soon there will be no more cutting and counting Box Tops. It will all be done through the app. To learn more about using the app and how simple it is, watch the short video below.
How to Scan
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