Today's Readers, Future Leaders District Grant
240 children enrolled in the Head Start School Readiness Program, 4 yrs old, were given a set of 10 Phonics books. This was from the Now I 'm reading for Beginning Readers series which integrates the best of phonics and storytelling.
The children and parents learn to work on theses together. The kick-off event was held at the Child Development center and involved over 30 of our Rotarians, teachers, library staff, 60 children who sang and did a presentation and parents.
The enrichment services program, inc. operates the Head Start Program for Muscogee County. Their goal is top prepare children to be successful in school. Our Rotarians went into the 3 other Development centers to read to the children over the next 4 days for the mornings.