CTSA Head Start/Early Head Start, Shawnee, Cushing, & Stroud

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February 2018

Hope everyone made it through February staying well and warm. It will be warming up very soon. With the warmer weather we are asking for anyone who would like volunteer here at the center. Volunteering could be in classroom, helping teachers, and even help us around the center maintaining the building or grounds. We currently have job openings so for anyone interested please visit the main office or our website ctsaheadstart.org.

This month the parent committee did a fundraiser during Valentine’s Day. They sold Valentine Crush Grams and did an awesome job. Also on table in front lobby the  parent committee is  selling raffle tickets for Easter Baskets for a male, female, and child. If anyone is interested in purchasing raffle tickets please see front lobby staff.

Parents a Fun Day at the Park is scheduled for March 29th, 2018. Outside activities and lunch will be provided for child and one parent. This will be a one on one field trip. One parent has to accompany child for this fieldtrip.


   Reminder winter is here so please dress your children according to the weather. By the licensing we still have to go outside unless it is 32 degrees below. So please make sure they have a coat and if you need a coat please go see our family Advocate so we can help you with that need.  Make sure you keep an eye on the weather and watch the news, If Shawnee public schools is closed then we will be closed also. If you have any questions ask your teachers or any other staff.

Dates to Remember

Parent Meeting March 6th, 2018

Policy Council and JOM meeting March 5, 2018

Field Trip Scheduled for March 29th, 2018

All Closed March 30, 2018

Head Start, Early Head Start will be closed Monday March 19-23, 2018 for Spring Break

Childcare will be open during Spring Break for those that stay for childcare.


 School Readiness Goal of the month

Goal –Child demonstrates emerging initiative in interactions, experiences, and explorations. (EHS)

Goal- Child maintains focus and sustains attention with minimal adult support. (HS)




We want to invite you to come read a book, eat breakfast and/or lunch or spend the day with us.  We don’t just want our parents to come and visit we want the whole family: Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts and Cousins, etc. We are planning many events throughout the year.  So come join us and have some fun with your children and the


Food Activity

Pinwheel Bites

1 slice whole wheat bread, crust removed
1 teaspoon mayonnaise
3 slices of lunchmeat of choice (ham, turkey, etc)

1 slice of cheese


Flatten bread with rolling pin; spread with dressing

Top with lunchmeat of choice (ham, turkey, etc)

Cut crosswise into 4 pinwheels