Free preschool has openings

Friday, May 13, 2011

Local school district USD 235 at Uniontown is accepting applications for the free 4-year-old preschool program for the 2011-2012 school year.

This free preschool will provide fun-filled, hands-on learning opportunities and experiences to enhance a child's cognitive, language, social, emotional and physical development in preparation for kindergarten.

Children must be 4 years of age by Aug. 31, 2011, but cannot have reached their fifth birthday and must meet one of the following criteria:

a. Live in a single parent home.

b. Qualify for free lunches.

c. Have a parent who was a teen parent.

d. Have a parent who has not completed high school or a general equivalency diploma.

e. Be developmentally or academically delayed.

f. Be referred by SRS, or

g. Have limited English proficiency.

Preschool applications are available by calling (800) 554-3412.