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Mrs. Kristy Dyer
PreK Instructor
M.A., Tennessee Tech University
email: dyerkvanburenschools.org
Ms. Shanta Hitchcock
PreK Instructor
M.S., Tennessee Tech University
email: shitchcock@vanburenschools.org
Mrs. Jacqueline Miller
PreK Instructor
Ed.S., Tennessee Tech University
email: millerj5@vanburenschools.org

ADMISSION POLICY

The Early Bird Preschool is an inclusive Program that serves 4 year old children. Three year old children that have special needs will receive services as provided by their IEP. All children must be residents of Van Buren County and be four years old by the 15th of August. We cannot accept children that are 5 years of age unless they have an IEP.

REQUIRED FORMS FOR ADMISSION

1. Child's State Birth Certificate (NO MOTHER'S COPY)
2. Child's Social Security Card
3. Preschool Immunization Certificate
4. Proof of Physical (After 1/2019)
5. Proof of Income

Updated as of July 2019

SUPPLY LIST

2 small blankets or beach towels
1 small pillow (optional)
Complete Change of Clothing (will need to be changed with the seasons)
4 glue sticks
2 boxes of baby wipes
1 Pkg. 3 oz. Dixie Cups
2 rolls of paper towels
3 container of Clorox wipes

Updated as of July 2019

MEALS

Breakfast and afternoon snack will be served at the preschool. Breakfast will be served from 7:45 to 8:15 A.M. Lunch will be eaten at Spencer Elementary. Free or reduced lunch forms are available and should be completed as soon as possible. Free or reduced meals do not include snack.

Parents may be asked to provide a snack for their child's class on occasion. Parents will be informed when a snack is needed. Please do not make cake or cookies, or send candy to school unless there is a special occasion such as a birthday. This should be discussed in advance with your child's teacher.

If school opens 2 hours late for any reason, breakfast will not be served.

COST FOR MEALS

Free Breakfast & Lunch for all school children. CEP (Community Eligibility Provision Program)
Snacks are $10.00 per month and must be paid in advance.

Pricing subject to change per State Mandates.

FIELD TRIPS 2018-2019

The dates may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen events.
Events may also be added.

Amazin' Acres – Pumpkins – October 19, 2018
Creative Discovery Museum – November 9, 2018
Christmas Caroling – December 19, 2018
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum – March 22, 2019
Amazin' Acres – Strawberries – April 26, 2019
Chattanooga Zoo – May 10, 2019