PRIME TIME Head Start students learn about fire safety, environment

At PRIME TIME Head Start, we strive to expose our students to as many experiences as we can. In October, PTHS hosted two groups of visitors to teach students about a few important topics: fire safety and the environment. Firefighters from the City of Monroe Fire Department read stories to the students and let them explore the fire truck. Staff ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives 1,600 Copies of New Garfield Book to PRIME TIME Family Reading

In support of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s work with literacy and their own commitment to social responsibility, Penguin Random House is donating 1,600 copies of Age Happens: Garfield Hits the Big 4-0 to PRIME TIME Family Reading, a program of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) that supports literacy development through intergenerational family reading and discussion. These books will be donated ...

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PRIME TIME Head Start Sets Goals for School Year

After a successful start, PRIME TIME Head Start began the 2018-2019 school year with fresh goals aimed at closing the achievement gap for children in Ouachita Parish. “Last year, PRIME TIME Head Start embarked upon the concept of ‘get on the bus,'” PTHS’ director Stalanda Butcher said. “This school year, the team is turning up the heat to 212 degrees.” ...

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