May 20, 2019

Mother/Son Event

mother posing with child

Thank you Mothers and Mother Figures who came out to support their young child’s education.  41 Mothers and Mother Figures attended this event with their sons. The theme of the event was I Love You forever. Each family received a copy of the classic children’s book.” I love you forever”  We had several activities including…

May 6, 2019

Staff Appreciation 2018-2019

teacher poses with boa

As part of the Week of the Young Child UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start celebrated its staff with Staff Appreciation Week.  Staff were given goodies everyday as a way to show them how important they are to the children and families and to the program as a whole.  Here’s what they got! Monday: Pineapples to…

April 25, 2019

Barnes & Noble Bookfair Fundraiser on April 27 to Benefit UAMS Head Start

April 23, 2019 | The Little Rock Barnes & Noble (11500 Financial Centre Parkway) will be holding a fundraiser from 9 a.m until 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, to benefit UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start. Para Español Barnes & Noble will donate a portion of all in-store and online sales to the UAMS Head…

April 4, 2019

Father/Daughter Event

Father Daughter Event

Thank you Fathers and Father Figures who came out to support their young child’s education.  48 Fathers and Father Figures attended this event with their daughters.  You are so important in children’s lives. All families received a copy of Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. We had several activities including: Book Signing & Reading Area,…

March 18, 2019

Spring Break Lunch Program

Locations for Students to Eat during Spring Break

Here is a list of places offering meals for students during Spring Break.    

December 21, 2018

Head Start Elves, Reindeer and Santa Carol at UAMS

UAMS chancellor talking with Head Start students

By Spencer Watson Dec. 14, 2018 | Though a dreary mist darkened the midmorning sky outside, it was all brightness and cheer in the offices of UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, as 19 preschool carolers from UAMS Head Start Sherwood came to spread the holiday spirit. The happy singers, led by teacher Tami Dickerson, came in elf attire,…

November 7, 2018

New Study Shows How Early Head Start Prevents Child Maltreatment

toddlers play at outdoor sand table

October 15, 2018

Returning Head Start Parent Gives Back

Parent volunteers to do lawncare at St. Augustine Head Start in North Little Rock

This is Charles Witcher Sr., a returning parent from Silver City Head Start. He and his wife were also our policy council representatives for the 2017-2018 school year. Mr. Witcher came by the office on the first week of school and asked if it will be okay if he does the maintenance on the playground….

August 14, 2018

Information from Parent Orientation

Click here for Information discussed at Parent Orientation about your child’s school.

June 19, 2018

Now Enrolling for Head Start and Early Head Start in Pulaski County / Ahora Inscribiéndose Para el Año Escolar 2018-2019

Smiling little boy with balloons

Now Enrolling for the 2018-2019 Program Year Early Head Start accepts applications for infants birth through 35 months, including children with special needs. Head Start enrolls children 3-4 years old, including children with special needs (Child’s birth date must be on or before August 1) FREE Services for those who qualify Transportation is not available….

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