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Child Care Career and Technical Education Program at Octorara

EducationBThe Octorara Area Sr. High School is running a Child Care Career and Technical Education Program. The child care program is for three to five-year-old children on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:15-11:45 AM and they are looking for more children to register for the program this Fall.

What is Room-2-Bloom Early Learning?
The Octorara Area Sr. High School will be offering the Room-2-Bloom Early Learning experience for children ages 3-5 years old.

The curriculum is aligned with the Octorara Primary Learning Center’s Kindergarten curriculum by providing active, hands-on activities in the areas of literacy, language, art, science, dramatic play, music, movement, and mathematics.

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Pennsylvania Dental Association Announces Winners of Annual Statewide Third-Grade Student Poster Contest

PDA-logoHARRISBURG, PA — Third-grader Hannah Hulton of Octorara Elementary in Chester County will be presented a $500 prize for winning first place in the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s (PDA) 2014 National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) statewide poster contest.

Hannah’s colorful poster shared a slogan that simply encourages taking control of your oral health: “Be the Boss, Brush and Floss.” Below the message was a happy tooth being hugged by a string of floss administered by a human-like floss dispenser and a toothbrush with toothbrush arms and legs. Hannah will be presented with her framed winning poster and $500 prize by a PDA member dentist at an upcoming school awards assembly.  Octorara Elementary and Hannah’s teacher, Miss Jenny Lasak, also will receive $250 each for participating in PDA’s contest.

Christine Robinson has been the certified school dental hygienist at Octorara Area School District for over 20 years and has presented and participated in the NCDHM program since its inception. She has enjoyed this contest because of the creativity and learning experience that it provides for the students

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