Lowndes County BOE celebrates Head Start Awareness month

Published 11:46 pm Wednesday, October 20, 2010


The month of October is slated as “Head Start Awareness Month,” and the Lowndes County Board of Education Head Start has planned a calendar of events for the occasion.

The activities will include:

  • Head Start Spirit Day-Wear your Head Start t-shirt
    A Balloon Lunch
    Daddy’ s Day Out
    Parenting Day
    Proclamation Signed by the Mayors of Lowndes County
    Head Start Alumni and Retired Staff Week

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The Lowndes County Board of Education Head Start would like to invite all alumni and retired staff to go out to one of the schools (Central Head Start, Fort Deposit Head Start, or Jackson-Steele Head Start) to volunteer and fellowship.

On October 25, a special Pumpkin Patch Field Trip is scheduled for the Head Start children as part of the month’ s activities.

Elected Officials and Community Partners Adopt a Classroom Week will be held from October 26-29, 2010.

The Lowndes County Board of Education Head Start would like to invite all elected officials and community partners throughout the county to donate a little of their time to adopt a classroom and read to the students.

Judge Terri Bozeman and Judge John Hulett are two officials that have participated in the annual event.

For more information about volunteering for the Lowndes County BOE Head Start or to participate in this month’s events, contact Samita L. Jeter, Director at 334-548-2145.