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Blair County Head Start: A Tyrone partner for ‘Week of the Young Child’

(Editor’s note: In partnership with the Tyrone Area School District, articles on area preschools will be featured every day this week in celebration of “The Week of the Young Child”.)
Blair County Head Start provides a high quality preschool program for children ages three to five with the goal of preparing children for success in school and as future contributing citizens.
Support services are offered to families, and enrollment is based on income eligibility requirements. Head Start is located in 13 sites throughout Blair County and is actively recruiting for 2008 – 09.
The Head Start Center in Tyrone is located in the Industrial Park and provides a full day option. Additionally, Head Start is a partner in the Pre-K Counts grant with the Tyrone Area School District and has a 3-hour morning class and a 3-hour afternoon class in the Tyrone Elementary School.
Parents with questions about the program may call 946-5247 Ext. 225.
In celebration of “The Week of the Young Child”, children attending the Blair County Head Start program created special drawings for flyers to be distributed in shopping bags at local stores.