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  • We are looking forward to seeing you all again! StrongStart programs will resume on September 28, 2020.

    Starting Thursday, September 17, families will be able to sign-up for a 6-week session, one day per week. There will be a limit of 4 families per group as this will allow StrongStart to resume with learning groups and the ability to serve more families during COVID-19.

    We are asking families to only sign up for one StrongStart program to ensure as many families as possible will be able to participate.

    Please use this link to sign-up for your spot: StrongStart Sign-Up Form

    PLEASE BE ADVISED: Full StrongStart Registration will also need to be completed if you have not already done so. Here is the link to the registration form: MPSD StrongStart Registration Form FILLABLE.pdf

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Strong Start Centre

The parent is the first and most important teacher in a child’s life. Increased involvement in their education contributes to success. Parents and Caregivers with children ages birth to five can attend this program at no cost. The program goals are to offer you a place to play with your child in a warm and supportive environment and to get ready for Kindergarten. The program begins September 8th . Here are the new hours for West Heights: Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 12-2:15pm and Tuesday, Thursday - 8:30-11:30. The StrongStart Centre is open every day that school is in session at West Heights. We welcome your participation.

Strong Start Is:

  • A place where families are valued and recognized as their child’s very first and most important teacher.
  • A place that models and supports family literacy
  • A place to meet other children and their families
  • A place which reflects the language and cultures of the communities
  • A place where information on parenting concerns, child development, school facilities, and local community resources are readily available
  • A place where learning is fun. Parents and caregivers play alongside their child, therefore encouraging early learning.
  • A place where children can develop emotionally, socially, physically, cognitively.
  • Who attends

Strong Start is designed for preschool aged children and their parent/caregiver; however children from birth to six years of age are very welcome. We encourage the whole family to join us.