Head Start Program
Last Christmas, Sandy McCaffree and her band of volunteers tied together 147 stuffed animals, pillows and fleece blankets with a ribbon and delivered the bundles to children who needed them.
Billings Head Start students receive knitted mittens and hats thanks to the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Head Start directors in Wyoming say they are scrambling to reduce expenses while trying to spare the essential parts of their services to more than 2,000 preschool children from low-income families.
In the summer of 2011, members of Congress and President Barack Obama agreed to a deal was supposed to force compromises on federal spending and revenue policy to avoid across-the-board budget cuts. Republicans and Democrats failed to compromise, so Americans now are seeing cuts even in prog…
In the end, the federal budget cuts known as sequestration carved $161,000 out of the Billings Head Start program.
Billings firefighters teamed up with Operation Warm to provide coats to children at the Head Start program in Billings.
Head Start student Kaysn Ferguson picks out a coat during a coat giveaway put on by the Billings Fire Department Local 521. The coats were provided in partnership with Operation Warm, a national nonprofit that provides new winter coats to children living in need.
Billings firefighter Ryan Zimmerman writes Head Start student Parker Segmiller's name in a coat. The coats were provided by firefighters and Operation Warm, a national nonprofit that provides new winter coats to children living in need.
Students at Lockwood Head Start received a visit from Santa, played by Roger Bernhardt, on Tuesday. The children received a gift bag after their visit. Bernhardt has been to the North Park Head Start for the past several years, but this was his first visit to the Lockwood location.
The 10,000 Yellowstone County residents who won’t be old enough to vote for more than a decade deserve attention now.
Colorful artwork created by the hands of Head Start students painted the walls at Yellowstone Art Museum on Thursday evening.
Yellowstone County’s chief law enforcement officials gathered Tuesday morning and called on U.S. Sen. Max Baucus and other members of the congressional budget supercommittee to preserve funding for the federal Head Start program.
The 2011 Masquerade Ball is set for Sept. 10 at the Crowne Plaza, with the Shrine Band and Billings Community Orchestra set to play. The event, which also includes dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions, benefits the Head Start, a nonprofit agency that provides 361 children in low inc…
Montana families are in for a potential “double whammy” of state and federal cuts. The Montana legislative majority has proposed painful reductions to the programs and to education that supports families and communities with almost $150 million cut from health and human services alone. In D.…
Born to illegal immigrants, Inez Ontiveroz went on to work the Wyoming beet fields, raise seven children, and win recognition as Wyoming’s Teacher of the Year in 1991 for her efforts in the Head Start program.
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