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August Principal's Letter

August 10, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Welcome to the preschool programs offered by the School District of DeSoto County and thank you for choosing to send your child to DeSoto Early Childhood Center/New Horizons Voluntary Prekindergarten. This is a very important time for both you and your child. We are excited about sharing your child’s first experience at school.

Research has proven that a high quality pre-school learning environment has a significant impact on children’s school readiness. The core of our curriculum includes four key areas that help children develop social-emotional, emergent literacy, oral language, and early math skills. Our teachers and staff look forward to working in partnership with you to ensure that your child achieves to his/her highest potential.

Communication between the home and school is an essential part of our program. Newsletters/calendars are given to the students to take home on a regular basis to provide timely information about the school program. Please take some time to read them for important information regarding workshops, events, and classroom activities.

Please consider joining our Boosters Committee. Your involvement and contributions are beneficial to our school. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm.

We look forward to working with you and your child. Welcome to our Early Childhood Programs!


Mrs. Phyllis Clemons, Principal