December Wellness Day!

On Friday, December 17, our staff got together for a luncheon at the Eagles Club catered by The Porch. Following the delicious meal, we participated in a variety of wellness activities planned by our EES Wellness Committee. Some of us chose to learn and practice holiday cookie decorating techniques with a professional over Zoom, others headed […]

Babes in the Woods!

On Saturday, June 26th, families were invited to bring their kiddos out to spend some quality time outdoors on Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center’s beautiful forest trails! BEEC was the host for our free event, “Babes in the Woods,” an educational morning hike for littles and their caregivers to experience and learn about the wonders of […]

EES Staff Wellness Day!

On Friday, March 26th, EES had a “Staff Wellness Day” in which several fun workshops were provided. The day offered an opportunity for staff to take a brief break from the hard work that they do every day and refocus some attention on their own well-being.Some found their escape in practicing yoga with instructor Marybeth […]

EES Mystery Solvers!

Staff and families who signed into Zoom for our “Solving a Murder Mystery!” event back in November were drawn into a game of intrigue and deception that put their sleuthing skills to the test! Detectives mingled with movie stars, crazy cat people, mobsters and more in order to determine who was behind the dastardly plot […]

EES Opens Essential Classroom!

EES has opened up an “Essential Classroom” to support families who are not able to work from home during the shutdown. Here are some photos from the class!

Firefighter Visit!

This month, we welcomed local firefighters as they came on their annual visit to our Westminster and Canal Street sites to visit the children! The children got the opportunity to see real firefighting equipment up close and even try some on! They were able to witness firefighters putting on their outfits and equipment and learned […]

EES at the Kid’s Fair!

EES was at the River Valley Credit Union Kid’s Fair last Saturday, and it was nice to see so many of you there as well! Thank you for stopping by our table and chatting with us, we hope you enjoyed the beautiful day as much as we did!  

Canal’s New Garden!

Our Canal Street site now has a beautiful new garden space! Our facilities staff came over and built us a wonderful fence, and the teachers took it from there. We have a few green beans and some very tiny cucumbers so far, as well as a nice spot for drawing. Be sure to check it […]

Head Start Heroes!

On Saturday, June 8th, EES returned to march in the Strolling of the Heifers parade for the second year in a row. This year’s parade theme was “Farmers are our Heroes,” and so we were invited to appear dressed in farmer or superhero attire. Chelsey Johns, the Lead Teacher in the Canal Street Hedgehogs classroom, […]

The Art of Head Start!

On the last day of April, the children of Westminster Head Start and Early Head Start put on their annual art exhibition! Children returned to the centers after school with parents in tow to show them several creations they have been working on in class while enjoying refreshments.  There was a wide selection of the […]