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  • 2020-21 Westonka Community Preschool 

    Attached is all the information you will need to know in order to register for preschool at Westonka.

    Here are Important Dates to Keep in Mind:

    • December 16-February 5 - Turn in your paperwork to either the Early Learning Center or the Shirley Hills Early Learning site. The following forms need to be completed and submitted prior to approval of your child's preschool contract.
    • January 15 - Parent Information Night at 6:15pm in the Hilltop Media Center.  Please enter through the Early Learning Center doors.
    • January 22 - Online Registration opens at 8am.
    • January 29 - Preschool contracts for current preschool families, ECFE weekly class families and district staff begin to be approved in the order in which they were submitted if all forms are completed and turned in.
    • February 5 - Preschool contracts begin to be approved in the order in which they were submitted if all the forms are completed and turned in.

    If you have questions regarding preschool, you may contact Sarah Grimm, the Early Childhood Coordinator at 952-491-8580 or grimms@westonka.k12.mn.us.

    To obtain the forms, please call:

    Tammy Miller, Shirley Hills Early Learning site

    952-491-8480 ormillert@westonka.k12.mn.us

    Lisa Morast, Early Learning Center site

    952-491-8576 or morastl@westonka.k12.mn.us

     

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  • Want to know more about Early Childhood Screening?  

    Click here -- to take you to more information.

    Follow these directions to sign up online:

    1. Type "Screening" in the browser bar of the web page.
    2. Select the date you'd like to sign up for.
    3. Choose the time that you'd like to sign up for.

    Click here to take navigate you to the Online Registration System or click the above tab that says "Register Online".

    SCREENING DATES:

    September 14 & 28 

     

     


     

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  • DECA Hosts Trick-or-Trot 5K for WeCAN

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  • Update Your Family's Contact Information to Receive School Alerts

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