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School District 5
School District 5 acknowledges we are on the homelands of the Ktunaxa
Southeast Kootenay
StrongStart Centres

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčEarly Learning.JPG‚ÄčStrongStart Centres provide parents and caregivers an opportunity to share in their child's early learning experiences and learn and grow together through PLAY. 

The Centre's facilitators are qualified Early Childhood Educators.  They will provide carefully selected materials and activities that promote the development of social, emotional, physical, cognitive and early literacy skills necessary for lifelong learning.

School District No. 5 operates four StrongStart Centres. Centres are FREE and run on a pre-registration basis for all families with children not yet in kindergarten.  Programs run as per the current school calendar and are open on those days when school is in session.

Registration - Please contact your local StrongStart Centre for details on registration.


Please note:  in addition to completing a registration form, you must also provide proof of age documentation.  Acceptable proof of age:  Birth Certificate, Passport or Visa, Permanent Resident Card, or other documentation issued by Immigration Canada.  BC Health Care Cards are NOT accepted as proof of age.‚Äč 

AMY WOODLAND ELEMEN‚Äč‚ÄčTARY SCHOOL (Cranbrook) - 911 6th Street S. 


‚ÄčFacilitator:
‚ÄčLisa Lancaster 
‚Äčlisa.lancaster@sd5.bc.ca‚Äč
Assistant Facilitator:
Nicole Green
‚Äč
‚ÄčPrincipal:
‚ÄčScott Holt
Hours:
‚ÄčMondays & Tuesdays from 1:15pm - 3:15pm 

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 8:45am - 11:45am

Facebook page "Cranbrook StrongStart'

Click here to register for Amy Woodland StrongStart


‚ÄčSTEEPLES ELEMENTA‚Äč‚ÄčRY SCHOOL (Cranbrook) - 700 24th Avenue N. 


‚ÄčFacilitator:
‚ÄčLisa Lancaster 
‚Äčlisa.lancaster@sd5.bc.ca‚Äč
Assista‚Äčnt Facili‚Äčtator:
Nicole Green
‚Äč
‚ÄčPrincipal:
Chris Catherall 
‚ÄčHours:
‚ÄčMondays & Tuesdays from 8:45am - 11:45am 

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 1:15pm - 3:15pm

Facebook page "Cranbrook StrongStart'

Click here to register for Steeples StrongStart


ISABELLA DICKEN ‚Äč‚ÄčELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Fernie) - 1601 2nd Ave. (Beside Bright Beginnings)


‚ÄčFacilitator:‚Äč
‚ÄčJodie Parker
‚Äč jodie.parker@sd5.bc.ca
‚ÄčPrincipal:
Laura-Lee Phillips
‚ÄčHours:

Outdoor StrongStart 

*New location - 1601 2nd Ave (beside Bright Beginnings

Email jodie.parker@sd5.bc.ca‚Äč to register.

Monday to Thursday from 9:30am - 11:00am‚Äč

‚ÄčFacebook page "Fernie StrongStart"

 

FRANK J. MITCHELL ELEM‚Äč‚ÄčENTARY SCHOOL (Sparwood) - 101 Blue Spruce


‚ÄčFacilitator:
‚ÄčChristine Watson
‚Äč christine.watson@sd5.bc.ca
‚ÄčPrincipal:
Jaslene Atwal
Hours:

Monday through Thursday from 9:30am - 11:30am

Register weekly through Facebook.

Facebook page "Sparwood Strong Start"