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Craven Smart Start

Kindergarten: Ready, Set, Go Information Sessions to Be Held

New Bern, NC – Parents who have a child entering public school kindergarten in Craven County are invited to attend Kindergarten: Ready, Set, Go, a free information session to help parents prepare for their child’s transition to kindergarten. Children must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2020, to be …

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Craven Smart Start

Craven Early Learning Network Meeting to Focus on Child Care

Craven Smart Start will host a Craven Early Learning Network meeting on Tuesday February 27th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the University of Mount Olive, located at 2912 Trent Road in New Bern. The meeting will focus on the Subsidized Child Care Program which helps eligible families pay for high quality …

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Outdoor Classroom

J.T. Barber Elementary Awarded Grant for Outdoor Classroom

J.T. Barber Elementary School is a Title I school serving a diverse community of learners. The staff actively seeks grants and enlists the help of spouses, relatives, and community members to meet the special needs of the school and its staff. J.T. Barber Elementary has been fortunate enough to partner with Troop 13 …

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New Bern Parks and Recreation

B.E.A.R. Afterschool Program

The B.E.A.R. Afterschool Program which begins Monday, August 28, 2017.The program transports participants from the New Bern area elementary and middle schools and operates Monday – Friday 3:00pm – 6:00pm. A onetime registration fee for participants follows the same scale as weekly fees. You will receive a B.E.A.R. Afterschool handbook once your child …

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Community Connections 2017

U.S. Cellular Provides New Bern Cooperative Preschool with $849 Sponsorship

New Bern Cooperative Preschool has received more than $849 for the school’s scholarship program through U.S. Cellular’s “Community Connections” program.  New Bern Cooperative Preschool signed up to participate in this program and become eligible to receive sponsorship dollars from U.S. Cellular at pearup.com/uscellular and then rallied their neighbors, friends and family to earn …

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Craven Smart Start

Craven Smart Start to Hold Week of the Young Child Be Active Kids Event

The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to promote the needs of young children, their families and the early childhood programs that serve them.  NAEYC has designated the week of April 24th to April 28th as the Week …

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