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Toddler and Infant Field Trip

October 29th, 2013 by twilliams

Children learn best in an environment which allows them to explore and discover their world through play. For this reason, WAPECEP  infant and toddlers participated in a field trip to Jumping Jack Mississippi, located in the Metro Center Mall. WE love the idea that our children can learn so much doing what they love best-playing! 

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WAPECEP families visit the Farmer’s Market (Video)

September 4th, 2013 by twilliams

To view the video, click the link below:

http://youtu.be/omjGsORB1ag

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WAPECEP families participated in Cruising the Community. Participating children rode 1.2miles on their scooters, skateboards, and bikes. Gordon from Sesame Street was a special guest. WAPECEP families really enjoyed the event!!

Ready, Set, GO!!

Ready, Set, GO!!

   

Children also participated in free health screenings.

Children also participated in free health screenings.

 

We love Seame Street!! Ed Gordon(Grover) and WAPECEP Family

We love Sesame Street!! Gordon and WAPECEP Family

 

 

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WAPECEP 2013 Young Scientist Summer Camp

July 18th, 2013 by twilliams

WAPECEP young scientist camp offered creative and enriching activities, which incorporated: science, arts, and physical learning activites. All activities were geared towards the newly adopted- Common Core Standards.

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2013 Raising Readers Book Club

July 17th, 2013 by twilliams

The Washington Addition Prenatal and Early Childhood Education Project secured funds through Target’s Early Childhood Literacy Grant.This grant supported WAPECEP as it relates to developing lifelong readers. 

Community Volunteers  read stories to the children geared towards: fairness, honor, courage, kindness, resilience, and perseverance. Each participating child recieved books, to begin building their own personal library.

Raising Readaders

Ms.Jacqueline Carter,MPH
Community Reader

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Parents and Children made a committment to become life long readers by releasing their balloons into the air!

 

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WAPECEP  parents assisting children with the releasing of their balloon.

 

 

 

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Saturday, June 1 from 9:00 a.m. to noon WAPECEP families participated in Healthy Food Selection, Cooking Demonstration, and Physical Activity with the Mississippi Road Map to Healthy Equity.

 

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3rd Annual Summer Safety Training

May 15th, 2013 by twilliams

The Washington Addition Prenatal and Early Childhood Project hosted their annual summer safety training, May 4, 2013 at the Margaret Walker Alexander Library, for the families in the Washington Addition Community; with the assistance of the Jackson Fire Department and Mississippi State Extension Services.  Both presenters engaged children and parents in conversation centered on summer precautions. A few highlights from the training were proper hand washing techniques and bicycle safety.

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Movie Day for WAPECEP Families (March 2,2013)

February 26th, 2013 by twilliams

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Tax Preparation for WAPECEP Families (February 2013)

February 26th, 2013 by twilliams

WAPECEP tax service flyer

 

Washington Addition Families had the opportunity to participate with a free tax preparation. 

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Money in the Bank – June 30, 2012

June 1st, 2012 by admin

The Human Capital Development Division will host a series of money management events to show families practical ways to save money.  Our aim is to help families with children up to age five and expectant mothers residing in the Washington Addition Neighborhood and surrounding areas of Jackson State University

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