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July 8, 2019

Free READY! for Kindergarten Classes Scheduled

Want to make sure your child is prepared for kindergarten? We have a program to help.

It's called READY! for Kindergarten, and it's put on in partnership with The Children’s Reading Foundation of the Mid-Columbia. Fall classes start Oct. 5.

Through the program, parents attend three 90-minute sessions throughout the year – in the fall, winter and spring. They're FREE to Kennewick School District residents (cost for non-residents is $102 for the first session and $74 for each after that) and include materials and childcare.

They're open to parents of children from birth to 5 years old (preschool).

What to Expect

  • Learn simple activities that make learning at home fun and easy.
  • FREE kits to families within the Kennewick School District.
  • FREE licensed child care while you attend workshops.
  • All parents of children BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS OLD are welcome.
  • Receive FREE toys and books to share with your child.

Upcoming Fall Workshops

Saturday, Oct. 5, Westgate Elementary, 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 8, Southgate Elementary, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 10, Amon Creek Elementary, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12, Ridge View Elementary, 10 a.m. (Developmental Delays/Autism)
Tuesday, Oct. 15, Westgate Elementary, 6:30 p.m. (Arabic)
Thursday, Oct. 17, Eastgate Elementary, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19, Amistad Elementary, 10 a.m. (Spanish and Arabic)
Tuesday, Oct. 22, Amistad Elementary, 6:30 p.m. (Spanish)

*First time attendees: Plan on arriving 30 minutes early for orientation.


Call (509) 222-5035

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