|Dolly Parton's Imagination Library|
Dolly Parton Imagination Library was developed in 1995; by Dolly, so that every preschool child would have their own library books; and encourage a love of reading and learning. This program provides a new book each month from the day the child is born until his/her fourth birthday.
We are currently enrolling children! For more information click here.
Request for Proposals
The Montcalm Area Intermediate School is seeking proposals for Great Start Readiness Program Preschools.
The organization submitting a proposal may not outsource or contract instructional staff from or to another organization to provide GSRP preschool. Recipients of GSRP funds must employ staff (including lead teacher, associate teacher, aides, program director, etc.) directly.
All questions regarding this RFP can be directed to Cari O’Connor, Montcalm County Great Start Director at 616-808-6488.
Will your child be 5 years old before November 1, 2013? If so they may be ready for Kindergarten next year! Kindergarten Registration is begining in March so don't miss out! Click here for information specific to your district!
Will your child be eligible for preschool next year (2013-2014)? If so make sure to fill out the Montcalm County Preschool application! This application is used by the EightCAP Head Start, Early Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs (GSRP)! Most of these programs are no or low cost and are located in many cities in the county. Get the application here or contact: (616)754-9315 or 1-866-754-9315, ext. 3369 or Michigan Relay Center: 1-800-649-3777 (Voice & TDD).
Summer Meal Programs in Montcalm County
Montcalm Intermediate School District - The Ionia County and Montcalm Area ISDs announce the sponsorship of a Summer Food Service Program for Children. Meals will be available on the dates listed in the attached announcement. They will be served at the H.O. Steele building in Fenwick. Click HERE for the announcement.
Carson City-Crystal Area Schools is a proud participant in the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Nutritious meals will be available FREE OF CHARGE this summer to anyone 18 years of age or younger at the locations and times listed HERE . (All meals must be eaten on site in the cafeteria or other designated areas).
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