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UNION — A free program to be held at Monarch Elementary and Lockhart School will help prepare preschool-aged children for school.


The Preschool Early Learning Program will offer children ages 1-4 — and parents — an opportunity to hone basic learning skills and become comfortable in a school setting. An adult must stay with each child throughout the program.


At Monarch Elementary School, the program will be held each Tuesday and Thursday, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 10, inside a mobile in back of the school. The program for ages 1 and 2 will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and the program for ages 3 and 4 will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon.


At Lockhart School, the program will be held from 10-11 a.m. each Wednesday, beginning Sept. 11.


“Our Parent Coordinator provides readiness skills to the children and also models for parents or grandparents the skills that they should work with their children,” said Monarch Elementary School Principal Anita Maness.


Lockhart School Principal Betsy Trakas said the program has been good for the community.


“The parents have enjoyed the time they can spend not only with the children, but also with other parents, in a school setting,” Trakas said.


For more information about the program, call (864) 429-1733.

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