Winterset Universal Preschools: Little Huskies and Wee Learners

  • Registration for the 19-20 school year will open on  July 15, 2019. 

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    According to research accumulated by Attendance Works and the Child & Family Policy Center, regular attendance in preschool impacts kindergarten readiness, literacy skills, and future attendance patterns.

    A four-year-old child enrolled in the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SWVPP) is of compulsory attendance age unless the child’s parent submits written notice to the district of the intent to remove the child from the program (Iowa Code 299.1A). This allows districts to remove children not regularly attending from the program’s enrollment roster. It is also intended to offer districts language to promote and communicate an expectation of consistent attendance in the preschool program.

    Districts are encouraged to clearly communicate the SWVPP program schedule and expectations for attendance at the time of registration and enrollment. Inform families of local attendance policies, including potential consequences for unexcused absences. Record attendance and include this information in the district's state reporting.

    For information about the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program for Four-Year-Old Children, contact Jennifer Adkins at (515) 954-5652 or jennifer.adkins@iowa.gov, or Mary Breyfogle at (515) 326-1030 or mary.breyfogle@iowa.gov.

Contact Information

  • Winterset Universal Preschools
    Gina Robinson
    Preschool Director
    grobinson@winterset.k12.ia.us
    515-462-2718
     
    Little Huskies Preschool
    Erin Brotherson, Michelle Crouse & Danette Maynes-Teachers
    404 S. 2nd Ave
    ebrotherson@winterset.k12.ia.us
    mcrouse@winterset.k12.ia.us
    dmaynes@winterset.k12.ia.us
    515-462-1551
     
    Wee Learners
    Barb LaGrange-Teacher
    210 W. Green Street
    Barb@lagrange.ws
    515-473-5284
     
    Head Start/Little Huskies North
    1726 North 1st Street
    alarson@maturaia.org
    641-782-6201 or 515-462-1208

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19/20 PreK Registration Information

  • To enroll your child for 19/20 (Registration WILL open on July 15, 2019):

    The following requirements must be completed and turned into the Winterset Administration Office before your child can be assigned to a preschool program. Once that placement has been decided, you will receive a letter notifying you of that placement.

    Students who are out of district will be placed after August 9, unless they already have an older sibling who is open enrolled and accepted with the district.

    Items 2-4 can be turned into the Elementary Office.

    1. Winterset Preschool Application- New students/families to the district will register here.  (Will open on July 15, 2019)

      Returning students/families will register through your parent portal. Registration will be open July 15th - July 26th.

    2. Proof of student's date of birth. The district prefers a copy of a birth certificate, however reasonable alternatives include: adoption record, certified statement of a physician, or anything reasonably reliable. 
    3. Current physical
    4. Current immunization

    The first day of Preschool is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.