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State awards $1.4M grant to Bristol preschool

 

BRISTOL — The state has awarded a $1.4 million dollar grant to assist with the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center’s continued renovations and improvements at its new home in the old Jennings Elementary School on Burlington Avenue.

 

State Rep. Whit Betts, R-Bristol, and state Sen. Henri Martin, R-Bristol, applauded the decision to award the grant. The money will be used to finance the renovations and improvements to the facility’s first floor.

 

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School’s rebirth: Bristol Preschool Child Care Center opens at old elementary school

 

BRISTOL — The old Jennings Elementary School has come back to life with the opening of the new Bristol Preschool Child Care Center facility there.

Shirley Anderson, executive director, said the organization searched for more than 10 years for the right location to provide subsidized, affordable infant-toddler care for the community.

 

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Betts, Martin Praise State Aid for Bristol Preschool Child Care Center

 


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- State Representative Whit Betts (R-78) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) applauded the decision to award a $3,250,000 grant to assist with the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center‘s relocation to the former Jennings School.

 

The funds will be utilized to finance the relocation of the program, along with renovations and improvements to 17,000 square feet of space within the former school building and installation of a playground.  Work on the project will reportedly begin this fall.

 

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4 decades as ‘Bristol’s best kept secret’

Tucked behind Bristol’s downtown area is a facility where 150 3- to 4-year-olds spend the year learning, playing and preparing for the next steps of their education.

 

Bristol Preschool Child Care Center, Inc., located on West Street, has been in existence for 42 years, and its executive director, Shirley Anderson, said she hears time and time again that “it is Bristol’s best kept secret.”

 

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Letters to Parents

A Letter to Parents on Blocks

What We Do and Why


Blocks, the hard wood units that come in proportional sizes and shapes, are one of the most valuable learning materials in our classroom. When they build with blocks, children learn about sizes and shapes, spatial relationships, math concepts, and problem solving. When children lift, shove, stack, and move blocks, they learn about weight and size. Each time they use blocks, they are making decisions about how to build a structure or solve a construction problem.

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