Helping The Youngest Among Us - The Oxford Eagle
BY ALYSSA SCHNUGG
Now that Oxford is a certified child-friendly community with a focus on pre-schoolers, the LOU Excel by 5 Coalition is looking at how to keep the momentum going and providing as many services and resources to children 0 to 5 years old to retain the certification.
Corinth/Alcorn County Excel By 5 One Year Anniversary- The Daily Corinthian
By Joseph Miller
Corinth and Alcorn County’s Excel By 5 coalition recently celebrated their
first anniversary at Waukomis that was hosted by Refreshments, Inc. and
Coca-Cola of Corinth.
Preparing for Success: Lee County’s Excel by 5 Program - Parents-kids.com
By: Carrie Partridge Published on 30 April 2013
The first five years of a child’s life establish the groundwork for her emotional, social, and academic future. Although this may sound like a lot of pressure on a preschooler and most certainly for a toddler or infant, Mississippi parents in 27 communities, now including Lee County, have a valuable partner to help them navigate these formative years.
Excel By 5 Community Celebration Set for Saturday- Oxford Eagle
BY MELANIE ADDINGTON
The EXCELebration to honor the community’s recently earned Excel by 5 certification will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. In collaboration with United Way of Oxford, the party will be free and open to the public but targeted toward families with children age 5 or younger. Events include arts and crafts, songs and story time, and games.
Saturday Excel By 5 Event Focused on Pre-Kindergartners- DJournal.com
By Chris Kieffer
TUPELO – A new Lee County organization will host a weekend event designed to help young children get ready for kindergarten.