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Roxbury High Schoolers Get a Chance to Work With Toddlers

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ROXBURY, NJ - Since 1973, Roxbury High School has offered “Education for Parenthood,” a program in which students have the opportunity to work with the community’s 3- and 4-year-old children in a preschool setting. This year is no different; Enrollments for the 2017/2018 school year are now being accepted.

Roxbury High School students are able to work one-on-one with the preschoolers to give them a unique preschool experience. The children enjoy learning, experiencing school, making friends and having fun.

Enrolled preschoolers attend classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the high school from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. for $75 per month. Parents and guardians drop off their kids while helping high school students learn techniques for working with children, skills that will help them in the class and with possible future careers.

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Those interested in the program for 3-year-olds should contact Kathleen DiGerolamo at kdigerolamo@roxbury.org. For the 4-year-old program, please contact Pam Mandracchia at pmandracchia@roxbury.org.

For more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/a/roxbury.org/roxbury-high-school-preschool-program/home.

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For more information, contact: Roxbury Community Relations coordinator Ann Rhodes at arhodes@roxbury.org or 973-584-7699.

ABOUT ROXBURY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Roxbury Public Schools is a K-12 school district preparing the children of today for tomorrow. As a dynamic and thriving district, in partnership with a supportive and collaborative community, Roxbury Public Schools inspires and empowers all learners to flourish as ethical and global citizens in the 21st century. The district serves students throughout Roxbury Township, New Jersey, including the areas of Landing, Kenvil, Succasunna, Ledgewood, Mount Arlington, Port Morris, Flanders, and Wharton. Connect with us online at www.roxbury.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RoxburyPublicSchools.

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