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    Is your child entering kindergarten in the fall? Do you want them to get a “jump start” on their education?  Apply TODAY for the Kindergarten Jump Start Program!

    What is the Jump Start Program?
    The Kindergarten Jump Start Program is a partnership between Papillion La Vista Community Schools and the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties.  The purpose of the program is to offer students a “jump start” into the school year by providing them with reading, writing and social opportunities prior to the start of kindergarten.

    When is the Jump Start Program?
    The Kindergarten Jump Start Program will run from the end of July into August from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. 

    Who Can Attend?
    Students who will be entering kindergarten at Carriage Hill Elementary, G. Stanley Hall Elementary, Golden Hills Elementary, La Vista West Elementary, or Parkview Heights Elementary may be eligible to participate.  Entrance into the program will be based on a screening process. 

    What Will it Cost?
    Jump Start Program:  FREE
    Transportation (if needed):  FREE
    Breakfast/Lunch:  FREE
    Kids Club (if needed):  FREE
    Health/Vision Screenings:  FREE
    Immunizations:  FREE

    Kids Club- Child Care (optional)
    Kids Club is a child care program, provided by the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation, that is available from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Children, who participate in the Kindergarten Jump Start Program, may be able to attend Kids Club before and after care for FREE while enrolled in the Kindergarten Jump Start Program.

    How do I apply?
    If you are interested in having your child considered for the Kindergarten Jump Start Program, please contact the school your child will be enrolling in.

    Jump Start Locations
    Carriage Hill Elementary

    G. Stanley Hall Elementary

    Golden Hills Elementary

    La Vista West Elementary

    Parkview Heights Elementary

    For more information, please contact Kaylee Ayala or Patti Drewes-Hynek by calling 402-537-6284 or email Kaylee Ayala or Patti Drewes-Hynek