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ClackCoKids Goes to the Pumpkin Patch!

November 4, 2022

By Courtney Duvall, Head Start Teacher | A big thank you to Fir Point Farms for hosting our staff, children, and families for a Pumpkin Patch event last week! One…

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PUBLICACIÓN INVITADA: Elevando la Cultura Latinx en la Comunidad de Canby

September 23, 2022

Por Puentes Entre Culturas (Bridging Cultures) | Click here to read this post in English En celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, ClackCoKids quisiera destacar una organización especial que…

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GUEST POST: 988: A New Three-Digit Lifeline

September 7, 2022

By Bart Brewer & Gary Marschke; NAMI Clackamas | Congress passed legislation in Fall 2020 designating 988 as the three-digit number to connect people to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.…

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GUEST POST: Happy World Breastfeeding Week from Clackamas County WIC!

August 1, 2022

By Aria Baker, MS, IBCLC; Clackamas County WIC Program Lactation Consultant | August 1st through 7th each year is World Breastfeeding Week and many families are interested in learning more…

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COVID-19 Policy Update

July 1, 2022

By Georgia Ullmann; ClackCoKids Health Services Specialist | Since the beginning of the pandemic we have all had to deal with a lot of change. Now that some time has…

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ClackCoKids Passes Federal Review!

June 4, 2022

By Darcee Kilsdonk; ClackCoKids Executive Director | During the week of April 18th, ClackCoKids participated in a federal review for our Head Start and Early Head Start programs. As part…

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Laura Linda’s Head Start Story

June 3, 2022

In celebration of Head Start’s 57th birthday, ClackCoKids Education Coach Laura Linda Negri-Pool shared a personal story with our Executive Director, Darcee Kilsdonk, about her professional journey with Head Start.…

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ClackCoKids Goes to Baltimore!

May 25, 2022

By Raylene Donaldson; ClackCoKids Education Manager | Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Baltimore with a group of ClackCoKids staff and parents for the National Head Start…

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What’s Cooking at ClackCoKids?

May 23, 2022

By Natalie Hornstein; ClackCoKids Community Connections Specialist | Long time Estacada community member Sandy Walker has joined the ClackCoKids team as a cook in our Estacada Center! Sandy was an…

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ClackCoKids Offers More Cooking Matters Classes!

April 26, 2022

By Luna Bruno; Nutrition and Sustainability Specialist | Thanks to generous funding from our partners at PNC Bank, ClackCoKids has been able to continue to offer Cooking Matters classes to…

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