Posted 10/31/18 (Wed)
By Betsy Ryan
Farmer Staff Writer
Last week the Watford City Save the Children Head Start program opened up to full days with a class of 18 students. With a custom fit classroom in the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1’s district transportation building, the Head Start class is the answer for preschool-aged children in local low income or otherwise struggling families.
Conversation surrounding preschool options for all demographics of kids in the district has been going on for over a year as the school district has assessed the needs and resources available to them. As families have flocked to Watford City, school enrollment, specifically with elementary and preschool-aged students, has skyrocketed.
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