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                                 Welcome Baby Package
Derry Area announces a Welcome Baby Package as a part of its continuing Early Childhood Literacy Program.  The Welcome Baby Package is for families of newborns who reside in the Derry Area School District.  Families complete a postcard from a display found at the local pediatrician’s office and return it to the district.  Upon receiving the postcard, the district sends a free Welcome Baby Package to the family.  The package contains information about the DASD, highlighting the Early Childhood and Kindergarten Readiness tabs on the DASD website ( and includes the Building Blocks for Babies resource for parents of children ages birth to age three, as well as a soft baby book and an adorable Tiny Trojan bib.  Pictured is a family enrolled in the program – Frank, Primrose and Skye Denara (front) and (back) Barbie Jones (DASD Early Childhood Literacy Liaison) and Cheryl Walters (DASD Superintendent
                        For additional information about the "Welcome Baby Package"
                                             Contact: Barbie Jones 
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