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Parent Information

At Millcreek Children’s Center, we welcome parent involvement. We have numerous options for parents to engage in activities and programs in our facility. Ask your child’s teacher for more information!

Parent Information

At Millcreek Children’s Center, we welcome parent involvement. We have numerous options for parents to engage in activities and programs in our facility. Ask your child’s teacher for more information!

Show Your Support

We recognize that some parents and family members want to support our school, but can’t volunteer their time. Please refer to the information and websites below to donate.

To donate by mail, send checks to:
Millcreek Children’s Center
44 Essex St
Youngstown, OH 44502

Please watch the calendar for our fundraisers!

FAQ

Question: What time should my child arrive at Millcreek Children’s Center?

Answer: Children may arrive at any time between 7:30 and 8:30 AM. Children should be at the Center by 8:30 AM. Educational activities begin immediately following breakfast.

Q: What time should children be picked up?

A: The school day ends at 3:30; Children must be picked up before 4:00.

Q: Do the children at Millcreek Children’s Center wear uniforms?

A: Yes.

Q: What kind of shoes should the preschoolers wear?

A: The best shoes for an active child are shoes that close with Velcro, tie, or buckle. Tennis shoes are fine. Sandals are not permitted at any time.

Q: Should parents purchase any pencils, paper, or classroom materials?

A: No, all materials necessary for classroom work are provided by the center.

Q: Do the children bring a lunch?

A: No, balanced nutritious lunches are provided. You will receive a monthly lunch calendar. If there is a health or religious reason your child cannot eat something listed on the menu, you may complete paperwork supplied by our registrar, and bring in substitute food.

Q: When can parents talk to the teacher about their child’s progress?

A: Parents are asked not to engage the teacher in a lengthy discussion at arrival or departure time. The teacher must concentrate on the supervision of the children in the classroom. A parent can schedule a conference with the teacher by contacting the Education Specialist who will arrange for a private conversation with the teacher at a scheduled time. Parent conferences are regularly scheduled in November, February, and May.

Q: Can parents supply treats for a child’s birthday?

A: No, the center will provide a special birthday bag for the birthday child to take home. The class will celebrate each child’s birthday with song and ceremony.

Q: May parents distribute invitations to a birthday gathering for their child?

A: Yes, but invitations will need to be given to all of the child’s classmates.

Q: Do children need to bring anything on the first day of school?

A: Yes, a change of clothing (play clothes only) is required for meal-time or toileting accidents.

More questions? Call 330-746-7111 for answers!

Millcreek Children’s Center

44 Essex St
Youngstown, OH 44502

Contact Us

Phone: 330-746-7111
Fax: 330-746-7144
mjgingher@millcreekchildrenscenter.org

Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed