Worth Township is holding its annual Apple Tree Program to collect school supplies for student whose families are experiencing financial difficulties.
The program is open to families who live in Worth Township. While the Apple Tree is active all year, the greatest need for children is the beginning of each school year. Visit worthtownship.com and click on Youth Commission and Apple Tree Program to find a list of the supplies needed. Donations can be dropped off at the Township offices, 11601 S. Pulaski Road in Alsip (south entrance). For more information call the Worth Township Youth Commission at 371-2900, Ext. 45.
Worth Township has announced a change to the Pixie School Program beginning with the fall 2013 session on Sept. 3. The program has been expanded to five days a week. Children 4 and 5 years old will attend Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9 am and 11:30 a.m.; 3-year-olds will attend during the same hours Tuesday and Thursday.
Enrollment is open to children who reside in Worth Township. Children outside the Township boundaries may enroll at a slightly higher cost. The fee can be paid in full or divided into two payments.
Parents and children are encouraged to visit the Township during the Youth Commission’s open house on Thursday, Aug. 29 between 10 am and noon.
Children who participate in Pixie School must be toilet trained before the start of classes. For more information visit worthtownship.com and click on Youth Commission or call 371-2900, Ext. 45.