The Bristol Public Schools is accepting applications for our Early Childhood Programs for the 2016-2017 school years. The first set of screenings will be in January 2016 and then again in June and August. Interested parents/guardians may submit an application in order to be invited to a screening. School staff will determine placement either in the Community Peers Program or the Early Childhood Preschool, after screenings. All programs are free, half day sessions held five days a week. Slots are limited and based on student need and program requirements. Families must be residents of Bristol to attend. Deadline for January screenings is December 18, 2015 Reminder: Children eligible to attend kindergarten (born in 2010) will not be accepted into Bristol Preschool Programs. Parents/Guardians may obtain an application at their neighborhood school, community library or online at www.bristol.k12.ct.us on the preschool web page. Applications may be dropped off at your community school or mailed to: Susan Huff, Bristol Early Childhood Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol, CT 06010 For further information, contact Susan Huff at the Bristol Early Childhood Center (860)584-3335 X 102.