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A Note of Thanks from a Grandparent

Ms Dedman,
I am a grandmother of a child that has been in the Shannon Hills Head Start program. I just wanted to be sure that I thank and be sure to recognize the and work and dedication of the teachers in this program. I would love for you to personally call them and place a copy of this letter in their personal folder.
Ms Jennifer, Ms Powell and Ms Jacqueline have been such a  wonderful support and mentor in my grandson's  early education and not just that but his life.
There have been family issues that no child should have to go through.  They have loved him and supported him beyond measure! They have worked so hard to help him educationally.  He was so far behind and immature when he came to the program.  They have assisted him in all of these areas.
Also Ms Dianne, she comes once a week from Dawson co op and helps Landen to improve in many areas.  This one on one has helped him tremendously.  She is so kind and patient.
Landen loves these ladies and it will be hard for him to leave and go to kindergarten next school year.
I could have just given them a gift or a special treat and a thank you note.  But that is truly not enough for the help they have been in one child's life! I thought I needed to start at the top and let you know the impact these ladies and this program have made in Landen's life.
I know you often hear the negative comments but I wanted to be sure you alsoheard the positive.  I believe a thank you can be much more productive than a negative comment.
Thank you for your time in this matter.

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