Family Literacy Day Event

Dear Parents/guardians:

You are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Family Literacy Day on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. Please read the three sessions available and fill out the Form to let us know which session you will be attending with your child and the number of children that will be attending.  Some sessions will fill up fast and there is a maximum attendance allowed so participants will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Please return to your child’s teacher by Monday, January 11, 2010.

Session Presenter Topic Time(s) Grades Location
Opening Alice Freitas/

Ms. Karen Ridley

Brief remarks on the evening and  formation of groups 6:15-6:25 All Main Gym
1 Author –  Matt Duggan

The Royal Woods

The authoring process/reading from the novel and autographs 6:30-7:30


gr. 6-8 Main Gym
2 Presentation and display of recent reading materials – Alice Freitas/Janice Hess

Storyteller- Bob Barton

A focus on the not-so-avid reader and boys literacy 6:30-7:00

7:00-8:00

gr. 3-5 Library
3 Sing-a-Long – Catherine West and Jeff Faegenbaum Singing as a means to foster reading skills 6:30-7:30

K-2 Music room


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