Read Across Campus

“If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.”

– Roald Dahl

We celebrated reading this week around the school with Read Across America. We took time to experience the joy of reading and the discover many ways reading can build tolerance and understanding as well as belonging.

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

– Margaret Fuller
Check out these leaders who live the learner profile.

Kindergarten thinkers contemplate what it means to inspire. Read on for some inspirational words about reading.

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”

– Lemony Snicket
These readers always start their day with a great book. Bring a book to school everyday.

“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.”

– Rainer Maria Rilke

We read books all week and all year, as well as these shirts with a message.

“Reading for me, is spending time with a friend.”

– Gary Paulsen

“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”

– J.K. Rowling

“Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.”

― Neil Gaiman
A Grade 8 student shares a book and a lesson about growth mindset with Grade 3.
Learning about perspective through books in Kindergartens

I truly believe that books create empathy and empathy is more powerful than sympathy”

-Angie Thomas
Kindergarten readers build empathy and make connections,

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

– Dr. Seuss
Celebrating with Dr. Seuss

Our first Green and Blue Day for the Earth

One of Community Project Groups organized a Green and Blue Day to rain awareness about reducing, reusing and recycling. They also raised some money to buy more recycling bins and reusable items.

I do believe books can change lives and give people this kind of language they wouldn’t have had otherwise.”

-Jacqueline Woodson
Grade One readers and thinkers writing to change the world.

Reading a recipe in CAS

Ms. Beers’ CAS group reads a recipe and makes sliders.

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.”

– Arnold Lobel

Enjoy the beautiful sunny days this week and maybe, sit outside for a bit with a good book! a

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