Who Says Social Media Killed it for the Kids? NO WAY! Come Take A Walk Down Our Reading Street!
Beach Elementary School in Round Lake Beach announces its annual Family Reading night, taking place on Thursday, November 21st at 6:30-8:00 p.m.
The once a year celebration hosts a myriad of activities showcasing literary works and talents in the fine arts of over 200 1st -5th graders. “We are eagerly anticipating Reading Night, the first graders are excited to show what they have been working on and also view what other students have been doing,” notes Beach Elementary first grade teacher, Anne Vonderohe.
This year be prepared for a scavenger hunt, read alouds, and performance by the Beach Elementary chorus. Representatives from the Round Lake Area Library and the Boy Scouts will also be present.
Fiction classics like The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything and Its Okay to be Different will be read by the principal and teachers to the children and their families. A special presentation will also be performed by the 1st and 2nd grade enrichment group at 7:00 p.m.
“I’m excited for the evening so that our parents can learn about the new and improved reading curriculum! It will also be an opportunity for parents to hear about the reading instruction that is happening at Beach Elementary School!” says Rob Schulz, Principal of Beach Elementary School.
“More power-performance enrichment events hosted through our local schools are yet to come. One of these events includes a Parent University, which will be hosted at Beach Elementary on February 6th at 6:30 p.m. We invite our community out to support our students, their families, and the spirit of success that is blazing at district 116,” commented Communications Specialist, Monica Jovel.
“I’m looking forward to children showcasing their learning and excitement about reading and our new curriculum, Reading Street,” said Literacy Coach, Maureen Basala.