Log In

Reset Password

Whitney finds fun ways to promote reading

First Prev 1 2 Next Last
<a href="http://rgedit.sx.atl.publicus.com/apps/pbcsedit.dll/red" target="_blank">http://rgedit.sx.atl.publicus.com/apps/pbcsedit.dll/red</a>#

Whitney Institute is committed to promoting reading as a necessary, but fun activity that anyone can engage in. On September 23, the school held a PJ/Slipper grub day. On November 4, the students and staff dressed as literary characters.

On November 18, the school joined others across the Island in a dedicated reading hour. Each of these events supports the Reading Clinic through awareness and financially.

The aim of the Reading Clinic is “to get children excited about reading. We want to share the joys of reading and help them to have fun with books, poems and fictional characters” noted Cynthia Armano, Volunteer Special Events.

Bedtime for books: A recent PJ grub day at Whitney Institute in support of the Reading Clinic underscored the school's commitment to literacy development.
The places she'll go: The cat in the hat (Donika York) visited Whitney Institute to encourage students to explore the world of books as part of the school's recent literacy initiative.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published November 24, 2011 at 1:00 am (Updated November 24, 2011 at 8:23 am)

Whitney finds fun ways to promote reading

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon