Nancy Carlson will be visiting our elementary students. We are very excited to host this well-known author and illustrator!
Along with her presentations to students, Carlson will also be presenting to District 241 parents and families on Monday, February 24th at Halverson Elementary School from 6-7pm.
Each child in attendance will be able to pick a free book from our grant we received. We will also draw for prizes - lunch with the Mayor, lunch with your principal, lunch with a fireman and lunch with the Police Chief. The guests will go to the school where the student attends and eat in the lunchroom with the winner and their friends.
Nancy Carlson will be visiting each elementary building on the following dates:
An important component to our reading curriculum engages students at all grade levels in Readers Theater. What is it? RT is a toll to help students see and understand a story or text by bringing it life with only your voice. Read more about Readers Theater on Principal Williams blog.
On Tuesday, results were made public statewide with regards to how schools are closing achievement gaps, accelerating students individual growth, and meeting expected proficiency targets. Read more at http://alsibley.blogspot.com