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Lee-Jackson Reading Night to be held Nov. 17

Lee-Jackson Elementary School will hold its second annual Reading Night from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Reading Night is open to all Lee-Jackson students and their families.

Nelda Gibbs and cafeteria staff are again providing a free meal to all attendees, with a choice of lasagna or pizza as the main dish. Teachers will lead hands-on activities in their classrooms, with the emphasis on ways to build reading skills at home.

In addition to rotating around the school for these activities, students may participate in a book swap and a book raffle. WHRO’s Early Childhood Coordinator Martha Farrow-Razor will set up a booth with plenty of giveaways. In addition, Gale Hood, a Lee-Jackson volunteer, will act as storyteller during the dinner portion of the evening. “We have a lot to offer our Lee-Jackson families, including a lasagna or pizza dinner, a book swap, information on the new ‘iRead’ program for grades K-2, special guests, and reading strategies,” ...

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