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National Day on Writing Has Special Meaning This Year

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  Today is National Writing Day.  It has special meaning this year in District 26, as it has been dedicated to the memory of an exceptional teacher- Pat Sylvester.   This well-loved teacher passed away after losing her battle with cancer last year.  In her honor, the writing day has been renamed Sylvester’s Symposium of Writing.... Read more »

How To Get Your Teen to Read for the Fun of It- During Teen Read Week

How To Get Your Teen to Read for the Fun of It- During Teen Read Week
Getting teens to read can be a huge challenge.  Many teens complain they have so much required reading for school that they just don’t enjoy reading for fun. Their free time is filled with sports, work, and activities.   When they have downtime, reading can’t compete with the draw of a video game or social media... Read more »
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