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East High Street Elementary School recently celebrated the writings of its second graders by holding its annual Young Authors Tea. As part of the festivities, parents and family members of the students were invited to the school to listen to their child read his or her self-illustrated autobiography, as well as a collection of other short stories written throughout the year.
East High Street Elementary School recently held its first-ever Super Reader Night. The celebration was a culmination of a reading incentive program that kicked off in January. The program challenged the students to read for 10, 15 or 20 minutes a night for five nights a week over an eight-week period. The school set a goal of 284,000 combined student-reading minutes.
Students at East High Street Elementary School launched the “Super Reading” program at a school-wide assembly in January. The initiative is designed to inspire the students to read outside of the school day.
The East High Street Elementary Giving Tree recently brought holiday joy to families less fortunate in the community. Through the generosity of the school’s faculty, support staff and PTO, over 40 families received holiday help in the form of presents and warm winter wear items.
In the spirit of the season, East High Street Elementary School students, faculty and staff partnered in a school-wide community service project to collect hats, scarves, gloves, mittens and socks for students and families in need.
Third graders at East High Street Elementary School have been learning about dogs and the various jobs they can do. They have read books about how dogs help first responders with search, how dogs help guide individuals with a visual impairment and how dogs are used in therapy.
First graders from East High Street Elementary School recently welcomed over 100 senior citizens to its school. However, these were not just any special visitors, they were the students’ grandparents and were there to take part in the school’s annual Grandparent Day.