Literacy night promotes reading with fun activities

Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
Karsten Czymbor, 8, Ariel Johnson, 9, and Sarah Walton, 10, play a game in which they have to place a card with a letter at the front of a word in order to complete a word.
Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
Adeison Badour, 6, completed an Accelerated Reader test with a hand from her father William Badour.
Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
Freddy Bublitz, 6, and his mother Susan Bublitz complete a parts of speech worksheet.
Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
Hayden Vuocolo, 8, makes a bookmark at one of the literacy night stations.
Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
Isabela Bussinger, 7, places a “G” on a card to try to spell a word.
Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
From the front, Ben Schnettler, 6, Abigail Tremble, 5, Charlie Schnettler, 8, Averee Jones, 6 and Lamar Jones, 9, play musical chairs.
Tiffany Tremble reads a book about guinea pigs with her daughters Isabell, 1 and Abigail, 5.
Tim Barnum/Arenac County Independent
Aubrey Hewitt, 6, her mother Amanda and sister Kali, 4, read together during Au Gres-Sims Elementary literacy night March 16.

Au Gres-Sims Elementary hosted students and their families for a literacy night March 16 in honor of March is Reading Month. The event got started in the elementary library, where students could enjoy some free reading time with their families. Then students received “passports” from teacher Erin Klinger, which allowed them to participate in activities set up in the hallways.


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