Transition to Summer Literacy

Greater Valley Middle School & Davis Cook Library

"Tweening in Literacy"

This event provides an opportunity for students and parents to come together to celebrate a love of reading through various activities at both locations.

Greater Valley Middle School:

Scholastic Book Fair (May 16-20, 2016)

Parade Poster contest (May 21st during lunch)

*Winner's poster will be displayed at Davis Cook Library)

Davis Cook Library:

The following activities will be taking place on Saturday, May 21st from 9:00am-2:00pm:

Tours of Resources, Technology usages, Literacy Tutors, Mentors, Mayor, Local congressional district leaders, Church Leader, Board member for Greater Valley, Superintendent of schools, Principal, Teachers, Parents and Students.

Book signing by Christopher Paul Curtis (May 21, 2016 12:00pm-2:00pm)

Transitioning to Summer's "Tweening in Literacy" week

Monday, May 16th 2016 at 7:45am to Saturday, May 21st 2016 at 2pm

Greater Valley Middle School & Davis Cook Library

Agenda for May 21, 2016

Location: Davis Cook Library

Tours of Resources held throughout the day

9:00am-10:00am Technology Use Presentation given by GVMS library staff and Davis Cook Library staff (Usage goals for 2017)

10:00am-10:30am Mayor Michael Smith (Keynote Speaker will speak on the partnership between GVMS and Davis Cook Library)

10:30am-11:00am Dr. Stephen Diaz (Superintendent of Davis Cook ISD will speak on the importance of literacy for our youth)

(Break 11:00-11:15)

11:15am-11:30am Mrs. Penelope Jones (Principal of Greater Valley MS will speak on budget goals for 2017)

11:30am-11:45am Shelley Travis & Robert Ramirez (Davis Cook Library staff will speak on virtual access to the library webpage)

11:45am-12:00pm Mr. Christopher Paul Curtis (Mr. Curtis will discuss how literacy has transformed his life in becoming an award-winning author.)

12:00pm-2:00pm Book signing by Mr. Curtis

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