We are so proud of our Chase Street Tree Frogs for their super summer reading!
To celebrate National Poetry Month in April and prepare for our annual Poetry Picnic, we’ve been writing a LOT of poems in the library! Visit this post for a link to our digital showcase.
I love this activity not only because it shows how gratitude is expressed in the Iroquois culture, but also because it emphasizes that we can all be grateful for so many things–not just on Thanksgiving, but every day.
Every year, our school collects canned goods and other non-perishable items to benefit the Athens Area Emergency Food Bank, a local non-profit organization that provides food to more than 5,000 people each year. AAEFB and the Can-a-Thon are currently in their 35th year of helping our community!
When we talk about Veterans Day in the library, we focus not on war or violence or politics, but on people–people with families, people with feelings, people with difficult jobs that require determination and patriotism and bravery beyond anything I can imagine.