East-West Events for Read Across America: 2/28, 3/2-6/20

child reading a book

Read Across America week is right around the corner!  East-West has many exciting events planned for this upcoming celebration of reading.  See the flyer for all of the details!


Friday, February 28th:

  • D.E.A.R.: Drop Everything And Read Day. Throughout the day, students and teachers will participate in building wide D.E.A.R. time.

Each day March 2nd-6th will feature a different book:

  • Monday
    • Lubna & Pebble by Wendy Meddour: Bring a favorite book from home to share with a buddy.
  • Tuesday
    • Tuesday by David Wiesner: Add text and dialogue to a wordless picture book. (this will be an activity done at school)
  • Wednesday
    • The Crayon Man by Natascha Biebow: Wear clothes with your favorite color or colors.
  • Thursday
    • What Do You Do With a Box? by Jane Yolen & Chris Sheban: Think of how to use a cup in a new inventive way.  (This will be an activity done at school)
  • Friday
    • Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry: Come to school with a fun hairstyle


Other Activities:

  • Throughout the weeks of March 2nd-6th and March 16th-20th Student Council is sponsoring a book, coloring book, and crayon drive for the ACSD Food Pantry. The books, coloring books, and crayons can be new or gently used. Look for a flyer coming home with your child about this book drive.
  • Each morning during morning announcements there will be a mystery reader, (East-West staff member) who will read a few lines from a poem. The students will try to guess the mystery reader.

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