Monday, June 6, 2016

Family Reading Night Photos

It was so fun to see so many students and meet their families! Thanks to everyone who made purchases at the book fair; we ended up with $718 for the school checkbook.

Our first customers!

Posing with his artwork.

K Geisel Voting

Most people have heard of the Caldecott and Newbery Awards, but do you know about the Geisel?

Named after Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), it goes to the best easy reader books of the year. Thanks to DonorsChoose, we have copies of the 2016 winner and honor books. I read them to the kindergartners, and they chose their favorite of the four. Well ... some of them had trouble deciding, so we had some double and triple votes.

In the end, Don't Throw it to Mo! (the real winner) by David Adler and Supertruck by Stephen Savage tied for the Oak Lawn Geisel. Here are some of the ballots: