Posts Tagged ‘literacy’

Stories of Success

March 2, 2015  |  news, Uncategorized

The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools engages community support to inspire learning, enrich teaching, and enhance educational opportunities for all MCCSC students.

See how we are transforming lives and creating success for our students.

Real Men Read

December 15, 2014  |  news

Up to third grade children are learning to read.  After third grade they are reading to learn.

Real Men Read is an early childhood literacy program designed to help kindergarten students learn to read.  MENtors are assigned to a kindergarten classroom for the school year.  They go to the classroom one time a month for five months and read to the students.  They work on vocabulary, fluency, and the kids get to know a MENtor in our community who values literacy and education.  Every kindergarten child receives a copy of the books to take home and read with their family.

Students are…

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Dancing for Education – Happy Hour

June 3, 2014  | 

Douglas Rife, President of Solution Tree Press is Dancing for Education in Bloomington’s Dancing With the Celebrities competition.

Bring your friends and colleagues!  Event features a special preview of Douglas’s dances, Complimentary appetizers and drinks,  & Drawing for 2 tickets to the August 9th event.

Your donation to support Douglas will help provide educational enrichment for our public schools and each $ counts as one vote for Douglas during the competition.

There are many needs within our schools and classrooms examples of how your donation could be used are:

$25 would fund a hard cover library book

$35 would fund a local field trip for…

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Bloomington Reads

April 23, 2013  |  Blog, Event List, events, news

Bloomington Reads – A Week Devoted to Literacy Awareness and Reading!
May 6 – 11, 2013
For a complete list of all events click here.

Bloomington Reads asks: What are you reading?

April 29, 2011  |  news

What are you reading?

That’s the question the Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools hopes people will ask themselves and others during Bloomington Reads, this week’s series of reading-related activities aimed at highlighting literacy.

“Nothing defines the success of a child better than the ability to read and to read well,” foundation executive director Tina Peterson said via email. “Throughout this week, we want our young people to see others reading everywhere: reading for pleasure, reading for work, reading for survival.”

A public conversation about the changing face of literacy titled “Digital Media: The End of Literacy As We Know It,” will be…

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