While the fifth-graders narrated the performance, GWC second-graders performed various nursery rhymes.
Proud family members and adults rooting the children on.

Throughout the hallways of George Washington Carver Elementary are several signs that encourage reading. The school’s library is also full of visuals that promote reading.

Principal Kristyn Schmidt, now in her fourth year, believes that encouraging children to read can have a profound impact on their confidence.

“Our teachers do an amazing job of providing differentiated reading instruction to help students become better readers,” she said. “To me, reading is important because it provides many students with opportunities they may otherwise be unable to experience.”

On Tuesday, March 20, the school held a PTA / Title 1 Literacy Night. The purpose of the occasion, which began with second graders performing a variety of…



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