Parent resources for summer reading

The Ontario Library Association has put together a fun summer reading toolkit for all ages to help students combat academic “summer slide.” The toolkit provides lists of reading programs and engaging reading lists to inspire student summer reading. There is also a quiz for parents to help them determine which summer reading program is most […]

Howard Robertson PS gets big book boom thanks to Indigo

For three weeks, Howard Robertson Public School participated in the annual Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Adopt-a-School initiative. The annual campaign gives schools a chance to win up to $10,000 in Indigo Gift Cards to purchase books for their library, with additional ways to raise more money for even more library books. Howard Robertson PS […]

Manchester PS receives Indigo Love of Reading grant

Reading fills the mind with imagination and knowledge, while also being an important part of everyday life – from reading instructions on a medicine bottle, to understanding road signs. It is with this understanding that Manchester Public School‘s Literacy Committee wanted to help fill their school full of new books. In February 2015, the committee completed an […]

Special guests read to J.F. Carmichael PS students

Surrounding the gymnasium walls at J.F. Carmichael Public School were posters written and drawn from each student about their favourite book. It was the perfect set-up to welcome to very special community guests who were going to read to them – Waterloo Regional Police Service Chief of Police Bryan Larkin and City of Kitchener Mayor […]

Lackner Woods PS Family Reading Night

Parents and students had a wonderful evening of learning and laughing at Lackner Woods Public School‘s Family Reading Night! What made the night even more fun, was having two very special guests join: Waterloo Regional Police Service Police Chief Bryan Larkin and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic. The gymnasium was decorated with posters made by each classroom, […]

Queen Elizabeth PS is getting new books

Thanks to the generous donations of Chapters on Gateway Park Drive and their very kind and caring customers, Queen Elizabeth Public School has received just over $3,200.00 in gift cards to spend at Chapters! This gift will allow the school to purchase a birthday book for each student and add some exciting new books to the library. […]

Putting the WOODS back into Northlake Woods PS

Starting today, students at Northlake Woods Public School are engaging in 15 days of reading in an effort to raise funds to support our woodlot revitalization project. Students will be gathering sponsors for their 2014 Read-A-Thon goals. “Put The WOODS back into Northlake Woods Public School” is an initiative that students, staff and parents are getting involved with to improve […]