To Submit Story Ideas, Click Here.

Hillcrest Elementary Literacy Grant

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 11/25/2013 11:48 pm
The $100,000 dollar investment comes from the Leonore Annenberg Scholarship, Fellowship, and School Funds.
Hillcrest leaders used the money to create "book nooks" in every classroom.
The "book nook" is basically a mini library in every class.
A wide selection of books, arranged in accessible bookcases and cubbies, is now available to each child at Hillcrest.
The students have soft cushions and chairs on colorful rugs.
They also have bright reading lights to encourage them to read.
Angelia Askins is the Principal at Hillcrest Elementary.
"We wanted our students to have a place in every classroom. That they can go and snuggle up in a warm cozy place and read".
Hillcrest Elementary partnered with the school district and the Public Education Foundation to get the money.
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Featured Partners
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.