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  • Monday, October 12th

    All Stars go all out for reading!

    In classrooms, Kernan Middle School Social Studies teachers will play Dr. Vitti's launch video and follow up with details of the campaign including district-wide incentives, KMS incentives, and classroom monitoring charts.

    Make DCPS trend by using #DCPSREADS - capture exciting activities through social media during ELA classes!

    KMS will celebrate Family Literacy by visiting Barnes and Noble - proceeds will support the district literacy campaign. There will be special guests nightly from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.


    Tuesday, October 13th

    Star Readers!

    Celebrity Reading Day! Kernan Middle School welcomes invited community members and school board members to read their favorite book in designated classrooms.


    Wednesday, October 14th

    Book Share!

    Students will be invited to bring a book to share with their peers from 9:00am - 9:30am in the Media Center. Students will provide a brief synopsis of their book prior to sharing. Donuts and juice will be provided.


    Thursday, October 14th

    Family Literacy Day!

    Parents of Climbing Another Level Book Club (school wide reading club) are invited to eat lunch with their student and participate in a book discussion and scavenger hunt using our school wide novel, Peak by Ronald Smith.


    Friday, October 16th

    Book Character Dress Up Day!

    Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to come to school dressed as their favorite literary character.

    Yearbook club will take pictures of students dressed up as their favorite book character during lunch. Students who are dressed up will be invited to each lunch in the courtyard. Prizes will be given for the most creative costume.

    Students will participate in follow up activities: read-a-loud part of your book in groups, write a paragraph or create a comic strip summarizing your book, listen to their teachers read-a-loud part of their favorite book.

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