Literacy and Civics

Mock Trial

LCEF is providing funding for Mock Trial, facilitated by Mrs. Cheryl Comley and Mr. Comley. Students in grades 6–8 are assigned a case with which they prepare for as if they were lawyers. Students compete and their performances are evaluated at the end of the season.

“Do You See What I See?” Books

The LCEF purchased 25 copies of the book Do You See What I See? by local author Piper Hawes. The books were distributed to all classrooms—kindergarten through 8—and several copies were given to the WMS library

Author Writing Workshops

Non-Fiction Tradebooks for Differentiated Instruction

Five Literacy Nights

Last year’s literacy nights for fifth graders were such a success that the program will now be opened up to fourth and fifth graders.  Led by the school literacy specialist, the students bring their favorite books with them to school for several literacy night events that include reading, writing, book discussions and snacks