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Below are the events that have been held to foster more reading by our students.  These events are organized by the librarian and reading specialists in each K-3 school.

BUSHKILL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WHO READ 101 BOOKS

LOWER NAZARETH ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WHO READ 100 BOOKS

FLOYD R. SHAFER ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WHO READ 100 BOOKS

The reading challenge this year was called "Read S'more Books"!  Students were challenged to read 100 books by the last day in February.  When the student reached their goal of 100 books, a marshmallow with their name on it was put in their classroom's stick over a campfire.  The following slideshows show the kids who reached 100 books posing at a campfire in the library or near their campfire banner posted in the hall.

2016 READING CHALLENGE

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READING CHALLENGE ASSEMBLY

BUSHKILL ELEMENTARY READING CHALLENGE ASSEMBLY

DR. GREGORY SHOEMAKER, PRINCIPAL, BEING MADE INTO A HUMAN S'MORE!

LOWER NAZARETH ELEMENTARY READING CHALLENGE ASSEMBLY

MR. MICHAEL SANTOS, PRINCIPAL, BEING MADE INTO A HUMAN S'MORE!

FLOYD R. SHAFER ELEMENTARY READING CHALLENGE ASSEMBLY

MR. WILLIAM MUDLOCK, PRINCIPAL, BEING MADE INTO A HUMAN S'MORE!

Students who read 100 books by February 29th for "Read S'more Books" received a food item to make their principal into a human s'more.  Third graders started off by smearing marshmallow fluff.  Second graders had a spoonful of chocolate spread to add to the fluff.  First graders got a baggie with little marshmallows to sprinkle.  Kindergarten finished off with pieces of graham crackers that could stick to the marshmallow and chocolate.  Students that read 100 books also received a certificate, book mark and Rita's coupon.  Dr. Shoemaker, Mr. Santos and Mr. Mudlock were good sports!

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KENNETH N. BUTZ JR. ELEMENTARY

CAMP READ-A-LOT

In February KBES held a Camp Read-A-Lot in the evening.  Students received a vest (brown paper grocery bag) and could go to different areas to receive badges on their vest.  Dr. Riker, our superintendent, and Dr. Shoemaker, our principal, held a sing-a-long.  Bushkill Fire Personnel and EMTs along with some boy scouts and teachrs read their favorite books.  Other areas included crafts, technology and games.  Students were even able to read to therapy dogs!  It was a fantastic night! 

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2015-2016 SCHOOLWIDE READ-INS

KENNETH N. BUTZ JR. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLWIDE READ-IN

LOWER NAZARETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLWIDE READ-IN

Students bring a blanket or beach towel along with a favorite book or books.  Students and staff sit in the hallways reading and sharing their favorite book.  Some sit silently and read.  Others read to each other.   There were two schoolwide read-ins.  One was in the fall to kick off the reading challenge and another was in February to celebrate the final push to 100 books by February 29th!

FLOYD R. SHAFER ELEMENTARY SCHOOLWIDE READ-IN

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EXCLAMATION STUDENTS!

Fall of 2015

After reading the Exclamation Point book during library time.  First grade classes wrote their own exclamation song!  The video shows one class from each K-3 building.  Great Job, Kids!

2015 SUMMER SENSATIONS

JULY 29, 2015

CAKE DECORATING

After reading the Exclamation Point book during library time.  First grade classes wrote their own exclamation song!  The video shows one class from each K-3 building.  Great Job, Kids!

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2015 SUMMER SENSATIONS

JULY 22, 2015

WORKING DOGS

On July 22, 2015, the Shafer Library was filled with Seeing Eye Dogs . . .puppies in training!  Mrs. Pat Nelson led the group presentation and told the students all about puppy handling which is the first step in training these amazing dogs to become seeing eye dogs.  The students watchd the puppies listen to commands and demonstrate differrent skills that they are learning.  The students enjoyed spending time reading to the dogs as well.  They also participated in some ofun crafts!  It was a dog-gone great day in the library!

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2015 SUMMER SENSATIONS

JULY 15, 2015

ICE CREAM

The students celebrated National Ice Cream month at Shafer Library!  They mixed up ingredients and made ice cream by shaking, shaking, shaking it up!  We had a simply delicious morning!  A special thanks to Mrs. Klotz for planning this fun-filled morning!

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2015 SUMMER SENSATIONS

JULY 8, 2015

SCRAPBOOKING

Summer Sensations at Shafer Library kicked off on July 8th!  Students and parents enjoyed a story and scrapbooking skills!  Mrs. Apruzzi presented how to scrapbook.  The students enjoyed creating their own pages!

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