Herff Elementary School Book Mobile sets off on its maiden journey

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What: Herff Elementary School Book Mobile sets off on its maiden journey – bringing children’s books to the neighborhood through the summer 

When: June 14, 2013 (Friday), 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Where: Departs Herff ES, 996 S. Hackberry St.(departure approx.. 8:55 a.m.)

Stop #1-Intersection of Dreiss & Iowa in the Church parking lot            - 9:00

Stop #2-Intersection of Indiana & Peidmont in the vacant lot                 - 9:30

Stop #3-Intersection of Palmetto & Aransas near the grassy lot             -10:00

Stop #4-Intersection of Palmetto & Denver near the park                      -10:30

Stop #5-Intersection of Delaware & Mesquite at St. Michael’s Church  -11:00

Stop #6-Front of Herff Elementary   -11:30

Times are approximate – but they plan to stay at each stop for about a half-hour.

With the help of a loaned van from SAISD’s Early Childhood Education department, Herff ES principal Traci Smith and volunteer staff will travel the neighborhoods this summer to give children the opportunity to read while school is closed for the summer. The book mobile will have books in both English and Spanish, and at all levels. Each child may select at least two books and may keep them.

Scheduled dates are: June 14, June 28, July 12 and July 26 (more dates if they still have books).

The school is collecting new and gently used books to add to their book van. If you have donations please contact the SAISD Governmental & Community Relations department at: 554-2230. Both Spanish- and English-language books needed.

 

 

 

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