Author Marissa Moss Leads Workshops for ES Students

By Marjorie Kennedy Feb 21, 2020

Our Kinder to 5th graders enjoyed meeting and learning from author and illustrator Marissa Moss.

Fall Book Fair Provides New Books for the YISS Community

Nov 27, 2019

The YISS PTO and the YISS libraries hosted another book fair in partnership with book vendors Kids Books Sejong and Word of Life in November.

Summer Reading Bingo Encourages Students to Read

Sep 18, 2019

The ES Library challenged students to complete reading activities during their summer vacation.

Students Join ES Office and Library for the Day

By Kathy Falkner May 8, 2019

Four students recently redeemed the coveted prizes of Principal, Assistant Principals, and Librarian for the Day.

Award-Winning Author Yangsook Choi Addresses YISS Students

Mar 20, 2019

Having an author visit with students and share about the writing process is a fantastic way to inspire them to write and enjoy reading in a new way.

Elementary Read-A-Thon Generates Excitement About Reading

By Krista Roll Apr 2, 2018

YISS elementary students participated in the annual three-week Read-A-Thon from February 19-March 9.

Out of This World Events Kick Off Read-A-Thon 2018

By Kathy Falkner Feb 22, 2018

Read-A-Thon is a three-week literacy initiative that focuses on getting students excited about reading and encouraging reading at school and home.

Anne Sibley O’Brien Visits YISS

Jan 29, 2018

Author and illustrator Anne Sibley O’Brien visited with students on Thursday, January 25, tailoring the content of each session.

Principal, Assistant Principals, and Librarian for a Day

By Kathy Falkner May 11, 2017

Four elementary students won the opportunity to become principal, assistant principals, and librarian for a day at the Read-a-thon Wrap-up Assembly.

Author Kenneth Oppel Visits the YISS Middle School

Mar 27, 2017

Canadian young adult and children's fiction author Kenneth Oppel visited all three grades and shared his books, as well as his experience as a writer.

ES Welcomes Author & Illustrator Yangsook Choi

By Subin (Amy) DeGroat Nov 23, 2016

What a privilege our students had as they experienced a visit from professional author and illustrator, Yangsook Choi. Our kindergarten and first-grade classes learned

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