Out of This World Events Kick Off Read-A-Thon 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.
English Department Trains in Jane Schaffer Writing Program
To help students experience success in writing, the English department gathered to extend their training in the Jane Schaffer Writing Program (JSWP).
Book Lovers Blossom with Excitement Over Spring Book Fair
With the cherry blossoms in full bloom all around the school, this was also the time for our Spring Book Fair, which was held from April 12-14.
Second Graders “Sprinkle” Compliments During Writing Celebration
Second-grade students had a tasty time celebrating each other's writing accomplishments with a party at the end of their Opinion Writing Unit.
Author Kenneth Oppel Visits the YISS Middle School
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.