May 4 begins the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. Click on the Summer Challenge picture to get to the website. Log in your minutes. Read over 600 minutes in the summer and receive a free book from the fall bookfair. The challenge continues until the first week of September. Read!
McKinley Elementary School Library will be open to help promote reading on certain days in the summer. Stories, read a longs, talking about books, and logging minutes will take place on June 22 and August 3 from 10:00 am to noon from grades k-2; for grades 3-6 June 23 and August 3 10:00 am to noon. Students will be able to check out books with permission slips from parents.
Grand prize this year is a a visit from Michael Northrop (author). If McKinley Elementary School reads more minutes than any other school in Ohio, Mr. Kemats will go into the dunk tank at the back to school kickoff in August.