Reading never takes a day off

High school algebra teacher Jennifer Salasky chose ‘The Party’ for her snow-day reading

Grandville staff didn’t stop learning just because of an unprecedented number of snow days in the district. As part of a district-wide hashtag #BulldogsRead, faculty and staff posted selfies and book covers while away from their buildings.

“I try and emphasize with my students that reading for fun outside of school is just as important as reading at school,” said Becky Dykhuis, West Elementary library supervisor. “Becoming a good reader takes practice, and one of the best ways to practice is at home with books you love.”

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A 2017 graduate of Grand Valley State University and a lifelong teacher’s kid, Hannah Lentz has worked as a journalist in and outside the Grand Rapids area for more than five years. After serving as editor-in-chief at the GVSU student newspaper, Hannah interned at the Leelanau Enterprise where she learned a lot about community journalism. In addition to her work for School News Network, Hannah has worked as a freelance blogger in the furniture industry, focusing on design trends, and as a social media manager for World Medical Relief in Detroit. Read Hannah's full bio.

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