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Reading resources at the ready on literacy night

Caledonia — Caledonia Community Schools is partnering with Kent District Library to host a free elementary literacy night on Thursday, March 7.

From 6 to 7:30 p.m., families are invited to visit KDL’s Caledonia branch to celebrate March is Reading Month and connect with the library’s elementary learning resources. 

There will be surprise guest readers, a scavenger hunt using clues based on book characters, a make-and-take station and a spot where students can get their own library cards.

Families can also take home KDL’s Mission: READ bags filled with different activities for each grade focused on phonics, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary. 

District literacy instruction coach Renne Rosenberg said the event will be an opportunity to get together and empower families with reading resources. 

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Alexis Stark
Alexis Stark
Alexis Stark is a reporter covering Byron Center, Caledonia, Godfrey-Lee, Kenowa Hills and Thornapple Kellogg. She grew up in metro Detroit and her journalism journey brought her west to Grand Rapids via Michigan State University where she covered features and campus news for The State News. She also co-authored three 100-question guides to increase understanding and awareness of various human identities, through the MSU School of Journalism. Following graduation, she worked as a beat reporter for The Ann Arbor News, covering stories on education, community, prison arts and poetry, before finding her calling in education reporting and landing at SNN. Alexis is also the author of a poetry chapbook, “Learning to Sleep in the Middle of the Bed.”


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