Silex Elementary held their annual Family Reading Night on Tuesday, March 10. Over one hundred students and their parents attended the Pirate themed event. The Book Fair was also open for parents and their children. 

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 “It was such a great evening. There was everything from Pirate yoga, story telling, crafts, reading activities and snacks,” said Amy Grote, Title I Coordinator. “The teachers did a great job preparing.  All the stations were awesome,” Grote added. 

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“We look forward to Family Reading Night each year. We had a record turn out, and I think the families really enjoyed the night. I know the teachers had a great time, “ said Suzie Plackemeier, Elementary Principal. 

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Each student who attended received a free book thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Troy. “We are so appreciative of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and their partnership.  Each child received a book thanks to their generosity,” added Plackemeier. 

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