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Students color cupcakesKindergarteners receive membership cards to Book Buddies Club

June 18, 2013

On May 7, several Kindergarten children received their official membership cards for the Book Buddies Club at Cooke Elementary School.

The Book Buddies Club members met monthly to participate in literacy and math activities. All of the activities align with the New York State Common Core Learning Standards.

The EPIC Program sponsored the Book Buddies Club and provided free books and raffles for all club members. EPIC Program Coordinator Jane Sorensen provided take home projects through the Ready, Set, Read series to all members.

The club is led by Literacy Coach Jacqueline Harris and IB Coach Lucretia Gilles.

Jacqueline Harris speaks to parentsTop photo: Kindergarten students work with high school student and volunteer Brittany Rupp to create paper cupcakes as part of a readers theater.

Bottom photo: Literacy Coach Jacqueline Harris introduces the Book Buddies Club to parents.