As part of our literacy initiative San Angelo READS!, San Angelo ISD representatives have delivered books over the last 6 weeks of the summer break to deserving students through our Summer Book Patrol.
San Angelo READS! News Stories
San Angelo ISD hosted our first ever San Angelo READS! Summer Book Patrol Pop-Up Event at Bradford Elementary on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The morning was filled with summer fun including face painting, book giveaways, live read alouds by our very own SAISD staff, social-emotional activities, and opportunities for parents to register their students for the upcoming school year.
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, as part of San Angelo ISD’s literacy initiative San Angelo READS!, District Administrators and Principals gathered books to give to nine deserving San Angelo ISD students through a fun, new program called the Summer Book Patrol. With the help of VividPop Balloons, the students received a bag of books, reading activities, snacks, and a beautiful bouquet of balloons to have as their own to encourage them to keep reading over the summer break and to foster a lifetime love for literacy.
On Wednesday, May 3rd, San Angelo ISD 2nd grade students received their very own copy of “Pig the Star” by Aaron Blabey and a fun activity donated by The United Way of the Concho Valley as part of their “United We Read” program, and in collaboration with with San Angelo ISD’s literacy initiative, San Angelo READS! Pig the Star, a story told in rhyme, teaches readers a valuable lesson about treating your friends with kindness.
With your needed, generous support through San Angelo Gives, San Angelo READS! will be able to continue our mission to serve the literacy needs of our students and greater community, and support reading in ways above and beyond lessons in classrooms.