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Hicksville NJHS Promoting Literacy With Generosity

Once again, the Hicksville Middle School National Junior Honor Society is promoting reading through its charitable efforts. The NJHS recently organized a book drive to benefit the Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit organization that collects books for all age groups to distribute to students, families and individuals in need throughout the tristate area.   This
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Reading Across Lindenhurst

Students throughout the Lindenhurst Union Free School District celebrated national Read Across in myriad ways. The day honors the birthday of the late Dr. Seuss, author of many famous children’s books including “Horton Hears A Who!,” “The Cat in the Hat!” and “There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!” Lindenhurst High School student council members recently […]
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Celebrating Reading at Joseph A. Edgar

As a celebration of their dedication to become stronger readers, fourth-grade students in Debbie Vieira and Lisa Celentano’s class at Joseph A. Edgar Intermediate School in the Rocky Point Union Free School District participated in a special pajama reading celebration. During the special workshop, the students were encouraged to dress in festive pajamas and take […]

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   November’s Charity of the Month is: The Book Fairies   The Book Fairies is an organization located in Freeport, NY. Six years ago, founder Amy Zaslansky heard about a classroom that had no books to offer to its students. Amy decided to start a book drive for used children’s books so […]