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Middle Gate Loves To Read Week

  • Feathery, Scaly Thank You For Middle Gate Students

    Middle Gate Elementary School students were treated to a visit by crew and animals from Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, Wednesday, June 10, as a thank you to the school’s student body.

    As part of the school’s Middle Gate Loves To Read Week, which ran April 6 to 10, the students participated in a coin drive that raised $747.06, all of which went to fund the Beardsley Zoo’s rehabilitating and sheltering of an injured bald eagle named Kodiak.

  • Middle Gate Closes The Book On A Week Of Reading

    With students reading to one another, Middle Gate Loves To Read Week came to a close on Friday, April 10.

    The week began on Monday, April 6, with a presentation shared by third grade students in teacher Clair DeSisto’s class with the entire school, during to assemblies.

    As Middle Gate reading specialist Lina Silveira explained before the presentation, the week is a celebration of all the reading activities students do daily and promotes a continued love of literacy.

  • Middle Gate Loves To Read

    In preparation for a week of reading and ahead of an author’s visit in May, third grade students in teacher Claire DeSisto’s class gave a presentation on Monday, April 6, to kick-off Middle Gate Loves To Read Week.

    Two assemblies were held during the day for Ms DeSisto’s students to share their presentation with the full school.

    “We hope you enjoy Middle Gate Loves To Read Week,” the students all said together at the end of their first presentation.

  • Author Sara Pennypacker Helps Celebrate Middle Gate Loves To Read Week

    As part of its Middle Gate Loves To Read Week, celebrated April 7 to 11, students at the school heard a presentation and met author Sara Pennypacker on Monday, April 7.

    “It’s still amazing that Sara Pennypacker is here,” said  Middle Gate language arts consultant Mary Blair before the presentation began.