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Grant from CapEd Will Provide a Book for Each Elementary Students During Reading Night Event

Jan Ward, GV School Kindergarten teacher, is recipient of CapEd Grant. Photo by Janet Juroch

Garden Valley – A Teacher Grant Award was received by Jan Ward, Kindergarten teacher at the Garden Valley School. The award was given by Idaho CapEd Credit Union in the amount of $700 for Reading Night during Dr. Seuss week starting February 27th. With the grant money Ward was able to purchase a Scholastic Book for each Preschool through 5th grade student. The students got to pick out one book and they will receive their books during Dr. Seuss Week. Students will get to keep the book through this grant.

Get costumes and food ready for the big Event!

Event plans for the Reading Night during the Dr. Seuss week will be more detailed soon. Dr Seuss Week information will go out to parents of students grades 1-5 and Preschool and kindergarten. There will be costume contests and decorating classroom doors.  The event will be encouraging students to read, along with tips for buddy reading and enjoy the adventures of Dr. Seuss all week from February 27 through March 2nd. Reading night at the the school will be March 1st from 5:30-7:30pm with a special Dr. Seuss dinner and costume contest.

Written by Janet Juroch

GV School Kindergarten Teacher Jan Ward wins grant from CapEd Credit Union for books on a special reading night. Photo by Janet Juroch