Author Lauryn Marie Burks Shares Her Book “My 100 Hands” with Mary Lin Elementary Kindergartners

Have you ever heard an author read their work? How about in person? Do you remember how old you were? Students at Mary Lin Elementary school can answer these questions easily – Yes; Yes; and five years-old, while in my kindergarten class. Lauryn Marie Burks visited the school and read her book, My 100 Hands,... Continue Reading →

Humphries invites Author Patrick Phillips to discuss parental involvement

Author Patrick Phillips met with parents at a Humphries Elementary School PTA meeting to discuss the importance of parental involvement and the impact it has on a child's academic performance. He referenced his book, Decisions: a Young Man's Guide to Avoiding the Middle and High School Traps and copies of the book were given away at... Continue Reading →

Author Robert Little speaks at Cleveland Avenue Elementary

Robert Little, author and motivational speaker, visited students at Cleveland Avenue Elementary and spoke during two assembly programs. During his popular assembly program, Dream Power, which is based on his book, he motivated students to look beyond their circumstances and pursue their dreams. Little also addressed topics such as character, friendship, and bullying with the students. Little... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Kalveion Heard Grade: 8th Grade School: Kennedy Middle School  Kalveion Heard is a dynamic 8th grade student, hard worker, and an inspirational writer. Teachers, counselors, and his peers sing his praises and are certainly impressed with his prose and seamless use of words. It definitely came as no surprise when Kalveion received first place... Continue Reading →

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