Wed, 05/15/2013 - 05:20
Cheers erupted from parents and teachers last Wednesday when they heard Souris Consolidated would receive $84,000 from Indigo’s Love of Reading grant.
“This is beyond big news for us,” Shelly Keenan, co-chair of the Souris Consolidated Home and School Foundation, said, still beaming from the news. “We’re very much in need of more books and more technology around books.”
Over the next three years, money will go to investing in classroom libraries, getting boys more interested in reading books, purchasing e-readers, and updating the school library.
The school was one of 20 across Canada to receive the grant.
The school’s Literacy Committee, the Home ...