Time Out For Reading
MERRILLVILLE | Pictures may tell a thousand words, but words are the reason for the pictures when the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition celebrates its Time Out for Reading program.
MERRILLVILLE | MIS took time out for reading at 10:00 a.m. on Oct. 5. This was Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition “Put your nose in a good book day”.
CEDAR LAKE | At Lincoln Elementary, students and teachers celebrate reading every day. On Friday, October 5, it became our utmost priority. At precisely 10:00 a.m. everyone’s schedule was interrupted for a brief period of time.
HAMMOND | Tom Lounges, radio personality and correspondent for The Times Media Company, visited Harding Elementary School on Oct. 5 as a guest reader for the 10th annual Time Out for Reading event. He read the book, "Skippyjon Jones" to second graders and reminded students about the importan…
CROWN POINT | More than 600 participants gathered in the Eisenhower Elementary School gym for a literacy assembly at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 to participate in the annual Time Out for Reading event.
HAMMOND | The U.S. District Court and the literacy organization Hammond Reads will host a reading, education and patriotism event Friday morning.
HAMMOND | Students at St. John Bosco School have thought a lot about the importance of reading. They won the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition’s “Ten Reasons To Read” Contest.
MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Northwest Indiana Public Schools Study Council meeting last week.
Michael Campos, a Hammond Eggers Elementary School eighth-grader, reads Article Four of the Constitution.
Donell Wince, an Eggers Elementary seventh-grader, reads Article Three of the Constitution.
Hammond High School juniors Kenniss Dillon and Megan Powers don red clown noses as they listen to the preamble to the U.S. Constitution being read in a federal courthouse courtroom gallery in Hammond. They, and other students, were participating in the Time Out For Reading event there.
Kristen Mabry, a Hammond High junior, reads Article One of the U.S. Constitution.
Rodrico Yepez, a Hammond High junior, explains Article Two of the Constitution.
George Washington, also known as Bob Brunner, wears a red clown nose Friday as he reads the preamble to the U.S. Constitution during a Time Out For Reading event sponsored by Hammond Reads, Inc. in partnership with the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition.
HAMMOND | This month's Literacy Palooza packed a wallop for literacy efforts in Northwest Indiana, and supporters are hoping to deliver the knockout punch Friday with the area's annual Time Out For Reading observance.
Karen Venditti of the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition took a global "Time Out for Reading" when she spoke recently at the International Reading Association 23rd World Congress on Reading in Auckland, New Zealand.
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