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Time Out For Reading

Public school chiefs promote Time Out for Reading and Books to Bridge the Region

Public school chiefs promote Time Out for Reading and Books to Bridge the Region

MERRILLVILLE | The 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 month.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am
Literacy group honors Time Out for Reading winners

Literacy group honors Time Out for Reading winners

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.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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MIS takes time out for reading

MIS takes time out for reading

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”.

October 22, 2012 12:47 pm
Lincoln Elementary take Time Out for Reading

Lincoln Elementary take Time Out for Reading

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.

October 12, 2012 11:59 am
Guest has his nose in a book

Guest has his nose in a book

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…

October 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Reading and rainbows

Reading and rainbows

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.

October 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Federal courts and Hammond Reads host 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.

October 03, 2012 12:00 am
Top Ten reasons to read

Top Ten reasons to read

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.

September 28, 2012 12:00 am
School chiefs "nosy" about reading

School chiefs "nosy" about reading

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.

August 31, 2012 12:00 am
Read, by George!

Read, by George!

Michael Campos, a Hammond Eggers Elementary School eighth-grader, reads Article Four of the Constitution.

October 01, 2010 6:57 pm
Read, by George!

Read, by George!

Donell Wince, an Eggers Elementary seventh-grader, reads Article Three of the Constitution.

October 01, 2010 6:56 pm
Read, by George!

Read, by George!

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.

October 01, 2010 6:54 pm
Read, by George!

Read, by George!

Kristen Mabry, a Hammond High junior, reads Article One of the U.S. Constitution.

October 01, 2010 6:55 pm
Read, by George!

Read, by George!

Rodrico Yepez, a Hammond High junior, explains Article Two of the Constitution.

October 01, 2010 6:56 pm
Read, by George!

Read, by George!

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.

October 01, 2010 6:55 pm
Time Out For Reading event follows successful Literacy Palooza

Time Out For Reading event follows successful Literacy Palooza

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.

September 27, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Educator shares her passion for reading at New Zealand conference

Educator shares her passion for reading at New Zealand conference

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.

August 26, 2010 12:00 am
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