Category Archives: Literacy

Million Minutes Reading Celebration

I know there was a lot going on this past weekend in Pinedale, but if you didn’t get a chance to attend the Million Minutes Reading Celebration at the PAC you really missed a great time.   This past year, our … Continue reading

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Wyoming Young Authors 2011 State Writing Contest

Congratulations to Pinedale Elementary students Sydney O’Brien and Megan Anspach for their success in the Wyoming Young Authors 2011 State Writing Contest! Sydney was awarded 1st Place for her fiction entry.  She is in Mrs. Lloyd’s 1st Grade class.  Sydney … Continue reading

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An Amazing Wild Rumpus!

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In case you missed it, the Wild Rumpus Literacy Night was amazing. Congratulations to Dr. Valdez and the Pinedale Elementary staff for all of their hard work. The turnout was huge, and I’m already looking forward to next year. There … Continue reading

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Want your kids to read more? Dr. Michele Valdez does. She’s the Language Arts Instructional Facilitator at Pinedale Elementary School. And apparently she’s ready to release the Wild Things to get students reading. Based on the popular children’s book Where … Continue reading

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It’s Bigger Than You Think

When Pinedale Elementary Assistant Principal Kevan Kennington told me he was going to challenge the families in our community to read a million minutes I thought it was a great idea.  But to be honest, I didn’t give a lot … Continue reading

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