Read Across America Week!

We LOVE to Read!


Literacy Spirit Week


March 2 – March 6


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Please join us in celebrating reading at Rosa Parks Elementary by participating in the following school-wide spirit days!


Monday, March 2            Hats off to Reading! - Wear a hat

Tuesday, March 3           Oh, the Places You’ll Go! - Wear your favorite college shirt 

Wednesday, March 4      Cozy up with a good book - Wear pajamas!

Thursday, March 5          Read Around the World Day - Read a book from a different culture or country

Friday, March 6               Dress like your favorite book character! - Bring the book to school with you, and please no masks


Potato Character Contest
@ Rosa Parks Elementary!


Who: Any student in grades K-5 can participate!   

What: Bring in a potato dressed like your favorite book character!     Decorate your potato book character. It can be from a nursery rhyme, fairy tale, fiction book, or any book you like.

When: All potato characters must be brought to the library on Monday, March 2, 2020. All potatoes MUST go home on Friday, March 6, 2020 or they will be thrown away.

Where: All potato characters will be brought to the library to be put on display.

How:  - Use a fresh potato.
- Stand the potato up. You can make an easy stand by cutting the bottom of a Styrofoam cup.
- On your stand, write:
          - the name of your character
          - your name
          - your teacher’s name


Judges will check out the potato characters on display in the library

throughout the week and will vote for their favorites. Winners will be

announced on Friday afternoon, March 2, 2020. Winners will receive

a Book Fair gift certificate to the Joseph-Beth Book Fair in April!