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BookPALS 2014 15

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BookPALS 2014 15

  1. 1. CCHS BookPALS
  2. 2. Welcome to the 8th Year of BookPALS! • BookPALS provides an opportunity for CCHS students to read aloud to Boston students at the Condon Elementary School. • 1 training (today) • 3 visits • 3 letters to your buddy
  3. 3. Schedule • ALL events are scheduled for Tusedays • All Condon School visits depart CCHS at 2:30 – return at 5:00-ish • Tuesday, Sept. 23rd, CCHS Learning Commons, 2:30 - 3:30 - TRAINING on how to mentor a child, read, and promote a love for reading • Tuesday, Oct. 21st - First visit to Condon School - • October 28th - First letter due • Tuesday, Dec. 16th - Second visit to Condon School • December 23rd - Second letter due • Tuesday, March 17th - Third visit to Condon School March 31st - Third letter due
  4. 4. Your Role as a Mentor • These students look up to you! • Conduct yourself in a mature and professional manner. • Respect differences. • Promote reading!
  5. 5. Community Service • CCHS students earn 15 hours of community service if they participate in all the trainings, visits, and submit 3 letters. • The Condon students love making friends with CCHS students and it is hurtful and confusing to them if their buddy does not come, or if they don’t receive a letter.
  6. 6. Next steps • Permission slip for the bus • FirstClass email conference • BookPALS FB group • Buddy assignments
  7. 7. Your BookPAL Leadership Team • Kendall Ryan(kryan15@colonial.net) • Jack Gardner (jgardner15@colonial.net) • Mrs. Cicchetti (rcicchetti@colonial.net)

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