Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Last week, various local authors visited students at Greenwood Elementary School as part of the school's 11th annual AuthorFest.
Last week, it was the 11th annual AuthorFest at the Greenwood Elementary School. Local authors stopped by the school throughout the week to talk to the students about their work. In these pictures, Scott Magoon, a Reading-based author and illustrator talks to the kids about his work on books that include "The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot," "The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster" and "Mystery Ride." Thanks to AuthorFest Chair Colleen Guida for providing these images.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Event running from Feb. 11th to 15th brings in published authors to teach the students about their trade.
Tuesday, February 12
The following was provided by Colleen Guida, chair of Greenwood School's AuthorFest: The Greenwood Elementary School is holding its 11th annual AuthorFest this week. The Greenwood staff and AuthorFest committee are very excited to be celebrating eleven years of bringing literacy to life in the the form of author visits and fun, creative activities. This weeklong event, sponsored by the Greenwood PTO, will bring in nationally recognized and published authors and illustrators to share their knowledge of composition, story development, editing and publication. In addition, teachers have shared the featured author’s books with their classes prior to AuthorFest. The goal of AuthorFest is to promote a commitment to literacy and composition …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Today at 1:30 p.m. Greenwood Elementary School will be teaming up with FOODPLAY, a nutrition-based theater show, to empower children with the skills they need to take charge of growing up healthy and fit.
[Editor's Note: Provided by Foodplay] FOODPLAY, a national award-winning theater show promoting healthy eating and exercise habits, will be bringing its cast of colorful characters, fantastic feats of juggling, motivating messages, music, magic, and fun to K-4 students of the Greenwood Elementary School, thanks to the Greenwood School PTO. While FOODPLAY makes good eating great fun, its messages are very serious. So serious, in fact, that First Lady, Michelle Obama, has launched the nation’s first childhood obesity task force, designed to tackle the alarming rise in the number of overweight children. In the last 25 years, childhood obesity rates have doubled among elementary school children and tripled among teenagers. One in three …