While reflecting upon our school year here at Betsy Layne High School, I noticed that I have not followed up on our “Polar Express” night. It was quite a success. We had several families from the community show up for popcorn, a movie (Polar Express) and all the children were read a book of their choice. Several of the high school students volunteered to help out that night by reading to the children and serving them popcorn. When the evening ended, the children got to take home the book that was read to them and they also got to take home some of the remaining books.
That night was successful in bringing the community and the high school together for a collaboration that some children will remember forever.
@meredithc active 9 months, 1 week ago
We are having a Polar Express night at our school. We have invited the students from our feeder schools along with their parents to come join us for a movie and community reading. Our students have donated children’s book to read to the students and give to them afterward. We reached out to the Christian Appalachian Project and they are […] View