Small Town Times 2-9

Small Town Times READING ROCKS April 2017 By: Tyren Howard Issue 2-9 Litchfield Public Schools PO Box 167 Litchfield, NE 68852-0167 Phone: 308-446-2244 Reading at all ages is great. Did you know it’s important to read stories to children? Children are exposed to new words which improves their vocabulary. Being read to also improves understanding listening and how things work. According to whytoread.com, reading is great for a number of other reasons, too!    Student Editors: Rachel Linden, Amanda McClain, Tyren Howard, Joseph Ptacnik, RaNay Casper     Newsletter Advisor:  Mrs. Nikia Hunt nikia.hunt@litchfieldps.org   Reading helps develop your verbal abilities It improves focus and concentration Readers enjoy the arts and improve the world Literacy improves your imagination Books are great forms of entertainment Reading makes you interesting and attractive It reduces stress It makes you smarter Reading improves memory It helps you to discover and create yourself Inside this Issue 1 2 3 4 4 5 6 7 8 9 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 21 Reading Rocks Senior Spotlight Safe Driving Seminar Easter April Fools! Titanic Remembrance Day March School Board Minutes Superintendent’s Report Principal’s Report General Fund Claims Summer School News Counselor’s Corner ACT Testing Information April Lunch Menu Box Tops Submission Form Library Letters MNAC All-Conference Basketball April Activities/Events Calendar Music News/Updates Early Years Preschool Newsletter Summer School Registration Reading may feel time-consuming but it’s worth it. When you read you tend to feel better about yourself and have a sense of accomplishment. Have you considered setting a certain amount of time (outside of school) to read every day? When you read you’re able to pause everything and go on different “adventures” and feel as if you’re in someone else’s shoes. What books will you try reading soon? 1