National Literacy Day

National Literacy Day
Posted on 11/05/2018
Nation Literacy DayIn honor of National Family Literacy Day and National Author Day, Sharon Payton, author of An Hour Before Dawn and librarian at Krisle Elementary School, and Dustin Summers, author of The Ringtails of Goodnight Road and Executive Director of West Tennessee Physicians' Alliance, spoke to WHHHS seventh and eighth graders about the importance of literacy. They shared excerpts from their books before sharing more about their experience of becoming a published author. Additionally, the Middle School ELA teachers held a writing contest. Seventh grader Lily Bloodworth won a $50 gift certificate for her narrative "Works of Wonder." 
Ashley Ragon
8th grade ELA Teacher



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