Catherine, a second-grader from Greenport and one of our Read a Recipe writers, has this to say about her tree: (See her illustration)
A new program for a new school year began this week at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, West 143rd St. The children were enthusiastic and engaged the entire time. They conversed, they wrote, and they enjoyed the autumn apples as well as the organic apple pudding cake. Who could complain?
The children from Orient/Greenport Read a Recipe for Literacy came to the city on Saturday for a fantastic session with our equally fantastic partners: Teachers College, Columbia University and Columbia Secondary School. All you have to do is look at the photos to see how it was. Big–and I mean big–thanks to Pam
The students enjoyed a visit from Mrs. Wissemann. She is the principal at Oysterponds Elementary School in Orient, where some of the students in the RRL Greenport program attend. The session started with Mrs. Wissemann prompting the students to join her, using non-verbal communication. There were some laughs and moments of silence until all the
We’re about to embark on a new program on 143rd Street in New York. October 17th is the start date for RRL at Our Lady of Lourdes School. We’re ready to fly!
This week the Read a Recipe children wrote in their journals about the future and what they’ll do when they grow up. Abby wants to be an artist and her friend wants to be an engineer; another friend wants to be a CEO and make a new world. Way to go, dreamers!