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One Author, One School Kicks Off

oneAuthorA new program launched in January at Kissel Hill Elementary school to get students excited about reading.

The “One Author, One School” program is designed for students to participate in activities throughout the year, which will lead up to a visit from Newberry Honor Award author Cynthia Lord.

Lord will visit in May and reveal to the students how she uses the writing process to write her novels. Continue reading

Thank You for an Extraordinary Day!

extragive_followupParticipants in the Extraordinary Give on November 20 made online donations totaling $14,350 for the Warwick Education Foundation.

These gifts empower youth and strengthen our community. They give teachers resources for innovative learning programs; they bring experts in residence to Warwick schools, and they provide computer technology, reading programs, and much, much more.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Extraordinary Give!

Lititz Alive Festival Showcases Reading for Kids & Teens

Author Ame Dyckman signs books for Shepherd and Basil Todd and their parents at the Lititz Alive Festival for Kids & Teens.  Dyckman is the award-winning author of Wolfie the Bunny (illustrated by Zachariah OHora), Boy + Bot and Tea Party Rules, and loves writing for children so she doesn’t have to grow up.

Author Ame Dyckman signs books for Shepherd and Basil Todd and their parents at the Lititz Alive Festival for Kids & Teens. Dyckman is the award-winning author of Wolfie the Bunny (illustrated by Zachariah OHora), Boy + Bot and Tea Party Rules, and loves writing for children so she doesn’t have to grow up.

Faces of more than 550 young people and their families lit up when they heard and met authors of their favorite books at the Lititz Alive Literature Festival for Kids & Teens.  The festival, presented by Warwick Education Foundation and Aaron’s Books, brought twelve nationally acclaimed authors to Lititz to inspire, laugh, and have fun with young readers, writers, and illustrators

New York best-selling author, Gordon Korman (3rd row, middle) shares a “thumbs up” moment with youth attending Lititz Alive Literature Festival for Kids & Teens.

New York best-selling author, Gordon Korman (3rd row, middle) shares a “thumbs up” moment with youth attending Lititz Alive Literature Festival for Kids & Teens.

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extragivehorizontalThis November 20 go the EXTRA mile with an Extraordinary gift for student education.  The Warwick Education Foundation is participating in the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s Largest Day of Giving. For 24-hours only, visit www.ExtraGive.org, and make a donation (min. $25) for WEF.  Your contribution will enrich the quality and depth of student learning above and beyond the regular school curriculum.

$25 can
Give a ninth grader at Warwick High School access to geometry software that makes her a better mathematician.

$100 can
help bring a renowned children’s author to Warwick schools to inspire elementary students to read and write.

$500 can
Give a 7th grader access to an iPad in her learning support classroom.

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