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Myrtle Grove Middle School to Hold a Celebrity Read for Teen Read Week

Myrtle Grove Middle School will host a Celebrity Reads Day in honor of Teen Read Week. Teen Read Week is a national literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, parents, librarians, educators, booksellers and other concerned adults to engage teens in reading. Local celebrities have been invited to join students for 30-minute increments throughout the day to model reading for students in the lobby.

WHO: Read for the fun of it, teen read week,
Confirmed guests include Mayor Bill Saffo, WECT Anchor Kim Ratcliff, WMNX DJ Bigg B, Soccer Star Kim Crabbe, Rev. Dr. Clifford Barnett, and NHCS Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley. Other local athletes and principals from the elementary schools that serve Myrtle Grove Middle School will also be present.

Thursday, October 26, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m., and continuing throughout the day.

Myrtle Grove Middle School
901 Piner Road
Wilmington, NC 28409

For more information, contact Principal Cyndy Bliss at 910-350-2100.

Posted: 10/17/17