200 students, parents attend ‘Bedtime at Bonner'

  • Thursday, December 12, 2013

Bonner Elementary School held Bedtime at Bonner Title 1 Parent Literacy night on Dec. 5 for parents and students K-4 to second grade.

Around 200 students and families came dressed out in their PJs! Parents traveled to different learning stations to play reading and math games that students can do at home. The event featured parent information sessions on the Common Core State Standards, Technology Apps to support learning at home, organization and homework tips.

Students decorated cookies and all students got to take home an exciting non-fiction text, Parents took home several materials as well, such as the “Parents Guide to the Common Core Standards” bookmarks to help support your child in reading informational text at home and a Common Core Standard Math Kit.

The purpose of these events is to help parents see ways that they can support their children at home and also to help get parents involved an see what their kids are learning at school. About 30 teachers and other staff members were there to run the event.

Cookbook Sale

Victory Baptist Church has cookbooks for sale at $10 each. These are Victory’s 5th Sunday dinner favorites. Please stop by the church office Monday- Friday between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to pick up your cookbook.


Happy Birthday to my sister Barbara David (Dec. 9) and to my great grandson Trenton Craven (Dec. 6).

Prayer List

Continue to pray for Virginia Kirkland, Thelma Shurlknight, Eric Shurlknight, Louise Litchfield, David Brown, Jackie Caddell, Johnny Caddell, Ted Caddell, DP Caddell, Mitzie Caddell, Ruth Cumbee, Kitty Ciumbee, Yvonne Cumbee, Justin Knight, Marion and Juanita Mills, Roy and Marlene Farmer, Bryon and Jenelle Watts, Sarah Jackson, Viola Murphy, Matthew O’Quinn, Barbara Alexander, Carol Wagner, Madison Litchfield, Debbie Fail, Barry Swall, Diane Gaskins, Diane Litchfield, Gloria Connor, Mike Mitchum, Willis Wiggins, Willie Cox, Cassidy Cox, Shelvy Jean Wilson, Shirley Perry, Wilma Morris, Del Rose Pye, Betty Delk, Jeff Davis, Phillip Dennis, Arlene Giggleman, Allen Mills, Cheryl Rivera, Kelly Umphlett, Regie Dunston, Marilyn Tucker, Gennie Vincent, Frankie Garrett, Geraldine Garrett, Liz Barlow, Marie Barlow, Leah Mitchum, Troy Smallwood, Kitty Cumbee, Ruth Cumbee, Yvonne Cumbee, Brandon Thames, Sam and Yvonne Hood, Ricky Hood, Rouse Thomas, Kyle Thomas, Brenda Law, Patricia West, Marie Barlow, Liz Barlow, Bo Langley, Steven Langley, Dexter Floyd, and our firefighters, first responders, military, community and country.

If anyone has news to share give me a call at 565-3125 or e-mail me janettehood@aol.com. I need news by Wednesday for the next week’s column.


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