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Webster County Highlander Reading Council

     The Webster County Highlander Reading Council held its Executive planning meeting on July 11, 2008 at the Holly River State Park.  Keeping with the theme Reading in the Mountains, we started with a hike on one of the  parks many mountainous trails which featured a cave with a waterfall and a vigorous uphill trek.  The scenery was breathtaking and relaxing.  The brainstorming efforts were beneficial to our planning.  After our hike, we enjoyed a picnic before getting down to the business of setting our agenda for the 2008-2009 school year.
      Thanks to this productive planning meeting, the Webster County Highlander Reading Council is anxiously awaiting the start of the school.  Our agenda is set.  The 2008-2009 membership brochure is ready for distribution.  We have scheduled three video-conference meetings.  Family Literacy Night has been scheduled for November. The story book character costume Curious George has been reserved for March.  We are anxiously awaiting the kickoff of the Camel Book Drive which will donate books to a mobile library in Kenya.  Finally, parent information packets were already distributed at a county wide Back to School Bash on July 29. 
     We hope everyone in the WVRA family is having a wonderful summer and wish you a successful year. 

Submitted by:  Kathy Chapman, President

Mason County News

February News

Elaine Hussell,president of Mason County Reading Council, attended the Mason County Board of

Education meeting to discuss the awards that the council received at the WVRA conference.

March News

Mason County Reading Council presented Nevaeha Debrossard with a basket of books on March 2nd.

She was the first baby born at Pleasant Valley Hospital on Dr. Seuss's birthday.

Luke Wilson (left) and Kyle Martin (right) look through the newspapers for articles about Roosevelt students.  Their second grade class received a  Newspapers in Education grant from the West Virginia Reading Association.



Local Council Anniversaries

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Honor Councils

Brooke County

Cabell County

Fayette County

Harrison County

Jefferson County

Kanawha County

Marion County

Marshall County

Mason County

Preston County

Roane County

Webster County

Wood County

IRA Membership Honor Roll

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