Literacy Week begins on Monday, January 28. (Natalie Bruno)
Literacy Week begins on Monday, January 28.

Natalie Bruno

NEHS Literacy Week

January 26, 2019

In two weeks, the National English Honor Society will be hosting its annual literacy week. The goal of literacy week is to promote literacy and excellent reading habits in the students of Florida. Reading and writing is fundamental to function in today’s society which is why countries from all over the world participate in literacy week in hopes to raise awareness. It takes place every year during the last week of January and each day is celebrated with a different activity. This year the Honor Society has put together dress up days for the whole week as well as lunch time activities for the students and faculty to participate in. Help spread awareness by getting involved and participating throughout the week!

Monday 1/28: Mad Hatter Monday – Dress up in crazy clothes

Lunch time activity – Students can write their favorite book quotes on a chalkboard

Tuesday 1/29: Harry Potter Tuesday;

9th grade – Hufflepuff (wear yellow)

10th grade – Slytherin (wear green)

11th grade – Ravenclaw (wear blue)

12th grade – Gryffindor (wear red)

Lunch time activity – “Have you seen the wizard?” picture booth

Wednesday 1/30: Word Scramble Wednesday – wear a letter and make words or wear a shirt with words on it

Lunch time activity – Make a word to get candy

Thursday 1/31: “Be a good sport and read” – wear your favorite jersey

Friday 2/1: “Read s’more” – camp wear

“My goal for literacy week this year is to promote literacy in a fun way where people will be interested and want to read. I feel that English education is important,” said NEHS President, Madison Morley.


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