School wins library card competition
From Submitted Report December 11, 2012 12:28PM
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth-graders Anthony Devea and Kaylee Benson find a mouse bone in an owl pellet they dissected as part of a science lesson taught by Will County Forest Preserve Interpretive Specialist Angela Rafac, who visited the clas
Updated: January 13, 2013 6:14AM
For the sixth year in a row, B.J. Ward Elementary School was crowned the winners of Fountaindale Library’s Battle of the Library Cards.
Sponsored by Fountaindale’s Outreach program and the Friends of the Fountaindale Public Library, the annual competition allows Bolingbrook elementary schools to compete in a library card registration drive.
The three schools with the highest percentage of students with current library cards win paperback book collections for their school’s library media centers.
Ward averaged 90 percent participation, with 11 classes registering 100 percent.