Family Reading Night held

NORTH COLLINS – The North Collins Elementary PTA sponsored a Family Reading night recently in the school’s cafetorium. Approximately 24 children enjoyed reading activities presented by reading teachers Mrs. Ferry and Mrs. Welker, along with librarian, Mrs. Luther.

Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel, “I know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly,” Mortimer by Robert Munch, Smelly Locker by Alan Katz and A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon, were some of the books used for the evening’s activities.

Jack Niefergold won the door prize of a North Collins polo shirt donated by the North Collins Varsity Club. Along with a snack provided by the PTA, all students were given a book and bookmark for attending the event.

The evening ended with a visit to the Scholastic Book Fair, held in the School’s Library. This event was made possible through the electronic recycling program. Turn in your electronic recycling items by April 27 to help us win the recycling rumble.

The PTA is collecting all inkjets, cell phones, laptops, laser cartridges, Ipads, Ipods, E-readers, Tablets, hand-held gaming devices, hand-held calculators, MP3 players.

Drop off locations are the North Collins Elementary and High School Foyers, Piz-A-Italia, North Collins Library, North Collins Senior Center and Musacchio & Pyle in Gowanda.