School Notes

August 5, 2013 

Literacy summit

Wake Education Partnership is hosting literacy summits on preschool literacy in August and September. The sessions will offer practical advice on how simple games, play and even everyday conversations can improve preschool literacy skills and help create success in kindergarten. The Saturday sessions begin with a free breakfast and include free children’s books, drawings for gift cards and free day care service. Breakout sessions will cover topics in detail. All sessions run from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the following locations:

•  Aug. 10, Wakelon Elementary, 821 Pippin Road, Zebulon;

•  Aug. 24, Forestville Road Elementary, 100 Lawson Ridge Road, Knightdale;

•  Sept. 7, Rolesville Elementary, 307 S. Main St., Rolesville;

•  Sept. 21, Carver Elementary, 291 Liles Dean Road, Wendell.

Spanish translators will be available during the summit for each session. For more information or to register, call Tracey Greggs at 919-821-7609.

The summits are organized by Wake Education Partnership and supported by PNC Bank’s Grow Up Great Initiative. Presenting members at the summits are part of the Wake County Public School System’s WAKE Up and Read campaign.

Eastern Wake News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service