On Wednesday, December 19th, every Smart student had the opportunity to “shop” for a brand new book to take home over winter break. Inspired by our students’ response to our One School, One Book initiative, teacher Michele Browne planted the idea. Soon, a group of teachers was furiously planning on a Friday night.
Thanks to the incredible generosity of friends, family, and even complete strangers, we collected 644 books in just 17 days! One donor wrote, “Reading is one of the most important skills for anyone and we are thrilled that such importance is placed on the skill at Smart.” Another donor said, “Books were always one of my favorite things to receive and I treasure the memories of reading those books with my mom.” It was a joy-filled experience we hope students carry with them. We are so grateful for our generous community. Read more