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MCMS: Getting Books in the Hands of Students

Because of the success with the fall book fair, MCMS was eligible to host a Buy-One-Get-One-Free (BOGO) sale. Although the school receives no profit from this sale, we choose to offer this sale to students, faculty, and the community as a means of putting more books in the hands of students. Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. Of all the skills children learn, it is the one you can influence the most. Giving kids access to good books and the opportunity to choose books will motivate them to read more. Like most acquired skills, the more kids practice reading, the better they’ll get. Parents, please have your child(ren) read through the summer. Students who do not continue reading could lose up to three months off their reading levels at the start of the next school year. Students are tested at the beginning of each year to determine their reading Lexile score.