Tag Archives: reading

Why Jenna likes to Read

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 19th, 2015 25 Replies

There has been a lot of excitement at Amara’ school recently. The PTA received a $5000 grant from Lowe’s to help Santiago Scholars become Super Readers. They are planning a huge kickoff event for Read Across America over the first week of March. I am thrilled to be on this committee (more on that later). Read the Rest

Special Citizen of the Week

Grandma Kc wrote this on October 16th, 2011 16 Replies

Grampy and I have been going through withdrawals this week because we haven’t seen Amara in forever! Her Aunt was here visiting from Virginia last week and it was one of her other Grandpa’s birthdays. PLUS, I worked a lot of extra hours last week so I didn’t get to just “stop by” for any Read the Rest

Amara Logic

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 11th, 2011 13 Replies

Some of the silly little moments with Amara are the ones that are the most fun, the everyday things she says or does. We didn’t get to see her this weekend but I thought I would share a couple of funny Amaraisms that I have missed telling you about recently. I had read about a Read the Rest

Honor Roll Three-Peat

Grandma Kc wrote this on June 13th, 2011 4 Replies

Amara did it again! She not only made Principal’s Honor Roll for this trimester, she made Honor Roll all 3 trimesters! What a way to soar through first grade! We could not be prouder. And she could not have been more excited. When they called her name she flew to the podium — her hair Read the Rest

Amara Says the Darndest Things

Grandma Kc wrote this on April 16th, 2011 10 Replies

I’ve been going to get this posted for days now and Susan Adcox’s great post this morning entitled “Kids say the Darndest Things, Edition Three” finally got me motivated! This is just such an Amarism! Amara’s Mommy and I were talking the other day about some homework Amara had been doing and one of the Read the Rest

Little things are huge!

Grandma Kc wrote this on March 26th, 2011 10 Replies

Amara woke yesterday with a cough and slight fever. Add to it the fact it was pouring rain. So Jenna, Amara’s Mommy, made the wise choice to keep her home and to not contaminate all of the other students. She was also hoping this would help to nip the cold early and not have it Read the Rest