These Beverly-Center Elementary kindergarten students in Heidi Fryman's class were recognized during recent kindergarten graduation ceremonies at the school:
Good Friend Award Joel Duskey and Wyatt Fulton; Most Improved Joey English and Matthew Tullius; Bright Idea Award Brandon Dye and Phinn Spindler; Miles of Smiles Award Deakin Offenberger and Emmory Webb; Most Creative Adam Cooper and Teya Ragalyi; Good Listener Sawyer Curry and Cara Smith; Most Helpful Tavis Cline and Hope Slaughter; Penmanship Award Emmitt Duskey and MaKenna Long; Never-Give-Up Award Graham Baker; Looking Ahead Award Elijah Slaughter; Top Quality Work Award Keegan Strode.
Reading Achievement Awards were presented to Graham Baker, Sawyer Curry, Emmitt Duskey, Joel Duskey, Brandon Dye, Wyatt Fulton, Makenna Long, Teya Ragalyi, Hope Slaughter, Elijah Slaughter, Cara Smith, Phinn Spindler, Keegan Strode, and Emmory Webb.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM WRAPPING UP
The Summer Reading program at the Beverly Public Library wraps up its summer this week. Monday's Family Night features food, crafts, movies, stories and games. Participating families will also be entered in a weekly drawing. The fun begins at 5:30. Tuesday's final speaker will be the Soil and Water Organization to speak about Nocturnal Animals. Meet in the conference room at 5 to learn about our nighttime friends.
Read-to-Me Story Time for children ages 2-6 finishes July 11 starting at 11 a.m. Please remember, an adult or caregiver must accompany children attending the Read-to-Me program and remain with them throughout the story time.
Thursday wraps up the Elementary Children's program with an event about camping. Children in grades 1-5 are eligible for the program beginning at 1.
Children in grades 6-12 are invited to "Wrap It Up" on Friday at 1 p.m.
All summer reading program participants are reminded to finish their reading sheets by July 14. Awards will be passed out at the library for the Read-to-Me and Elementary Children's program from July 18-26. Passes for the summer reading pool party will also be handed out during these times. Everyone receiving a pass is invited to the Summer Reading Pool Party July 26, from 7-9 p.m.
Adults are reminded of the Saturday Book Club. July's selection, "Next Thing on My List" will be discussed July 21. Lunch will be served with the club, which begins at noon.
Contact the library at 984-4060 for any questions about the library or its summer reading programs.
Sue Sampson is a longtime columnist for The Parkersburg News & Sentinel.