Summer reading wraps up this week

The Summer Reading Program at the Beverly Public Library ends this week and reading sheets are due by Saturday, July 13 for all programs.

Baby Book Worms Lap Time for children up to age 2 meets Monday, July 8, at 6:30 p.m. or Tuesday, July 9, at 11:00 a.m. Their final topic is ‘Aliens’.

Children ages 2-6 meet July 9 at 6:30 p.m. or Wednesday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. for the final session of the “Read-to-Me Club”. Their topic is also “Aliens.”

School-age readers ages 6-11 have one more week of Space Activities. Thursday, July 11, kiddos can ‘make and take’ bottle rockets. Also on Wednesday is the family Movie Matinee at 1 p.m. with snacks and a movie.

The teen and adult reading challenge has 10 total hours of reading for teens and 20 hours for adults due. Be sure to have the hours turned in by Saturday. To end the Summer Reading Program, the library is sponsoring an all-day Movie Marathon on Saturday. Contact the library for more information about movie titles.

Treat bags and Pool Party passes for all readers who qualify will be available at the library from July 17 – 25.



American Legion Riders Post 389 in Beverly is holding a Harley Davidson FLHCS Heritage Softtail 114 raffle. Tickets are $20 each and are available from any member of the Legion Post 389. Other prizes include a second prize of $1000, 3rd prize of $500 and three (3) $200 winners. Winners must be present to with the $200 prizes. A cash prize of $14,000 is available for the first prize winner should they not want the Harley. Winner of the motorcycle is responsible for all taxes, fee, etc. and will be responsible for picking it up at Athens Harley Davidson in Athens.

The drawing will be held September 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion in Beverly during the ALA Sixteenth Annual Poker Run and Chili Cook-off .



Beverly-Center Elementary School honored these Fifth Graders at the end of the 2018-2019 school year:

Earning ‘Student of the Month’ honors during the year: September — Conner Dyar and Emily Wright; October — Mary Kesselring and Peyton Offenberger; November — Faith Duskey and Brandon Garvin; December — Bowen Elliot and Calvin Gonzalez; January — Wyatt Duskey and Macy Moore; February — Karissa Hale and Kate Schultheis; March — Dayne Miller and Reiley Miller; April — Tyce Beardsley and Lucas Kirkpatrick; and May — Julia Harper and Natalie Wakefield.

Fifth graders earning attendance awards were Calvin Gonzalez and Caiden McCurdy, perfect attendance, and John Berrill, Reiley Miller, Keavanna Owens, Kate Schultheis, and Jailynn Smith , near-perfect attendance, missing 2 days or less.

Greatest Gains in iReady Reading were presented to Bowen Elliott, Brody Garvin, Julia Harper, Mary Kesselring, and Jailynn Smith. “Right at the Top” in iReady Reading were Chatum Courson, Julia Harper, Mary Kesselring, Lucas Kirkpatrick, and Natalie Wakefield.

Greatest Gains in iReady Math were earned by Cain Campbell, Kay Gilcrist, Mary Kesselring, Cheyenne Smith, and Annberlee Weckbacher. “Right at the Top” in iReady Math were Chatum Courson, Julia Harper, Lucas Kirkpatick, Caiden McCurdy, and Reiley Miller.

Earning all A’s during the fourth nine weeks were Caiden McCurdy, Reiley Miller, and Natalie Wakefield. Earning All A’s and B’s for the fourth nine weeks were Tyce Berdsley, Cain Campbell, Chatum Courson, Selise Curry, Faith Duskey, Wyatt Duskey, Charlotte Gage, Kay Gilcrist, Calvin Gonzalez, Karissa Hale, Jackson McCurdy, Julia Harper, Mary Kesselring, Lucas Kirkpatrick, Macy Moore, Peyton Offenberger, Cheyenne Smith, and Cambria Starkey.

Fifth Graders honored for earning All A’s or All A’s and B’s for all 4 nine weeks grading periods were Cain Campbell, Chatum Courson, Selise Curry, Faith Duskey, Wyatt Duskey, Calvin Gonzalez, Jackson McCurdy, Julia Harper, Mary Kesselring, Lucas Kirkpatrick, Caiden McCurdy, Reiley Miller, Macy Moore, Cheyenne Smith, Cambria Starkey, and Natalie Wakefield.