New Albany Elementary School celebrated Literacy Day on Sept. 20. Students were able to bring blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals from home to create a comfortable place for reading. Students participated in the NAES Bullpup Read-A-Thon and were treated to a Bullpup Reading Pep Rally featuring New Albany High School cheerleaders. During the Read-A-Thon, more than 7,300 books were read school-wide. The class winners in each grade were: Kindergarten-Robertson; 1st Grade-Simmons; 2nd Grade-Reedy; 3rd Grade-Latham; 4th Grade-Campbell; and 5th Grade-Mattox.

Kindergarten students receive a visit from Clifford, The Big Red Dog.

Students in Neely Robertson’s class enjoy reading time outside.

First grade students in Angela Victory’s class listen to storytelling from “The Cat in the Hat.”

Second grader Carter Ladner enjoys some reading time during Literacy Day.

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