Mrs. Penny Boyd’s 2nd grade class and Mrs. Jane Drusbacky’s 5th grade class from Immaculate Conception School were treated to a pizza party to by the Ida Rupp Public Library recently. The classes won the library’s Buckeye Book Contest by reading the most books nominated for this award.
The Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Award program is designed to encourage students in Ohio to read literature critically, to promote teacher and librarian involvement in young adult literature programs and to commend authors of such literature.
Mrs. Boyd’s class won in the Kindergarten to Grade 2 category and Mrs. Drusbacky’s class won in the Grade 3 to Grade 5 category. Mrs. Terrie Winke from the library joined the classes for pizza in the school cafeteria for the celebration. In addition, Mrs. Winke added to both teachers’ classroom libraries with a stack of new books for students to enjoy.