Reading Across America

West Columbia schools celebrate literature during “Read Across America” week

This is National Read Across America Day week. It’s a time to celebrate literature, and the schools of West Columbia make sure to do that. “Reading is the most fundamental skill that teachers help impart to their students,” said Anna Unversaw, principal of Northside Middle School in West Columbia. “At Northside, our students celebrate a […]


West Columbia schools promote reading during National Literacy Month

March is National Literacy Month and Wednesday was Read Across America Day. With the focus on reading, West Columbia schools are implementing programs to promote literacy in an effort to make reading more fun and rewarding. “We’re having brackets, like the March Madness college basketball tournament,” said Shelly Breedlove, media specialist at Northside Middle School. […]