Literacy Week

Illustrator sparks student creativity

Illustrator sparks student creativity

Children’s book illustrator Michael P. White said the greatest artistic advice he ever received was to take his eraser and throw it away. Monday he shared that lesson with the students of Holley Navarre Intermediate School as part of their Literacy Week celebration. Librarian Morgan Evans said they brought White in as part of this […]

Woodlawn Beach Middle goes crazy for Literacy Week

Woodlawn Beach Middle goes crazy for Literacy Week

Students, teachers and staff of Woodlawn Beach Middle School celebrated Florida’s Literacy Week by reading “From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler” by E.L. Konigsburg together as a school. Navarre Press partnered with local businesses to provide enough copies of the book to the school so every student could have one for the […]

Kazoo ramps up excitement about reading By Brian Lester

Kazoo ramps up excitement about reading  By Brian Lester

Cheers erupted when Kazoo strolled into the cafeteria at West Navarre Intermediate School Monday morning. The famed Pensacola Blue Wahoos mascot was in town to help kick off Literacy Week. Read the full article in the Jan. 31 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options – or sign up to receive a […]

Woodlawn Beach Middle School needs help for Literacy Week

Woodlawn Beach Middle School needs help for Literacy Week

Though Literacy Week is still months away, Woodlawn Beach Middle School has big plans to put books in the hands of all its students. To do that, the school is seeking community support. Literacy Week will run Jan. 28 – Feb.  1, 2019, and eighth-grade language arts teacher Christine Henry is leading the charge to make […]

Turning cell phones into learning tools

Turning cell phones into learning tools

Students of Holley Navarre Middle School could get a lesson in good character via their cell phones starting last week through a new program rolled out by teacher Jeff Strumeyer. Posters baring QR codes, machine-readable codes of black and white squares, lined the hallways enticing students to take a scan and get a Positive Behavior […]

School literacy event brings record-breaking crowd

School literacy event brings record-breaking crowd

Holley-Navarre Primary set out to promote literacy throughout the community by taking visitors around the world. Literacy night brought students and parents to ‘Candy Land around the World,’ complete with gingerbread men, frosted gum drops, lollipops and cupcake decorations. Read the full article in the Feb. 11 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe […]

‘Nerd Camp’ author emboldens future young writers

‘Nerd Camp’ author emboldens future young writers

Children’s author Elissa Brent Weissman captured the attention of students at Holley-Navarre Intermediate School Friday morning during three different assemblies in the cafeteria. Read the full article in the Feb. 4 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as little as $38 per year.

Kazoo steals the show at Holley-Navarre Intermediate

Kazoo steals the show at Holley-Navarre Intermediate

The moment Kazoo walked into the cafeteria at Holley-Navarre Intermediate School, the students went crazy, cheering loudly for the mascot of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Kazoo was in town for the team’s Grand Slam Reading Program assembly, kicking off Literacy Week in the process at the school. The Blue Wahoos started the program a year […]