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Many, Many Thanks

By Children Rising
June 22nd,2012

Maxwell Park Elementary is closing this year, all the grades (from Kindergarten through Fifth) wrote their thanks to Ms. Flom, their beloved librarian.
Kim Flom has been a Children Rising volunteer for many years, and we are so thankful for her hard work. If it hadn’t been for her, Maxwell Park’s library would be shuttered with no one to help students check out books, keep the books organized, and check books in. In addition to these administrative duties, Kim read to classes, recommended books, piqued kids’ interest in reading, and much, much more.
We cannot express our thanks as appropriately as the students that she has served, though, so we’ve included a small sampling of the kids’ expressions of gratitude.

 

 

 

 

Celebration!

By Children Rising
June 14th,2012

Newsflash: The school year is ending tomorrow, and students throughout Oakland celebrate their accomplishments with their literacy tutors!
Here are some pictures from the joyful closing ceremonies that reading students had before they launch into their summer vacation: