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BARKS ‘N’ BOOKS Canines, crafts, costumed characters all make reading fun at DES program

PHOTOS BY KATIE GOOD | Katie Good Photography


Students, family members, local author Lisa Amstutz, therapy dogs, Dalton Branch Director Teresa Jager and others enjoyed a superhero theme for Dalton Elementary School’s Family Literacy Night March 7.

DGKN staff report

DALTON  Family Literacy Night returned to Dalton Elementary School March 7 with a superhero theme. A local author, some caring canines and Batman and Spiderman were part of 10 stations set up at the school for a night of fun and to promote literacy. Nearly 350 people attended the event not including staff members, organizers and special guests.

The event welcomed 146 Dalton Elementary students and 202 of their parents and siblings, thanks to information provided by Kara Good, literacy coach at Dalton Local Schools.

“We were thrilled with the turnout at Family Literacy Night,” Good wrote in an email.

Ten stations were set up all with something unique to offer students and their families.

Read the complete story in the March 13 edition.


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