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Guest Readers Enliven Reading in Granby Classroom

Submitted by Tom Briggs

Mrs. Heather LaPlante, art teacher at Granby Elementary School, visited Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's second grade classes recently as a guest reader.  Mrs. LaPlante read the students Mike Thaler's The Art Teacher From The Black Lagoon.  The students then asked Mrs. LaPlante questions about her job teaching art, her family and interests.  Pictured here with Mrs. LaPlante are Granby Students (l to r):  Kaleb Loosen, Lauren Kingsley, Tiffany Sidmore and Brian Sullivan.
Mrs. Heather LaPlante, art teacher at Granby Elementary School, visited Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's second grade classes recently as a guest reader. Mrs. LaPlante read the students Mike Thaler's The Art Teacher From The Black Lagoon. The students then asked Mrs. LaPlante questions about her job teaching art, her family and interests. Pictured here with Mrs. LaPlante are Granby Students (l to r): Kaleb Loosen, Lauren Kingsley, Tiffany Sidmore and Brian Sullivan.
Granby Elementary's School Nurse, Miss Jayme LeVea, was a recent guest reader for students in Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's second grade classes. She visited the second grade classes to read Mike Thaler's The School Nurse From The Black Lagoon. Miss LeVea also discussed things students could do at school and at home to help keep them healthy and fight germs. Pictured with Miss LeVea are Granby Second Graders (l to r): Bruce MacMillan, Jadyn McDougall, Alyssia Raponi and Xavier Kinville.
Granby Elementary's School Nurse, Miss Jayme LeVea, was a recent guest reader for students in Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's second grade classes. She visited the second grade classes to read Mike Thaler's The School Nurse From The Black Lagoon. Miss LeVea also discussed things students could do at school and at home to help keep them healthy and fight germs. Pictured with Miss LeVea are Granby Second Graders (l to r): Bruce MacMillan, Jadyn McDougall, Alyssia Raponi and Xavier Kinville.
Mrs. Kathy McEwen, secretary at Granby Elementary School, was welcomed into Tom Briggs and Reenie Distin's classrooms recently as a guest reader. Mrs. McKeown read The School Secretary From The Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler to the second graders in Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's classes. Following the story, she answered student questions about her job as school secretary, her family and interests. Pictured here are (l to r): Jacob Chappell, Grace Sterling, Mrs. McEwen, Brayden Hartman and Noah St. Andrews.
Mrs. Kathy McEwen, secretary at Granby Elementary School, was welcomed into Tom Briggs and Reenie Distin's classrooms recently as a guest reader. Mrs. McKeown read The School Secretary From The Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler to the second graders in Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's classes. Following the story, she answered student questions about her job as school secretary, her family and interests. Pictured here are (l to r): Jacob Chappell, Grace Sterling, Mrs. McEwen, Brayden Hartman and Noah St. Andrews.
Just before Halloween Esmerelda the Witch visited Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's second grade classes at Granby Elementary School to serve as a guest reader. Esemerelda read two stories to the second graders, Cinderhazel by Deborah Nourse Lattimore and The Littlest Witch by Jeanne Masse; she also brought special Halloween Cookies to share with the students. After the Halloween season Esmerelda is better known as Diane Belanger, a real estate agent with Giancola Realty in Baldwinsville. Pictured here are (l to r): Aleesha Rinn, Mitchel Anderson, Esmerelda, Ethan Oakley and Chelsea Redman.
Just before Halloween Esmerelda the Witch visited Mr. Briggs and Mrs. Distin's second grade classes at Granby Elementary School to serve as a guest reader. Esemerelda read two stories to the second graders, Cinderhazel by Deborah Nourse Lattimore and The Littlest Witch by Jeanne Masse; she also brought special Halloween Cookies to share with the students. After the Halloween season Esmerelda is better known as Diane Belanger, a real estate agent with Giancola Realty in Baldwinsville. Pictured here are (l to r): Aleesha Rinn, Mitchel Anderson, Esmerelda, Ethan Oakley and Chelsea Redman.

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