Community Readers Day at Connolly

Community Readers Day at Connolly

Special guest readers visited Connolly School students when the school hosted its Community Readers Day as part of its Pick a Reading Partner celebration.

New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine, Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello, Glen Cove Chief of Police William Whitton, Superintendent Dr. Maria Rianna, community members, senior citizens and district professionals read grade level-appropriate books to the students. The visitors also spoke to the children about their professional careers and how reading helped them to become successful.

Academic Intervention Services teacher Dora Ricciardi organized the Community Readers Day and expressed her gratitude to all of the volunteers who generously gave their time to benefit the school’s students.

In addition to reading daily during PARP, Connolly students will visit and read to students at Gribbin School.