GWHS library to host community book fair
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George West High School Library will host a special Spring Book Fair from Scholastic on Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. to help raise funds for E-reference collection, technology resources and student activities.

The book fair will feature a wide range of books for young and elementary children, young teens and adults, including mystery and adventure novels, fantasy trilogies, sports guides and the latest bestsellers from more than 150 publishers. Parents, children, teachers, and the community are invited to attend.

On Monday, March 7, from 6-9 p.m., the book fair will feature a special Family Night during the Texas Public School Week Open House. During this night you can have a chance to win one of two Wal-Mart gift cards in the amount of $25 each.

Student volunteers, dubbed the Crew, helped to plan the fair and will also help run it.

From creating special promotions and merchandising displays to managing inventory and assisting shoppers with their selections, Crew members learn real life skills while helping to make reading for pleasure a cool activity at their school.

“Our Student Crew is working very hard to put on a great book fair event – one that promotes literacy and reading, while at the same time raising money for much-needed school resources,” said Mrs. Donna Wagner, GWHS Librarian.

Activities for the week are as follows:

Monday, March 7 - Lollipop Tree Day – with a $5 purchase or more enter the drawing to win the lollipop tree. During Family Nigh you may enter for a chance to win one of two Wal-Mart gift cards in the amount of $25 each also with a purchase of $5 or more.

Tuesday, March 8, M&M Guessing Contest – Stop by the Fair, spend $5 or more and guess the number of mixed M&M candies in the very large jar to win this delicious prize.

Wednesday, March 9, Donut Day – Students at the high school may enjoy this yummy morning contest. With a $1 or more purchase you will receive a free donut while supplies last.

Thursday, March 10, Bucket of Popcorn – Spend $5 or more and enter to win the large popcorn bucket and six bags of microwavable popcorn.

Friday, March 11, Special events for GWHS students in grades 9-12 – Friday is wear your PJ bottoms day! With special permission from our awesome principal, students in grades 9-12 will be allowed to wear PJ bottoms to school all day!

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