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BCPS Celebrates El Dia de Los Niños Annual Celebration of Children, Families and Reading

Friday, April 22, 2016
 
WHO:
School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Students, Teachers, School Administrators, District Staff and Community Members

WHAT:
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) celebrates El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with special guests reading “Book Fiesta,” by author Pat Mora, to pre-k and kindergarten students             across the District.

Superintendent Runcie and Broward Hispanic Unity CEO Josie Bacallao are reading to students at Boulevard Heights Elementary School on Monday, April 25, 2016.

WHEN:  
Monday, April 25, 2016
8:30 a.m.  
    

WHERE:
Boulevard Heights Elementary School
7201 Johnson Street
Hollywood, Florida 33024

WHY:
El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros is a nationally recognized celebration emphasizing the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The event is organized by the BCPS Bilingual/ESOL Department and Early Learning/School Readiness Department, along with Broward Hispanic Unity, Broward County Libraries, Broward Children's Services Council and the Broward Early Learning Coalition.

For more information on book readings, including times and locations of guest readers, as well as additional El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros activities, contact:

Dr. Lori Canning, Director, Early Learning/School Readiness, 754-321-1953
Vicky Saldala, Director, Bilingual/ESOL Department, 754-321-259

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

 
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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS  
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE – Established 1915
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