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Thursday, October 24, 2013

volunteers for literacy needed

Ligonier Valley School District is currently accepting volunteers to contribute to its community read aloud program.
The year-round program, which takes place at R.K. Mellon and Laurel Valley elementary schools, allows members of the community to read to students and facilitate educational activities, literacy coach Amy Brown said. The purpose of the program is to help students foster a love of reading while improving literacy skills and reinforcing the importance of reading, Brown said.
To participate, volunteers are required to have an orientation meeting with Brown and obtain legal clearances. The cost of the clearances is reimbursed by the school after five hours of volunteering, Brown said.

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