Guess what, folks? East Lynn Elementary School just became the coolest place to be, and it’s all thanks to a fantastic addition: Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine! Yes, you read that right – books on demand!
The Magic of Books, Now in a Vending Machine at East Lynn Elementary
Thanks to the generous grant from the international superhero organization known as Save the Children, East Lynn Elementary is now the proud owner of a shiny new book vending machine. Just last week, they unboxed it and started filling it with literary treasures. It’s like a candy store, but better!
Tokens, Tokens, and More Tokens!
Now, this is where it gets even more exciting. Throughout the school year, the students will have a golden opportunity to earn tokens and use them to pick out books from this fantastic contraption. The school’s principal, Marsha Thompson, was over the moon with excitement.
She couldn’t help but gush, “We, the teachers and I, were testing it out (on Friday), and we are pumped because it is just so cool. It talks to you even, and it’s very cute. I think the kids are just going to love it.” It talks? How cool is that?
A Grand Ribbon Cutting and Book Grabbing Ceremony at East Lynn Elementary
The excitement doesn’t end there. East Lynn Elementary is planning a mini ribbon-cutting ceremony where a few lucky students will have the honor of getting the first books from the vending machine. Talk about a red carpet moment for these young readers!
Setting Goals and Earning Tokens
But here’s the twist to this fantastic story. To get those tokens, the students need to work a little magic of their own. They’ll have to set their own learning goals and achieve them. Principal Thompson wants them to take ownership and get excited about earning those books.
Sure, the teachers might lend a hand, but the real magic is in the students’ determination to reach their goals. And you know what? It’s all about inspiring them to be lifelong readers.
Birthday Tokens for Everyone!
And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, every student will receive a token for the machine on their birthday. That means no child will be left without a book by the end of the school year. It’s all about making up for lost time and ensuring every student gets their bookish dreams fulfilled.
East Lynn Elementary Is Creating Mini Home Libraries
Principal Thompson has big dreams for her students. She envisions that if they start in kindergarten, by the time they’re in fifth grade, they’ll have a splendid little home library, all thanks to this marvelous book vending machine. How cool is that?
Meet the Author and Get More Books
As if the book vending machine weren’t enough, East Lynn Elementary has another magical trick up its sleeve. They’re welcoming the talented children’s book author, Jillian Mathis Barr, to their parent-teacher conferences on November 8th. She’ll read to the students and even stock some of her own books in the vending machine.
So, make sure you swing by East Lynn Elementary for some bookish fun. Who knows, you might just get hooked on the magic of reading all over again!