Gilkey Elementary cuts the ribbon on Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine

Ladies and gentlemen, hold onto your bookshelves because the Gilkey Geckos just got a whole lot cooler! If you thought geckos were already fascinating, wait till you hear about their newest addition: Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine! 🦎📚 Yes, you read that right! The Geckos unveiled this literary marvel with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It had everyone buzzing with anticipation.

Meet Rhianna and Avery: The Lucky Bookworms

Imagine being the first to dive into a treasure trove of books. Well, Rhianna, our 5th-grade superstar, and Avery, the 3rd-grade dynamo, didn’t have to imagine. They were handpicked for the honor of being the very first students to choose a book from Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine. Talk about a storybook moment! 🌟

Coins for Knowledge: How it Works

Now, you might be wondering, how do the Gilkey Geckos decide who gets to pick a book from this magical vending wonderland? It’s simple: through learning, positive behavior, and hard work, students earn “coins.” These special coins unlock a world of literary adventure. Whether you’re in kindergarten or ruling the 5th grade, there’s a book for you in the vending machine. It’s like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, but with books instead of candy (sorry, Willy).

Local Heroes Who Made It Happen

Let’s give a standing ovation to the local superheroes who made this dream a reality. Without the support of these incredible businesses, we wouldn’t have the Gilkey Geckos Book Vending Machine today. So, hats off to Ransom District Library, Parker, HyTech, TruVista, Bennett Family Agency, Cornell Associates & Realtors, and the amazing Amy Hamilton from Jaqua Realtors. They’re the real MVPs of this bookish adventure!

The Geckos Are Jumping for Joy!

The Gilkey Geckos are buzzing with excitement about their newest addition. It’s not just a vending machine; it’s a gateway to new worlds, epic adventures, and unforgettable characters. This shiny, book-filled wonder is sure to inspire a new generation of readers and explorers.

So, whether you’re a Gecko or just an avid book lover passing through, make sure to check out Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine at Gilkey Elementary. Who knows, you might be the next lucky reader to have a magical bookish moment. 🌈📚

Could Your School Be Next?

In the end, teachers like Kenna Brandt make education magical. Thanks to Simmons Bank and the Simmons First Foundation, these dreams are coming true for Lamar Elementary students.! 📚🌟🌱! 📚🌟🌱

If this program can help your school, please contact us by phone or email. We would be delighted to assist you. Check out our website for more funding ideas and success stories. Together, we can champion literacy for all!

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