Hey there, bookworm buddies! Get ready to dive into a tale of awesomeness because guess what? Fredericksburg Elementary school teacher, Mr. Nathan Lorraine, is turning reading into a wild ride with… drumroll, please… Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine 📚🎉
Now, picture this: Mr. Lorraine is the reading maestro for fifth graders at Fredericksburg Elementary School. His master plan? To set young minds on a whirlwind of imagination by making them fall head over heels in love with reading.
Last autumn, Mr. Lorraine worked his bookish charms and applied for a grant from the FISD Education Foundation. And guess what? Bam! Grant granted! 🪄💰 That’s right, folks, he got the green light to bring his book vending dreams to life. And you could too. Check out our grant writing tutorial here!
Guess where Mr. Lorraine decided to put Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine? You got it – right smack dab in the heart of the school’s library. 📖🏫 The magic officially began on Friday, Aug. 18, with a ribbon-cutting bash that was definitely more exciting than a robot-unicorn parade!
PBIS – Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
But wait, there’s more! This enchanting machine works as a terrific PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) reward system. And how do you get these tokens? Students earn them of course, by challenging themselves to reach book reading goals, demonstrating good behavior, or maybe they’ll receive one as a birthday treat. 🌟📖 It’s like a quest to get the key to reading the coolest stories in the land!
And get this: after students have sailed through the pages of their chosen adventure, that book is all theirs to keep. Yep, you heard right! It’s like getting a souvenir from the magical world they just explored. 🎁✨
Special Thanks Goes To…
Oh, but the story doesn’t end there! The Fredericksburg Rotary Club and those awesome Scholastic Book Fairs in the library played superhero roles in making this reading wonderland real. And let’s not forget, the FISD Education Foundation swooped in with their dollars to make sure the vending machine’s shelves are stocked with story treasures. 🦸♂️📚
So, there you have it, daring book explorers! Thanks to Mr. Lorraine’s bookish dreams, a sprinkle of community magic, and some serious book fairy dust, Fredericksburg Elementary School just became THE place to embark on literary adventures.
Bookvending.com is proud to be a part of something greater than us. We believe social responsibility should be important for any company. We are proud of using our resources to strive towards our goal of literacy for all students.
If you believe this program could be beneficial to your school, please call or email us anytime, we would be more than happy to help. Together we can promote literacy for all!
Happy reading! 📚🌈📚