(Lubbock, TX) Ramirez Elementary School believes in the joy of reading. Recently, the staff introduced Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine. This innovative machine cultivates a love for books among students. It makes literature an exciting and accessible part of their daily lives.
What Is Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine?
Erin Gregg, Executive Director of Communications, announced Ramirez Elementary as the first school in the district to welcoime Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine.
Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine builds students’ home libraries by providing free and equitable access to books. Students earn a gold token through academic achievements or good behavior. The token is used to vend a free book!
Deanna Moore, Library Media Specialist, helped bring this innovation to Ramirez Elementary. Awarded funds from a foundation, Moore’s creative thinking led her to the book vending machine. She appreciated that it provides students with a unique and engaging way to access new reading material.
How Ramirez Elementary Funded The Machine
Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine was made possible through a thoughtful allocation of funds. Deanna Moore, faced with the challenge of deciding how to best utilize the awarded money, saw an opportunity to invest in the literary development of students. The result? A captivating vending machine filled with a diverse array of books that promise to spark the imagination of every student at Ramirez Elementary.
Excitement Around Reading At Ramirez Elementary
The introduction of Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine has ignited a palpable excitement around reading within the student community. As students experienced the machine in action, their reactions spoke volumes.
One student enthusiastically shared their feelings.
“It was really cool seeing all the new books… and seeing it dispense…” Another student, after trying out the machine, expressed sheer excitement, exclaiming, “Oh my gosh, it’s brand new, we got to do it first, it was really cool.”
Bring One To Your School
Are you inspired by Ramirez Elementary School’s success? Wondering how you can bring Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine to your own school? The answer lies in exploring creative funding opportunities. Explore grants, sponsorships, and fundraisers on our website. What are you waiting for? It’s time to make reading an exciting journey for students.