Southport families are invited to celebrate this year’s Literacy Week theme, Spreading Literacy, One View at a Time, with fun activities all week long.
We will begin on Monday with a door decorating contest for homerooms.
On Tuesday, students can dress up as their favorite character from literature. Sixth grade students have total creative control and can choose any book character they choose. Seventh grade students can choose one of the characters from “The Outsiders” to go along with the novel they are reading and eighth grade students may choose a character from the title “Diary of a Part-Time Indian”.
All clothing must be school appropriate and restrictions include:
* NO SHORTS ABOVE THE KNEE
* NO TIGHT-FITTING CLOTHING
* NO TIGHTS OR LEGGINGS
* NO SPANDEX
* NO INAPPROPRIATE GRAPHICS OR WORDING
* NO SHIRTS WITHOUT SLEEVES
* NO TANK TOPS
* NO SPAGHETTI STRAPS
* NO SEE-THROUGH CLOTHING
* NO TORN CLOTHING OR CLOTHING WITH HOLES
* NO OPEN-TOED SHOES OR SLIPPERS
CIGARETTES, GLASS AND ITEMS RESEMBLING WEAPONS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
ITEMS PROHIBITED BY THE CODE OF CONDUCT ARE NOT ALLOWED.
Also on Tuesday, students are encouraged to invite their family members to Literacy Night, where they can complete a Passport to Literacy and enjoy fun games in the Media Center, a groovy Scholastic Book Fair, and then make their way to the annual History Fair being held in the cafeteria. Pizza, cookies and punch will be served to attendees!
Wednesday students can come to school dress up in their grooviest 60s attire!
Thursday will wind up the week with judging and prizes to be awarded.
There will be no school on Friday!