Ben-Gil Elementary School will be holding their second annual family literacy night on Thursday, September 26 from 6:00 to 7:30pm in the new Ben-Gil Gym inside the elementary school. The event is hosted to encourage parents and guardians to help their students read. Organizers suggest each students should read 20 minutes every evening.
This year’s theme is “Puppets & Pajama Palooza”. Organizers have invited students and their guests to wear pajamas and bring a blanket. The event will feature a puppet show by DePreist Puppets from Springfield, IL. The puppet show will cap off the evening where students and guardians will stretch out on the gym floor to watch the show.
The event was made possible through a Literacy Grant from the Illinois Reading Council. If you have any questions regarding the event, call the Ben-Gil Elementary School at 217-839-4828.
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