Special to the Express
Sharon Smith of the PTO shared information about last week’s Scholastic Book Fair at Halifax Elementary School. “It was the largest book fair to date with net sales totaling over $15,000!” she said.
It is estimated that about 1,883 books sold, that is an average of two to three books per student.
The Book Fair is a great opportunity for the HES PTO to help the school increase their library collection.
The PTO purchased more than $1,300 worth of books for the library; a total of 154 new books to go into circulation at Halifax Elementary School. The PTO also purchased a book for each teacher to add to their classroom libraries.
Principal Kayne Beaudry reported in his weekly Friday Note that the top 5 “best-sellers” were: Girl in the Lake, Pokemon Legendary & Mythical, Itty Bitty Kitty Corn, My Otter Half, and Couch Potato.
There will be one more book fair this spring, and it is a “buy one get one free” event, dates to be determined. Information will be distributed via ParentSquare, the Express, and Library Specialist, Ms. Thibeault.