Burbank Elementary School bookmobile visits students in their neighborhoods
The principal and staff at Burbank Elementary School spent Thursday, July 13, visiting Burbank students in their neighborhoods. The staff loaded up a school bus and visited students at scheduled stops from 5-8 p.m.
Ashley Ide, principal at the school, said they circulated over 160 books to 39 students and additionally gave away approximately 100 books for students and families to keep.
“Every child, every day, whatever it takes. It’s more than a motto . . . it’s a way of life,” said Ide. “It is important for students to continue to read throughout the summer.”
Ide stated that it took the collaboration and time of many staff members to make the bookmobile happen. They will hit the road again in August to distribute more books.
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