Wednesday, July 4, 2001

RECC offers summer reading program

River's Edge Community Church, in conjunction with the Mustard Seed Foundation, will offer a free summer reading program Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for students entering second through fifth grades.

A graduation picnic is scheduled for Saturday, July 21, at 5:30 p.m.. Program director is Ann Nunan, a former Fayette County Teacher of the Year and director of the Griffin-Spalding Science Center in Griffin..

The one-week program is called "Exploring Faith Through Reading and Science," and has been designed to enhance a student's reading ability regardless of his or her academic level.

"Basic Christian principles will be presented as students in small groups participate in guided reading practice of grade-level selections," Nunan said. "Students also will participate in exciting activities including the physics of constructing and launching carbon dioxide rockets and the chemistry of tie-dyeing T-shirts, as well as a concern for the life sciences."

Enrollment is limited, Registration forms may be obtained by calling the church, 770-719-0303.

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