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JPS Celebrates Summer Reading with Book Parade and Block Party

May 20, 2022

 2022 JPS Summer Reading Book Parade and Block Party

JPS kicked off its summer reading initiatives with the 2022 Summer Reading Book Parade and Block Party on Saturday, May 14th at Forest Hill High School.

Bands marched as schools displayed their love for books on floats, boats, trucks, and cars during the parade. Hundreds of scholars and parents were treated to free books, fun activities, and refreshments. The purpose of the event is to motivate scholars to read during the summer months to avoid learning loss.

Congratulations to the following winners:

Elementary Parade

1st- The Day You Begin- Clausell, Key, Raines, Sykes, Wilkins

2nd- Wedgie & Gizmo- Casey

3rd- Daniel Finds a Poem- Obama

Secondary Parade

1st- Fast Food Nation- High School Division

2nd- Speak- Jim Hill

3rd- Poet X- Whitten

Block Party

1st Place- Murrah Feeder Pattern

2nd Place- Callaway Feeder Pattern

3rd Place- Lanier Feeder Pattern

Congratulations to all participants and winners.