Beavercreek staff devote weekend to literacy
In November, 25 Beavercreek City Schools teachers and staff attended the renowned 17th Annual Mazza Weekend Conference in Findlay, Ohio, to focus on literacy. The presenters, all award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators, talked about creativity, inspiration, and promoting reading in younger grades.
Speakers included Peter Sis, Ashley Bryan, Bagram Ibatoulline, Divya Srinivasan, Gianna Marino, and Jen Corace. The conference is sponsored by the Mazza Museum, the first and largest teaching museum in the world that specializes in original artwork from picture books.
Permanent Improvement Renewal Issue Passes
The district’s Five-Year Permanent Improvement Renewal Issue was approved by district voters. The passage of this issue provides a stable stream of funding for the maintenance of the district’s 1,200,000 square feet of facilities. The issue will provide approximately $780,000 annually for the school district.