Read Across America 

March 1st - 5th is Read Across America week. 


Teachers will be reading via Zoom at the times below. 


So far the books that have been read include: 

"Zen Shorts", "Sam, The Most Scaredy-cat Kid In The Whole World", "After The Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again", "Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon", "Emmanuel's Dream", "We're All Wonders", "Jabari Jumps", "The Thing Lou Couldn't Do", "No Swimming For Nelly", "The Invisible Boy", "Thank you Mr Falker", "Building Our House", "Boxitects", "Can I Play Too?", "Don't Let The Pigeon Stay Up!", and "The Day The Crayons Quit".

Can you guess who will be reading? 


6:45pm-7pm: Mystery Reader 1 Mystery Reader 1 was a wonderful ASB Student!

7pm-7:30pm: Mystery Reader 2 clues - I helped open Beacon Park school, I am a mom, I love to teach students how to read and write, my favorite author is Mo Willems. Mystery Reader 2 was Mrs. Henderson!

7:30pm-8pm: Mystery Reader 3 clues - I grew up in Irvine and Mr. Curley was my 7th grade science teacher, the beach is one of my favorite places, I love tacos, Dr. Pepper, and spending time with my 3 kids! Mystery Reader 3 was Mrs. Mabe! 


6:30pm-6:45pm: Mystery Reader 1 Mystery Reader 1 was a wonderful ASB Student!

6:45pm-7:15pm: Mystery Reader 2 - Golden hair, love Star Wars and Mandalorian, I love scuba diving, taught TK, K, 1st, and 2nd. Mystery Reader 2 was Mrs. Szurmant!

7:15pm-7:45pm: Mystery Reader 3 clues - I love all things Harry Potter, I could eat spaghetti and meatballs every day, I love picture books, I grew up in a desert city right next to where Mr. Curley grew up! Mystery Reader 3 was Ms. Mak! 


7:00pm-7:30pm: Mystery Reader 1 clues - I drink hot tea with milk every day, favorite football team is the Dallas Cowboys, has a dog named Dak (named after the Cowboys quarterback, has a child in college. Mystery Reader 1 was Mrs. Waterman!


7:30pm-7:45pm: Mystery Reader 2 clues - I love the beach, I have only taught upper grade elementary at Beacon Park, I have two children a boy and a girl, I love to travel and have been to 14 different countries. Mystery Reader 2 was Mrs. Mullen!


6:15pm-6:30pm: Mystery Reader 1

6:30pm-7:00pm: Mystery Reader 2 clues - I love to draw and create! I have read the whole Harry Potter series multiple times. My favorite place is the beach. 


Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 823 7460 3178
Password: BPreads123
6:30pm-7:00pm: Middle School Counselor Jessica Hebl will read a story along with some ASB students.

Special Events     

There will be a Storywalk setup at school starting Friday, 3/5 and running through Sunday, 3/7. The Storywalk will start near the office. Please follow all COVID19 social distance protocols and always wear a mask.


Orange County Soccer Club has provided us with free bookmarks to hand out to students. Have your child read 4 books, then you can go online to receive free tickets to an OCSC game at the Great Park Stadium. Bookmarks will be coming home with students on Monday or Tuesday next week. IVA students can collect them (1 per student) from the office.

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