David Thompson School

Calgary , Alberta 301 / 525 Books Given

Principal Rolf Haensel Literacy is the cornerstone of learning. When reading is encouraged, it can develop a life-long love of learning. At David Thompson, we want to find that special book that ignites a LOVE OF READING for each student. We have a diverse student population that includes families within the community, French immersion students and families who are brand new to Canada. We want our collection to include books that engage each and every one of those students.

Favourite books anything by Raina Telgemeier
National Geographic's "Weird but True" series
"Tintin" and "Asterix"
"Geronimo / Thea Stilton" series
"Amulet" series
... these series are enjoyed in English and French

525 Children
Children: 525
Avg. age of books: 10-20 yrs
$0.00 Budget/Child
Budget/Child: $0.00

Recent Updates

LAST WEEKEND ...

David Thompson School October 05, 2018

We are moving into the final weekend of fund-raising for this year's Adopt-a-School program.  So far, we've raised funds for 233 books for the school library.  There are still 15 FREE books available to earn through the "tell a story" option.  Please consider including a short stor...

17 FREE books still available ...

David Thompson School September 29, 2018

The "tell a story" option in Adopt-a-School is a way to earn FREE books for our school.  All you need to do is provide a very short story, only 3-4 sentences, of why reading is important to you.  Chapters already gives you five prompts to start your story.  Once you've entered a st...

Results from First Weekend

David Thompson School September 18, 2018

Good morning, we've had a great first weekend in the 2018 Adopt-a-School program.  We have already earned 67 books for the library.  We are well on our way to putting a new book in the hands of each student.  As well, our librarian, Kathy Fitzowich, posted a story.  ...

2018 Adopt-a-School has started ...

David Thompson School September 15, 2018

Good morning, Once again, David Thompson School is taking part in the Adopt-a-School program.  It is an on-line collaboration with Chapters/Indigo.  You are receiving this email because of your previous participation in the program.  If you no longer wish to receive these updates,...

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