Mena First UMC’s “Book Buffet” provides third-graders with books

Mena First United Methodist Church recently sponsored a “Book Buffet” for the entire third-grade class of Holly Harshman Elementary School. Over 190 age-level books were purchased and donated by the congregation in response to third-grade literacy. Third-grade reading levels offer an important indicator of students’ academic trajectories and an opportunity for intervention with at-risk children […]