Get Troup Reading, Success by Six and TCSS join forces to infuse literacy into summer camps across Troup County!

By |2021-08-31T13:06:22-04:00August 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|

This year GTR implemented a new program to help stop the summer slide by infusing children's camps with literacy opportunities through their EXPAND Summer Literacy Program. Kim Myers, director of Get Troup Reading learned of a similar program the Read Charlotte Foundation sponsors in North Carolina. Myers thought parts of that program could be successful [...]

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Get Troup Reading Pivots to Support Students Learning Remotely During Pandemic

By |2021-01-06T12:29:38-05:00January 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

  When COVID-19 interrupted the rollout of Get Troup Reading’s new READ-LEARN-GROW literacy volunteer initiative, the Get Georgia Reading Campaign community’s Success in School Committee quickly pivoted to restructure the program to comply with COVID-19 guidelines while still providing students with crucial supplemental reading support. READ-LEARN-GROW was originally conceived as an in-person program for first [...]

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Support GTR with our new t-shirt!

By |2020-09-28T11:33:39-04:00September 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Please help  Get Troup Reading spread the word about our new website, gettroupreading.org, by buying the new Get Troup Reading T-shirt!  The shirt comes in a comfort color and is  100% cotton! Kids short sleeve shirts are $15.00 and long sleeve are $18.00.  Adult short sleeve shirts are $20.00 and long sleeve are $23.00.  Please [...]

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Get Troup Reading Welcomes New Director, Kim Myers

By |2020-09-28T10:31:47-04:00September 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Get Troup Reading is excited to announce the new director of the initiative! Kim Myers, who is a  lifelong resident of Troup County and recently retired after 30 years of teaching with most of her career spent as the media specialist at Hollis Hand Elementary will be the first director of the collaborative initiative.  “I [...]

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Troup County Reframes Summer Reading Efforts Amidst Pandemic

By |2020-09-18T11:51:28-04:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

In Troup County, students walked out of schools, preschools, and daycare centers on March 12, not expecting that it would lead to a time of extended physical distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellation of summer camps, vacations, outdoor activities, and other events took away opportunities for children to relax and recharge while school’s [...]

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Learning Through Creative Activities

By |2020-02-18T09:28:10-05:00September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Learning Through Creative Activities Who Is This Class For: 3 and 4 year-olds who are not yet enrolled in any formal schooling  What: A Free Program by Success by Six and the United Way of West Georgia When: Every Tuesday 10:00-11:30AM Where: 200 Main Street at the Bank of America Building (first floor) How Do [...]

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Four Easy Tips For Parents To Improve Literacy In Troup County

By |2020-02-18T09:14:41-05:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

All parents want their children to perform well in school but few think about how things outside of the classroom affect performance. Here are some tips to ensure your child's success in reading and in life. 1. Get Involved in your Child’s Education Become an expert on your child’s literacy and academics. Get their test [...]

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How Local Residents Can Improve Literacy In Troup County

By |2020-02-18T09:14:50-05:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How Local Residents Can Improve Literacy In Troup County Poor literacy rates affect everyone in the community and improving them will take community involvement. With many parents struggling to make ends meet, some simply do not have the time it takes to build reading skills at home. Each of us can use our skills and [...]

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