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MJ Hayes, volunteer in the St. John's County Schools

Joan Whitson, Co-ordinator of ELC, Cheryl Freeman, RSVP Volunteer School Program with MJ at St. John’s Appreciation Luncheon,Spring 2016

 

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MJ Hayes working with children at Otis Mason Elementary School with Miss Shore

 

 

 

 

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Jumbo Jack runs after Teddy No Stuff, MJ’s new book

 

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Frankinsence with MJ reading to the children

 

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Mrs. Almonte, Miss Shore, Miss Birchfield, and Frankinsence

 

MJ Hayes having fun with Super Hero's at the school luncheon

Barbara Brenner, children’s book Author and MJ Hayes having fun with Super Hero’s at the school luncheon on March 30th, 2017

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MJ Hayes, a local resident, is a volunteer reader and part of the reading program facilitated by the Early Learning Coalition, in the St John’s County School District. She works at the Otis Mason Elementary School with Miss Burchfield and Mrs. Altomate. The volunteer readers are equivalent volunteers to local Pre-School classes.

 

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MJ begins her routine with the letter L- Look, Listen, Learn. The children are inspired when MJ speaks in her ‘’puppet’ voice and moves her face painted hand to the sounds and words they are learning.Harold Underdown and Eileen Robinson will be mentoring this workshop helping writers learn about self-editing.

 

If you would like to learn more about the reading pal program contact Joan Whitson at the Early Learning Coalition of North Florida. 904-342-2268 

 

 

Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire part of the Dr Seuss series at the Anastasia Baptist Academy March 2nd