English Festival



                                                               ENGLISH FESTIVAL

The English Festival is held annually by the Western Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English .  This event is for students in grades 4-12 and was organized in an effort to promote quality reading among our students.  Interested students are required to read books from a predetermined list.  All students who participate in the festival are organized into teams of four or five in order to participate in various activities. 

This year's English Festival for grades 4-6 is May 10, 2019 at Seton-LaSalle High School.

Students are required to read all of the books.  The students will hear a presentation from the featured author, .  They will compete in various activities throughout the day.  These activities are based on their knowledge of the books.  Please visit http://wpcteng.wixsite.com for more information on the selected books for this year and activities.


2018-20189 BOOKS 

*The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza - Jack Gantos (featured author)

*The Great Gilly Hopkins - Katherine Patterson

*Ms. Bixby's Last Day - Anderson

*Diary of a Mad Brownie - Bruce Colville

Registration is $50 per team, which is $10 per student.  The PTG and the Library order a set of books for students to share.  

Books may be purchased for $30 per set, or $9 for individual books.

Registration and book order forms will be sent home with your student.