40Medina and her daughters practice reading sight words together.
41“ Thanks to this program, my husband and I understand bill statements and different forms which we have to fill out. We do not need to ask someone to help us with responses.”Medina
42“ Thanks to the Family Literacy program , I started to read with more confidence books, newspaper and internet articles. Reading enabled me to learn about American people and culture. “Mrs. Bahra Kuljancic
43“For many years I longed to read to my children books written in English. It’s never too late to begin. My kids love when I read to them after dinner.”Bahra
44“ My son would rather read together than play with toys.” Mrs. Sabina Jukic
45“I do not have to tell my son to read “I do not have to tell my son to read. He loves to read and retell a story in his own words with lot of excitement. It is such a joy for me as a parent !”Sabina
46“Dad and my little sister enjoy my reading, too”. Adnan
47“I am no longer embarrassed to read to my son in English.” Mrs. Behka Ademovic
48“A good book and good food in my cozy home.”Emir
52“In the Osmanovic family we have so much fun reading together “In the Osmanovic family we have so much fun reading together. While he helps me with pronunciation, I help him with comprehension.”Mrs. Adisa Osmanovic
53“My daughter says that I have learned to write in English pretty well
54““When my daughter and I work on her homework together, my son joins us always. That is good because he is engaged in learning and he also sees how education is important in our family.”Adisa
55On June 9th, 2010, we celebrated our success in Family Literacy Program.
56With pride and laughter we shared our experiences and thoughts from this past year.
57Mrs. Betsy LeBorious reminded us of some memorable moments from the program.
58Mrs. MenesesMrs. J. KuljancicMs. Karen Meneses, ESL teacher, gave certificates and awards to the students.
70Mr. Boro Banjac thanked all who initiated, worked in, and supported the Family Literacy Program as well as the students for theircommitment and enthusiasm.
71Mr. Robert Travaglini believes that parents’ literacy in English has already significantly impacted the children’s education. This program improved not just the quality of family time, but unifiedour community.
72Ms. Lydia Tedone from CREC Council was sincerely impressed with the Family Literacy Program at Naylor School.