Second time is the charm for Conrad Elementary School

Persistence and a love of books has paid off for the entire school community at Conrad elementary, as the east side school is about to benefit from three large grants to help increase literature programs at the school.

Conrad was advised of their successful bid, by Heather Resiman the CEO of Indigo and one of key organizers of the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, who had encouraged the school to try again this year after an unsuccessful attempt a year ago.

As only one of two schools in the province to be successful in the nation wide competition, Conrad will receive 51,000 dollars over three years to help promote and develop literacy programs at the school…

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