Calvary’s Lower School Students Excel in Reading

LS Students Excel

Our Lower School students have greatly exceeded expectations again with Accelerated Reader (AR). Each quarter, Calvary Day School’s Lower School honors students who have gone above and beyond the minimum requirements of AR by attaining “Double Your Points Club” (DYP) membership. To be eligible for membership on this AR Honor Roll, students must have earned a minimum of double their required AR points as well as averaged at least an 85% in reading comprehension on the AR tests taken during that marking period. A very difficult accomplishment!

Congratulations to the top reading class for the third quarter – Mrs. Cannady’s Can Do Bears, with 100% membership in DYP! They have now achieved 100% for two consecutive quarters and have proven that they “Can Do” reading really well! All students who earned DYP honors for the 3rd quarter will be invited to our Buy One, Get One Free Scholastic Bookfair (coming soon!) to receive a free book of their choice. Thanks to our parents and teachers for encouraging the students to read daily, and again, a special congratulations to our DYP members!

“Read daily, lead a better life.” Scholastic


Emily Brookshire
Alex Brower
Andrew Buhl
Sarah Buhl
Blake Burlison
Evan Claxton
Brianna Fowler
Sophia Holcomb
Matthew Johnson
Oskar Johnson-Liu
Ivan Lin
Ryan Lin
Mikey Offer
Laksh Patel
Landon Powers
Cayden Pringle
Isaiah Puente
Sarah Snipes
Harper Tillman
Emma Whitaker
Grace Zhong

1st Grade

Xavier Bakalo
Ewan Fisher
Brady Grant
Addison Griffin
Cameron Holland
Mady Jeffcoat
Jakayla Ladson
Alex Magana
Chase McBride
Claire Meyers
Cameron Mulvehill
Alexandra Pham
Grady Reed
Liam Scott
Haley Tabakian
Angelina Taber
TJ Vance
Abbey Zellner

2nd Grade

Mason Gaylord
Hayes Griffin
Eden Harris
Grace Holcomb
Dalton Kelley
Luke Larson
Caitlin Prado
Kinsey Prado
Riley Selders

3rd Grade

Emily Able
Smith Blosser
Matthew Buhl
Kyle Claxton
Brody Dawson
Tyler Halford
Kaylee Jeffcoat
Will Moody
Alexander Pham
State Shell
Claire Smith

4th Grade

Raymond-Jack Clark
Conner Edwards
Zeke Harris
Meifung Heanacho
Josiah Jordan
Alexandria Pham
Aiden Rachael
Maximillian Reynolds
Grace Zellner

5th Grade

Jaden Cook
Jackson Jones
Logan Lin
Ashby Rowland
Tori Selders
Angelina Stack
Lily Tran

Top Grade Readers

K – Ryan Lin
1st – Jakayla Ladson
2nd – Eden Harris
3rd – Tyler Halford
4th – Grace Zellner
5th – Logan Lin

Top Class

Mrs. Cannady – 100%

A little more about Tonja Brunn...

Tonja Brunn holds a B.S. degree in health and physical education from Armstrong State College, an M.Ed. in counselor education from Georgia Southern University, and an M.Ed. in administration and supervision from the University of Georgia. She attends Calvary Baptist Temple, and her favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11, “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” Brunn most enjoys her job because of the family atmosphere and the direct impact on students that she witnesses every day. She counts it a true joy to see the physical, academic, social, and spiritual growth of the students at Calvary Day School. Brunn enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising, enjoying the beach, and reading.

Comments are closed.