Colo-NESCO Schools will hold a Family Literacy and Math Night at Colo-NESCO Elementary School in Zearing on Thursday evening, Nov. 15, from 5-6:30.


Alicia Smith, a local children’s book author, will work with all students during the day and be available to autograph and sell copies of her book in the evening.


Some other activities will include reading and math games that parents can play with their children, an information session for parents regarding how they can help their student in reading, and a book giveaway.


Iowa Public Television will also provide a session on how its programming can help children improve their literacy skills. In addition, the local public libraries, Raising Readers and other information tables will be available to distribute materials to families.


Supper will also be available. All members of the Colo-NESCO School District are invited.