Reading to the Presidents

by Judy Ness

“Are you learning to read in kindergarten?” I asked my five-year-old granddaughter.

“Yes, Grandma,” she replied. “And, sometimes we get to read to the presidents.”

“You read to the presidents?” I asked, obviously puzzled by this comment.

“Yes, you know—the presidents that live in the building next to our school!”

One of the unique features of Genesis Classical Academy is the school’s location on the campus of Heartland Senior Living: Parker Oaks, an assisted living facility. This location provides many opportunities for the students to interact with the senior citizens (the “presidents” – also known as residents) who live in the assisted living facility.

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