Ava Hertach, a first-grader at St. John school, writes a story during a weekly writing workshop at St. John Catholic School geared toward first-grade aspiring writers. The students write the stories, have them edited and then after having them typed on a computer and printed, they do their own illustrations.
Laminated "About the Author" posters of first-graders hang above their latest writing work in the hallway at St. John Catholic School.
A young writer rewrites her story after her first edition was edited. The St. John Catholic School student was participating in a weekly writing workshop geared toward first-grade aspiring writers.
The cover page of St. John Catholic School first-grader Aubrey Augustine's latest story, "Cherry Pie."
The cover page of St. John Catholic School first-grader Jenna Dernovish's latest story, "Super Author-Mr. Mach."
Jude Godfrey, a first-grader at Saint John Catholic School, works on a final draft of a story in a Monday afternoon writing workshop. Behind him, volunteer Tom Mach helps another student edit her writing.