Let’s Go to School!

Vita held “Power of Moms” year-end celebrations at its two Family Literacy class locations in Bristol Township and Centennial school districts. The “Power of Moms” theme is in recognition of the research findings that “a mother’s literacy level is the greatest predictor of a child’s success in school.” Each program included speeches by students, the presentation of attendance and achievement certificates, and an “around the world feast” prepared by the students. Projects and artwork made by students and their families were on display. One of the student speakers, who has two young children who attend the program with her, said, “I want to thank each person that makes Vita Family Literacy possible. It is a big challenge learning English, but not impossible. My children are learning so much. Everyday my daughter gets up and says, ’Wake up everybody. Let’s go to school!’”