Literacy program unites students
By Ezra Silk
January 17, 2014
WINDHAM - Teen Trendsetters, a Barbara Bush Foundation program, is in its second year at Windham Primary School. At 8:30 a.m. on a recent Thursday, Ariana Ray, 6, and Jordan Torelli, 16, sit side-by-side on a windowsill in the Windham Primary School library, flipping through “Heat Waves,” a picture book by Lydia Carlin. Ray, a first grader at the primary school, and Torelli, a junior at Windham High School, have been reading together every Thursday morning since the start of the school year as part of Teen Trendsetters, a national mentoring program sponsored primarily by the Barbara Bush Foundation.
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