USED BOOKS: WCCS adopts new textbooks

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools’ Board of School Trustees heard reports about textbook adoption at Monday’s work session.For the elementary level, reading/language arts were the subject of the new book. The book chosen was Journeys, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Advantages for this textbook include its excellence in a 90-minute reading block and the high portion of non-fiction reading. The committee was chaired by Laura McDermott, principal at Coesse Elementary School. The student rental price for this book will be $33.51.The middle school adopted a new set of curriculum textbooks for family and consumer sciences. To read the rest of this story, see the March 8 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.