Scholastic Books are back!


When children are given the opportunity to choose their own books, they are far more likely to read them, and cultivate a love of reading!

The CISPA Literacy Committee works directly with the Scholastic company to bring to CDNIS students …

Sept 17, International Library Day needs you


This year International Library Day takes place on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. It is a fun-filled literacy event for Lower School students to explore books and authors from around the world!

The CISPA Literacy Committee is looking for volunteers to …

Wear your pyjamas and eat some pancakes


It’s time to put Lit Blitz to bed with a big pyjama party and a special pancake lunch!

On Friday, September 20, 2019, students in PreRec to Grade 6 are invited to come to school in their pyjamas.

Students …

It’s Book Swap time!


Bring in your old books and trade them for something new-to-you at the CISPA Book Swaps.

You can also buy books for $10 each or two (2) CISPA tokens. Don’t forget your reusable shopping bag!

Upper School Book Swap


CISPA welcomes children’s author Matthew Gollub


The CISPA Literacy Committee is pleased to welcome Bring Me a Book guest speaker Matthew Gollub to CDNIS on Wednesday, February 27, 2019!

Mathew Gollub is an award-winning children’s author who combines dynamic storytelling, interactive drumming, and valuable reading and …

CISPA will find a new home for your old books



Been watching Marie Kondo and need to declutter your life? CISPA will take your old books!

Drop off your gently used books in the red box in the 9/F lobby.

The CISPA Literacy Committee will find them a new …

Scholastic Books are back!


Look for the Scholastic Book Order Form in your child’s backpack this week. Book orders are due back Monday, January 14, 2019. Books will be delivered to school before the end of Febuary.

The book club allows CISPA to …

Scholastic Books are here!


The CISPA Literacy Committee is happy to announce that the first round of Scholastic Book orders has landed at the school, and will be distributed to students this week. Look for all the exciting titles you ordered in your child’s …

Thank you to all our Lit Blitz volunteers


CISPA would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to all the Lit Blitz volunteers who made International Library Day and Pancake & Pyjama day so memorable for our students.

Your helping hands enriched the lives of students, and …

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