Fancy date night for fathers and daughters at University Heights

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Very Fancy Date Night was held for dads and daughters Tuesday evening at University Heights Elementary School.

The night was put together as an opportunity for girls to participate in a variety of literacy activities while still having a little fun with their dad.

Kindergarten teacher Mitzi Young said the event was put together for more than just one reason.

"I hope our little girls understand that literacy is important and that they can use all kinds of words. Fancy words, big words or just every day words just to express themselves," Young said. "To not be afraid to express themselves and to have a great time with their literacy and their learning."

The fancy theme was based on the "Fancy Nancy" book series.

Young said they'll be holding an MVP night for the boys and their mothers in March.

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