Reading at
Cecil Picard Elementary Library

A Center of Knowledge

Our Mission and Vision


Accelerated Reader Program

Image by Josh Applegate

AR Testing Site


Parent Note from Ms. Valerie

Home Connect

For instructions on how to set up your child's account so that you can receive an email every time your child tests, please email Ms. Valerie for more information.  (valerie.guree@vpsb.net)


Log in to your Clever account to see your points.  You can also see every test you have ever taken.  Due to COVID restrictions, school wide goals will not be created.  Check with your teacher on individual goals.


Fun Reading Sites

Storyline Online

This site includes videos of a variety of people reading children's books.


This site includes a variety of books read to children.  Parents can receive a free thirty day trial.


Looking for a new book to read?  Want to find a new series?  Goodreads is the place to go for new ideas on what to read next.

Smiling Girl with Book

Faculty Corner

Young Teacher

Meet Our Staff

Where the Passion Begins



Valerie Guree

Valerie Guree is excited to share all of the new and beloved titles with the students at CPE.  Her love of reading is infectious.  She has a  passion for children's literature and getting lost in a world of make believe.  She enjoys matching readers to just the right book.  

Ms. Valerie has been an educator for sixteen years.  She has taught third and fourth grade with the majority of her career in fourth grade.  She received her Bachelor's degree from UL Lafayette and her librarian certification from McNeese.  She is the wife to Bobby Guree, and together they share two children.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and of course READING!

Contact Us

203 South Albert Ave.
Maurice, LA 70555

(337) 893-3887

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