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Reading and readiness

Sinclair Refinery aids elementary schools with reading programs and those to familiarize pre-schoolers and their parents with kindergarten routine


Mike Armstrong

Kindergarten teacher Amanda Ruland, standing, greets prospective students and their parents at the Kindergarten Readiness program held Feb. 26 at the Saratoga Elementary School.

Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company has helped bring Book Trust to all elementary grades in the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD 2) this year.

"Initially, Book Trust started out going only from kindergarten to second grade, but Sinclair volunteered to help have the program go all the way to sixth grade because it was important to them", said Darrin Jennings, principal of Saratoga Elementary.

Book Trust is a program that offers children the opportunity for them to buy books each month. The child is allotted seven dollars to spend on books or book from Scholastic Books.

"The importanc...

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