Hitting the big 500
Medicine Bow Elementary students adds to total books read
April 29, 2020
At the beginning of the year, Medicine Bow Elementary School second through sixth graders had a goal to read 35 books a student by the end of the school term (See "Getting kids to read" on page 7 of the April 8 Saratoga Sun). Shelly Cooper, their teacher was surprised how quickly they hit their goal and the kids were in the process of going for a higher target when school shut down.
"I think it is amazing they hit 350 books," Cooper said of her 10 students. "We were well over 400 when school shut, but that did not stop them."
On Thursday, Cooper put up a sign in her classroom for the world...