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Mulberry Elementary Top Readers in the State

Posted on: October 13, 2017
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Mulberry Elementary was named BEST IN STATE for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge for reading the most number of minutes this past summer!

Students learned about the big news this morning at an all-school assembly. Teachers and students dressed up as their favorite book characters. Students in costumes paraded on the stage and shared the book character they were dressed as. After the assembly Mulberry held a school-wide buddy reading time.

Superintendent Nancy House and representatives from Scholastic were also at the assembly to congratulate Mulberry students for being the #1 readers in all of Ohio!

Now, Mulberry will be listed in the 2018 Scholastic Book of World Records. for logging 263,788 minutes this summer and received a plaque to hang at school.

Scholastic reports that over the summer children all 50 states, Washington, D.C., two U.S. territories and 14 countries read 138,399,392 million minutes in the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.