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Lindbergh Students Participate in Readers Are Winners Program

Police officer reading to class

Lindbergh Elementary School students recently took part in the three-week Readers Are Winners Program which included a variety of fun events to get them excited about reading.

Monday, January 14 featured a wide variety of individuals who, as special guest readers, visited classrooms to read a specific book of their choosing to the students.

Assistant Superintendent Kelly White reading to students

Guest readers included Superintendent Steve Bovino, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction & Student Services Kelly White, Interim Director of Elementary Education Mike Muscarella, Director of Technology & Curricular Innovation Julianna Sciolino, Staff Development Center Director Elaine Ablove, Director of Special Education & Student Services Michael Lewis, retired teachers Kathy Witter and Chris Zimmer, Town of Tonawanda police officer Joe Klyczek, district instructional support specialists, and many more.

School assembly

Other Readers Are Winners activities included a Glen Colton assembly, a family story night with dogs from Paws for Love, Buddy Reading Eeek, Wear a Readable Shirt and/or Hat Day, and a daily book giveaway.

Every student who completed seven hours of independent reading during the Readers Are Winners Program earned free admission to Darien Lake during the months of July and August.