Florida's Celebrate Literacy Week was held the week of January 13th through the 17th. Blountstown Elementary School celebrated by participating in the “Million Minute Marathon.”
On Monday, each classroom read for an extra 20 minutes, beyond their regular instructional time, racking up 8500 minutes to add to the the state-wide goal.
There was also a poster contest for the third through fifth graders with the theme "Reading Accelerates Success!" The winners of the Poster Contest were: THIRD GRADE: 1st Place: Taylor Allen, 2nd Place: Avery Layne, 3rd Place: Brianna Reddick. FOURTH GRADE: 1st place: Matthew Hazelwood, 2nd Place: Leyanna Lomarquez, 3rd Place: Dylan McClellan. FIFTH GRADE: 1st Place: Trenton Lee, 2nd Place: Hans Jeppson, 3rd Place: Charlotte Brown.
On Friday, students who had read One Million words were treated to a special lunch. Those students were Leyanna Lomarquez, Rylea Williams, Hope McCrary, Avery Layne, Wyatt Calam, Justin Salvador, Danny Richards. Congratulation to these students!!
Check out all the activities and winners in this week's print edition.