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April 1, 2014 > Ardenwood Elementary students celebrate reading challenge victory

Ardenwood Elementary students celebrate reading challenge victory

In the 10th Annual Comcast Fifth Grade Reading Challenge, Comcast challenged fifth grade classes throughout California to improve their literacy levels by reading the most books from February 1 Ð February 28, 2014. The top class would receive $1,000 for their school, $500 in school supplies for their class, and $20 individual gift certificates and a celebration for the students. Students kept track of the amount of time they spent reading alone or being read to by an adult or older sibling.ÊMs. Bloom-GregoryÕs fifth grade class at Ardenwood Elementary School in Fremont finished first with a total of 2,608 minutes read.

Ardenwood Elementary received a $1,000 check and Ms. Bloom-Gregory was awarded $500 in school supplies. Student in Ms. Bloom-GregoryÕs class received a $20 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble. The celebration and check presentations were made on March 27 in the schoolÕs multi-purpose room in front of an enthusiastic Ardenwood student body.

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