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Super Summer Readers
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
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1. Sewanee Elementary School students read 69,348 minutes this summer. The top readers in each grade were named the 2017 Summer Super Readers: Alexus Inoubli (K), Cabell Thompson (1st), Maggie Lu Rudd (2nd), Miren Colber (3rd), Mollye Casey (4th), Will Turrell (5th). Will Turrell, fifth grade, and Miren Colbert, third grade, set new SES reading records. Will read 12,800 minutes and Miren read 11,485 minutes! 

2. Gillian O'Connell, first grade, completed all 25 of the summer reading challenges posed by the SES library! Some of the challenges included reading a "how-to" book, a menu, a recipe, reading to a stuffed animal, reading to a pet and reading with a flashlight.

3. Two SES students have been named Tennessee's Top 100 Readers. Maggie Lu Rudd, second grade, and Mollye Casey, fourth grade, will join Governor Bill and First Lady Crissy Haslam for a Kids' State Dinner to celebrate their success. Maggie Lu and Mollye Casey each read over 5,000 minutes this summer! 

4. Sewanee Elementary School encourages students to read 20 minutes a day. Several students accepted Read20 Challenge for the summer and read at least 600 minutes during the summer break: Cabell Thompson (4,040), Elijah Bunting (2,090), Gillian O'Connell (1,014), Sara Margaret Roberts (822), Annanoel Sparacio (805), Samuel Troutman (615), Maggie Lu Rudd (5,000), Mason Sparacio (1,405), Adeline Pond (1,342), Kayson James (912), Will Roberts (480), Miren Colbert (11,485), Trinity Sparacio 92,685), Theo Schrader (590), Mollye Casey (5,130), Eliot Sparacio (3,620), Eliza Griffey (2,555), Amelia Pond (1,738), Griff Wilson (1,700), Vie Virkhaus (826), River Robinson (730), Will Turrell (12,800), Ellie Roberts (1,570), Maya Mauzy (12,80), Isabel Eko (870), and Ann Wright (690).

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