Committed to reading

West Boundary Elementary School students visited businesses and offices throughout the West Boundary to celebrate commitment to literacy.

Teams of students from WBES were seen at the Midway fire hall last Thursday taking part in the Wild Readers Scavenger Hunt.

West Boundary communities were overrun with kids on June 20th as West Boundary Elementary celebrated the end of the 2012-2013 Wild Reader Program with a scavenger hunt.

To participate, students had to earn Wild Bucks by reading for 20 minutes a night four nights per week for the entire school year.

In past years they have gone to Kelowna, but this year they changed it up a bit with teams of kids going to businesses and offices on a scavenger hunt.

According to Principal Brian Foy, 62 students qualified this year – earning the $180 in Wild Bucks needed to secure a ticket on the bus.

 

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