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Troy30-C students play Reading Bingo over the summer

Pictured are, top from left: Isabella Wieher, Elizabeth McGowan and Troy Cronin Elementary School Reading Specialist Megan Janssen, as well as, front from left: Patrick Janssen, Everitt Semplinski and Gianna Hernandez.
Pictured are, top from left: Isabella Wieher, Elizabeth McGowan and Troy Cronin Elementary School Reading Specialist Megan Janssen, as well as, front from left: Patrick Janssen, Everitt Semplinski and Gianna Hernandez.

Several Troy School District 30-C elementary students played “Reading Bingo” over the summer, advancing their reading skills and,earning prizes for books read and Bingos earned.

Troy Shorewood reading specialist Meredith Beitler began the program two years ago after hearing about it from a Troy coach, and reading specialists Megan Janssen, of Troy Cronin, and Mary O’Hara, of Troy Heritage Trail, later adopted it for their students.

Bingo cards were sent home with the grade school students at the end of the school year.

The 25 blocks on the cards could be filled in for Bingos when the students read adventure, audio, non-fiction, historical, animal and scientific books; by swapping books with friends; by reading a best friend’s book; by recording audio stories.

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