Kickoff for book challenge spreads reading fever at school

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Posted: September 27, 2013

The Winchester Star

Students, teachers and staff at Greenwood Mill Elementary School parade around holding their favorite books Thursday as a kickoff for their reading initiative, now in its third year. The challenge is for all to read at least 35 books in a year. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Enthusiasm for a favorite book was contagious at Greenwood Mill Thursday during the parade.
Every good parade needs a marching band and percussionists from Millbrook High School led the 35 Book Challenge kickoff parade Thursday at Greenwood Mill Elementary School. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Greenwood Mill Elemetary School first-grade teacher Tammy Look marches in the 35 Book Challenge kick-off parade at the school Thursday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)


Greenwood Mill Elementary School students were all smiles and cheer Thursday over books.

About 1,000 people — 800 of them students — marched in a parade around the Frederick County school,…

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