Published on October 7, 2020
Over the summer, Lititz Elementary students were challenged to read at least 15 minutes, a total of 20 times.
Students were tasked with completing 10 various language arts activities such as reading a poem aloud to themselves, someone else, or read a magazine article with an adult.
Congratulations to the following readers for completing the summer challenge:
Kindergarten: Natalie Leaman
First grade: Madelyn Swartz, Cora Burkholder, Marra Hailu, Charlie Esbenshade, Dmitriy Freydlin, Jonah Kinter, Alea Weaver, Carly Anne Gracey, Rachel Billek, Henry Koback, John Walton,
Second grade: Caleb Roberts, Alexandra Huhtala, Isaac Smoker, Lily Huegel, Chase Kenn, Jacob Hoover, Nevaeh Lauscher, Lauren Jerchau, Kaleb Capellan, Wyatt Huber, Margaret Pluta, Lyric Pabon,
Third grade: Colin Swords, Chase Esbenshade, Elias Kinter, Caroline Gracey, Elise Walton, Colin Charles, Amelia McFarland, Noah Leaman, Evie Smulktis
Fourth grade: Ella Swartz, Alden Hendricks, Hareya Hailu, Rizzo Allen, Logan Fekete, Noah Rohrer, Susanna Myallis, Connor Gracey, Liam Charles, Hayden Checchia, Rory Care, Christian Billek, Leo Freydlin, Asher Smoker, Ellie Adams, Madison Huber, Sadie Smoker, Emerson Hoffman, Ella Klazas, Matthew Nazzaro, Penelope Jordan
Fifth grade: Athan Swartz, Kinsey Swords, Seth Marley, Ben Kinter, Sophia Hoover, Stella Peiffer, Johanna Bender, Adison Arduini
Sixth grade: Aiden Roberts, Soren Miller, Lydia Charles, Stella Kepler, Audrey Myallis, and Claudia Wernersbach
“It has been shown that students who read throughout the summer months are prepared to learn in their new grade when school begins in the fall,” stated Mrs. Jean David, reading specialist at Lititz Elementary. “Summer reading enhances fluency and reading comprehension, congratulations to our summer readers."