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Linn-Mar Celebrates America Reads!

Board President Sondra Nelson reads to Linn Grove studentsThe Linn-Mar Community School District would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who took part in America Reads Day 2017. This year, more than 350 readers took part in more than 650 reading sessions at our seven elementary schools!

Heather T. reads to students at Wilkins ElementaryHigh school students, parents, grandparents, city officials, local radio and television celebrities, professional athletes, and district representatives took time out of their day to share a story with our elementary students.

America Reads, now in its 21st year, is a national challenge to improve literacy among elementary-age children. Locally, it is a two-day, joint event with Marion Independent, Cedar Rapids CSD, College Community, and Xavier Catholic

A special thank you for the efforts of the 11 America Reads event coordinators — without you, the day would not have been such a great success!