With team names like “Chapter Raptors” and the “Novel Nifflers,” 253 area middle school students organized into 21 teams competed recently at Lower Macungie Middle School for top honors in reading comprehension at the Reading Olympics.
Organizers gave each team a list of 45 books to read.
Team “Columbian Book Weasels” from Orefield Middle School placed second. Each member of the team received a copy of “Refugee” by Alan Gratz. English Language Arts Teacher Robin Roberts sponsored the team.
Q: What grade are you in?
A: I am a senior at Salisbury High School.
Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?
A: My favorite subject would have to be honors anatomy because of how interactive the class is. Mrs. Wilson did an awesome job with creating so many labs and dissections for my class.
Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?