J W Parker Middle School Enjoy Pizza Party — Celebrate PTSA Summer Reading Program

James W. Parker Middle School students enjoyed some pizza with the principals to celebrate their participation in the PTSA Summer Reading Program.

parker-pizza-party-10-16-webTo be eligible for this party, students entering grades 5, 6, 7 or 8 must read the equivalent of 6 chapter books and novels that are age and reading level appropriate. Students complete a summer reading log and turn their forms in by mid-September.

A participant from each grade was chosen at random to win a $5 Walmart gift card. Winners included: Owen McMullen (5th), Rylee Reichard (6th), Billy Sechrist (7th) and Dylan Throop (8th). Alyssa Radtke was recognized for having read the longest book — one that was 875 pages long. Dorothy Aulenbacher was recognized for having read 57 books, the most books read. Each of these girls got $10 Walmart gift cards.

This event is hosted by the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), a volunteer association where parents, educators, students and other citizens can be active in their schools and communities. JWPMS PTSA also donated all of the gift cards.

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