Students at Columbia Elementary School read for over 2 million minutes this school year

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WEST JORDAN (News4Utah)-The students at Columbia Elementary School are creating a legacy in a big way.

At the beginning of the school year, they were challenged to spend 2 million minutes reading.

Well…it’s the end of the year and the students reached their goal. Better yet, they surpassed their goal!

The students read for a total of 2,147,097 minutes.

On Wednesday the school celebrated at an assembly. The students who read the most minutes were awarded with 5-pound chocolate candy bars, teacher were forced to dye their hair purple and student were covered in silly string.

Way to go Columbia Elementary School!

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