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

Local News

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!

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


More Podcasts