Valdosta Daily | March 4, 2018
LaSharon Jackson’s fourth grade class at S.L. Mason Elementary School won Malcolm Mitchell’s Read With Malcolm National Reading Bowl Championship.
They participated in a four-week challenge with other students from across the United States, a Valdosta City Schools press release stated.
The contest was based on in-class reading time each week with the total for the week being submitted by 3 p.m. every Friday.
Jackson’s class had a total of 70,398 minutes during the four weeks of reading, the release stated. Students were able to count their reading time in class to include books, their MyON and MobyMax Reading assignments.
S.L. Mason Elementary School said in release that it is tying to raise money to purchase Mitchell’s new book for every student from PreK to fifth grade as a reward.