Sweet 16 in I Love to Read Challenge announced


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — We’re down to the Sweet 16 classrooms in WISH-TV’s I Love to Read Challenge.

Now in its 29th year, the Challenge is designed to encourage a love of reading in third-graders at a time when students are adapting from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.”

The bracket-style, elimination challenge encourages friendly competition among classrooms with a focus on both personal effort and collaborative achievement.

The final 16 are:

  • Clarks Creek Elementary – Mrs. Metz
  • Carl Wilde Elementary #79 – Mrs. Bible
  • Winding Ridge Elementary – Miss Gay
  • Amy Beverland Elementary – Mrs. Flandermeyer
  • Allisonville Elementary – Mrs. Adams
  • Hawthorne Elementary – Mrs. Buchanan
  • Grassy Creek Elementary – Ms. Langan
  • Amy Beverland Elementary – Ms. Booher
  • St. Michael Catholic School – Mrs. Capen
  • Edgewood Intermediate – Miss Leichter
  • Brook Park Elementary – Mrs. Canada
  • Clarks Creek Elementary – Mrs. Judd
  • North Decatur Elementary – Mrs. Kramer
  • Riverview Elementary – Mrs. James
  • Sidener Academy – Mrs. Mundell
  • Promise Road Elementary – Mrs. Carty

Go to the I Love to Read link to see the brackets for the 2018-2019 contest.

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