Western Wayne Students Participate in Virtual Reading Relay

Front row, from left, Western Wayne Middle School students: Daniel Hall, Logan Pauler, Judah Strocchia, Annie Williams, Aveah Drelich, Kiernan Herlihy, (online – Lilli Maros and Reina Gomez), and Laylah Epstein.
From left, row one, seated: Alexandra Butler, junior; Jennifer Hall, sophomore; and Rebecca Boots, junior. From left, row two: Mrs. Megan Rush, advisor; and Mrs. Starlah Robbins, advisor. From left, row three, standing and on Promethean Board: Hudson Malinowski, junior; Hailey Robbins, senior;, Keyly Robinson, senior; Ivan Knecht, sophomore; Bernard Roedel, sophomore; Riley Pongracz, sophomore; and Kaiden DeNunzio, sophomore.
From left: Elizabeth Wasylyk, sophomore; Emily Brophy, sophomore; Cheyenne Haney, senior; Josefine Vizcaino, junior; Lillian Morcom, sophomore; Tommi Vizcaino, sophomore; Ash Mangieri, sophomore; Angelina Salvatore, sophomore; Alyson Buchinski, sophomore; Mrs. Amanda Jenkins, advisor; Cassia Sheehan, sophomore; and Mackenzie Weist, sophomore.

Western Wayne Middle and High School students participated in the NEIU-19’s Virtual Reading Relay this past May.  The students got the chance to virtually participate with students from other local districts in a book competition similar to how they had done so for years when the competition had taken place in person on Western Wayne’s campus. Students read books from a shared list and competed in rounds on their knowledge of the stories. The students were thrilled to share their love of reading with students from other districts in this new virtual format and look forward to many reading competitions in the future.  Back row, from left, Western Wayne Middle School students: Luckus Balmer, Katelyn Nunez, Kayelin Martin, Audrey Agnello, Maggie Kotchessa, Samantha Duval, Grace Moser, Jeremy Brophy, John Catania, and Brooklyn Sutton.

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