Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daniel Thompson

City Backs School's Accelerated Reading Program With Grant


The City Council awarded a $1,500 grant to the Accelerated Reader Program at the Kimball Junior-Senior High School at their February 19 meeting.

The Accelerated Reader Program focuses on increasing literacy among students, assisting teachers with their curriculum, and contributing to students’ joy of reading. The program is overseen by 7th and 8th grade teacher Lani Heeg.

“You take books from the library and books from home, and if there is an accelerated reader test on the system that we have, you take a comprehension test over it. If you get a 70 percent or above, you get points for t...

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