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Students blow reading goal out of the water

Travis Grimler / Echo Journal Pine River-Backus second graders participated in the annual Accelerated Reader program. Those who reached 100 books were: Rebecca Johnson (back row, left), Reed Fenstermaker, Drew Rach, Dawson Gravelle, Avery Hesse and Brylie Vredenburg; Ben Volk (front row, left), Lorali Rono, Jayda Philipson and Kristina Birr. Not pictured is Emma Zubke.

Ten Pine River-Backus Elementary School second-graders read more than 100 books in this year's Accelerated Reader program and answered quizzes for each book to earn points: Rebecca Johnson (back row, left), Reed Fenstermaker, Drew Rach, Dawson Gravelle, Avery Hesse, Brylie Vredenburg; Ben Volk (front row, left), Lorali Rono, Jayda Philipson and Kristina Birr. Not pictured is Emma Zubke. Some students ready nearly 200 books.

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