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Cottage Grove Elementary School student Luke Bartle is pictured reading at Mount Rushmore. The photo was submitted to the school district’s “Where is 833 Reading this Summer” contest. (Submitted photo)

School District 833 launches summer reading photo contest

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Teachers and district staff face the same challenge every summer— how to keep students engaged during summer vacation.

“Our goal is that learning never stops,” said Madeleine Saxler, District 833 communications specialist.


Getting students to take time out from videos games or outdoor activities to pick up a book or review a lesson can prove difficult, so District 833 created a contest with a prize to encourage reading.

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