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Reading Buddies!

Jenny Beck

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Kindergarten students at Crete Elementary celebrate earning a Beanie Baby when they can recognize all of the letters in the alphabet. Students get to choose a reading buddy to take home and read with. A trip to the office to celebrate their accomplishment, along with a picture taken with their reading buddy and many high fives, help celebrate their success. Students work very hard and are proud of themselves!

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This tradition began several years ago and with the support of the community, Beanie Babies have been donated so the tradition can continue on.

If you see a kindergarten student with a Reading Buddy, congratulate them on their hard work!

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