It's only November, and already nearly 35,000
been introduced to the Fisher
Cats Reading Challenge, presented by the
Community College System of New Hampshire
Those kids represent almost 100 schools that are using the
highlight the importance of reading in a fun way.
Fungo and Slider, the Fisher Cats' mascots, are visiting
schools and delivering bookmarks with a special challenge.
Each student who reads at
least five books
outside their normal school curriculum will receive a pair of tickets
Fisher Cats Reading Challenge Night during the 2013 season, courtesy of
On the night
of their game, they'll be honored
during a pre-game parade highlighting their achievements.
These students are also representing their schools in a team
school with the highest
percentage of participation could win up to $3,000 from the Fisher Cats
By the end of the school year, the challenge is expected to
reach more than 55,000 students in over 150 schools throughout New Hampshire
and northern Massachusetts
To get your school
involved in the challenge,
contact Meg Shea at (603) 641-2005 ext. 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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