MONROE – Union County Public Schools unveiled winners from the first round of action from its Books and Brackets challenge, prompting celebrations across the district.
Schools advancing to the second round (Sweet Sixteen) of the reading competition were Benton Heights, Fairview, Hemby Bridge, Indian Trail, Kensington, Marvin, New Town, Rock Rest, Sandy Ridge, Sardis, Shiloh Valley, Stallings, Union, Unionville, Wesley Chapel, Western Union.
Here are Tweets representing the best of the first-round action.
— StallingsElementary (@StallingsES) March 6, 2020
— Union Elementary (@UnionESNC) March 6, 2020
Celebrating reading today- Guest Readers visited classes! Delighted to welcome Dr. Houlihan, who read to Kindergarten students! Today’s celebration kicked off March Reading Madness and Books & Brackets!#UCPSLibraryLife #UCPSBooksandBrackets @AGHoulihan @mrmsmedia @tdchilders pic.twitter.com/YMgge6s5td
— Kimberly Kovach (@kksunshine03) March 6, 2020
— Rocky River ES (@RockyRiverES_NC) March 6, 2020
Thanks @Hornets and @Lil_richye for getting us excited about reading and bringing the Book Bus to Poplin to celebrate#UCPSBooksandBrackets today! @AGHoulihan @jttopp @UCPS_MonroeNC @KateEarp pic.twitter.com/PLYa8w0XrF
— Poplin Elementary (@PoplinES_NC) March 5, 2020
Getting creative and editing videos is one of my favorite ways to energize students.
— Renee Cunningham (@MrsPageTurner) March 5, 2020
— Union County Schools (@UCPS_MonroeNC) March 4, 2020
— Angela Urbina (@angelacurbina) March 2, 2020
— MGoode (@jonandmichelleg) February 29, 2020