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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WOW! Reading Challenge begins for Elementary Schools November 2nd and Junior High, High Schools, and other groups on November 30th!

(Tuesday, October 20, 2015) - The WOW! Reading Challenge began in Pictou County nine years ago, and has grown to international acclaim for all ages. The Elementary School division competitions begin Monday November 2nd (with over 50 elementary schools currently registered). The Junior High, High School, Special Needs and the Adult Divisions are all set to begin their journey towards the title of ‘Best Readers in the World’ on Monday November 30th, 2015. All competitions will close on April 1st, 2016. This reading competition is open to schools world-wide, and it is free.

To learn more, go to www.fightingcrime.ca. Anyone who wants to register can contact Karen MacNeill (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Const. John Kennedy, Provincial Coordinator of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). The Reading Challenge is hosted by the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library through a partnership with the RCMP, local policing agencies, schools, school boards and community sponsors.


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