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PCPS Elementary Students Treated to Special Guest Readers for Read Across America Week


Ponca City Public School elementary students were treated to special guests for Read Across America week. Ponca City High School biology teacher Zach Murray took his Pre-AP Biology students to the elementary schools and Washington Prekindergarten Center to read science books to every class. “I wanted the elementary students to get additional exposure to science and provide my students with an opportunity for science outreach,” Murray said. Each class was read two books: Never Stop Wondering, about the wonder of science, and a book that was specific for the grade level.



Pictured top right: 1st hour Pre-AP Biology class at Woodlands Elementary
Front row left to right: Madison Murray, Haylee Willaford, Megan Polakowski, Ashlyn Trousdale, Kaley Balli, Raelynn Rodriguez, and Brenna Leonard


Back row left to right: Alex Dennis, Jordan Walenciak, Jacob Bookout, Joey Lake, Jake Liston, Caden Case, Brady Wicker, Charlie Poet, Luis Macias, Madi Jernigan, Chase Allensworth, and teacher Zach Murray

Pictured top left: Pre-AP student Gabe Roland reading to PreK students