Students Let Their Imaginations Soar—Frank Buglione, superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, visited all of the city’s elementary schools dressed as an astronaut this week to promote reading. He challenged the students to read a total of 75,000 books during this school year to “fly him to the moon”. The number of books the students read in each building will be counted monthly using the district’s Accelerated Reading Program. Books that are identified as accelerated readers have a brief comprehension test which the children take after reading them. Buglione’s progress will be charted on bulletin boards in each school building, in the Board of Education meeting room at the Middle School, as well as at the Rahway Public Library. The superintendent is pictured during his visit to Franklin School.
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