Twelve Wild About Reading cheers were chosen from 33 entries and were available on www.wild.com for public voting from Dec. 23, 2008-Jan. 16, 2009. Over 180,000 votes were submitted.
· The top two classrooms, Johnsville Elementary School
(Blaine) and Redwood Valley Middle School
(Redwood Falls) won the HAT TRICK Prize:
An opportunity to watch a Wild practice and have a Wild player read to their group at Xcel Energy Center (winning group must provide own transportation) OR A pack of school supplies valued at $500.
· 10 classrooms (Cambridge Primary School
(Cambridge), St. Peter’s Catholic School
(Forest Lake), Isanti Primary School
(Isanti), Parker Elementary
(Elk River), Parkview Elementary
(White Bear Lake), Edgerton Elementary
(Maplewood), Rosemount Elementary
(Rosemount), TEAM Academy Charter School
(Waseca), and two classrooms from Maple Lake Elementary
(Maple Lake) won the GOAL LINE Prize:
A Wild player’s significant other or Wild staff member will travel to your school and read to the
The Wild About Reading Program was launched in 2004 to help increase student literacy by providing incentives to read outside the classroom. Since its inception, more than 30,516 students from 639 schools throughout the state of Minnesota have participated in the Wild About Reading program. For more information on the Wild About Reading program please contact Minnesota Wild Community Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.MORE: 2008-09 Wild About Reading Cheer Contest Home PageAbout Innovative Office Solutions
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