Winners of HISD, myON Read to Succeed competition announced

The winners of the HISD and myON Reader by Renaissance Reading Initiative’s second annual Read to Succeed Competition have been announced.

The competition is hosted in partnership with myOn, an online literacy platform, and encourages pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade students to compete against each other to see who read myON books for the most number of minutes.

This year’s seven student winners read a combined total of more than 150,000 minutes. HISD Library Services is honoring 3 types of winners this year:

Top overall student

Prekindergarten, Elena T., Ed White Elementary School, 12,273

Kindergarten, Daniel R., Crockett Elementary School, 3,982

First Grade, Shiloh B., T.H. Rogers School, 19,239

Second Grade, Robin Z., Ed White Elementary School, 27,960

Third Grade Estevan V., Ed White Elementary School, 9,676

Fourth grade, Kiyana B., Askew Elementary School, 29,687

Fifth Grade, Darby L., Herod Elementary, 47,521

Top school per area (number of minutes per student)

A180, Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 284.5

North, Moreno Elementary School, 801.3

South, Mitchell Elementary School, 458.3

East, Sanchez Elementary School, 574.0

West, Ed White Elementary School, 977.0

Top overall school (number of minutes per student)

Ed White Elementary School, 977.0

The Read to Succeed Competition started in 2018 and was created to motivate and reward students for reading. Due to the COVID19 shutdown, this year’s winners were surprised outside of their schools with a yard sign and a goodie basket.

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