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SHS athletes demonstrate the joy of reading to elementary schoolers

posted Mar 16, 2017, 4:48 AM by Jeffrey Wolf


By: Madeline Hoitink, Co Editor-in-Chief

Posted March 16th, 2017


A few weeks ago, on March 2, many Slinger High School athletes travelled to the local elementary schools to read to students on Dr. Suess’ birthday.  The athletes for each sport were assigned to a different room and brought gifts for the kids in that class.  Principal Ourada’s idea to promote reading among Slinger elementary students was definitely a success!  The day was recapped on Fox 6 News.  Congratulations to the following Slinger High School athletes who represented their school on March 2!


Band: Kira King and Jacob Storrs

Baseball: Hannah Strupp and Jack Hafeman

Basketball: Emily Rothenhoefer and Derek Sabin

Bots IQ: Matthew Benedum and Avery Simays

Football: Ben Hoitink and Tyler Evans

Hockey: Cameron Opalacz and Mitch McCreedy

Musical: Matt Mehl, Jena Monroe, and Jaiden Schmidt

Skiing and Snowboarding: Lexi Bullis and Brian Jasperson

Skills USA: Rachel Hau and Hunter Milner

Soccer: Ali Wolf, Nora Martin, and Colin Hoch

Tennis: Megan Retzlaff, Alex Muhl, and Jane Schaub

Track: Hannah Strachan, John German, and Anna Pedrick

Volleyball: Emily Gillen and Clare Meyers


For more information check out the Fox 6 Milwaukee report on the Slinger School District Reading Initiative.
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