Sunflower Elementary celebrates young readers

Lynne HermansenGardner NewsFirst-graders at Sunflower Elementary have improved their reading skills over the past year thanks to a new reading intervention program.Principal Dr. Jason Jones said they made system changes at the school to support a reading interventionist, a math specialist and a reading specialist.Brittany Jonker, reading specialist, said at the end of last year they were brainstorming on a new curriculum for foundational skills in kindergarten and first grade.“And in order to fully support teachers with that implementation, I thought I would love to be in those classrooms the whole day to see how that is integrated,” she said.Jonker…

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