The event raised more than $13,000 for the school.
There is still money coming in from families, Bowers said. We will be having a celebration on this Friday for all students that participated. They will get an extra recess and a frozen treat.
Heres an earlier story I wrote on the 400-student schools month long focus on reading which included several special events such as the readathon and Roosevelts annual Sit Together and Read (STAR) Night.