W. Mich. principal sent to the roof after reading challenge
Updated: Wednesday, April 10 2013, 07:57 PM EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A West Michigan elementary school principal was at an all-time high Wednesday, in honor of her students.
She'd challenged the students at Shawmut Hills Elementary in Grand Rapids to read as many minutes as there are miles between the earth and the moon during reading month last month--and they did.
285 kids read 238,900 minutes, so Wednesday, Principal Sara Melton launched herself to the moon--or, more accurately the roof--and camped out in a makeshift spaceship.
The launch happened Wednesday morning after a short assembly, and then the kids got to take a little time out from class to check out and wave to their principal on the roof.