OSWEGO, NY – The “Magic of Reading” kicked off the annual Frederick Leighton Elementary School Read-a-Thon recently.
" data-medium-file="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-300x280.jpg" data-large-file="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-460x430.jpg" class="size-medium wp-image-97804" title="Magic of Reading Kicks Off Leighton Read-a-thon" src="http://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-300x280.jpg" alt="At the kick off McKenzie Partlow was a volunteer during some of the magic illusion segments of the show." width="300" height="280" srcset="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-300x280.jpg 300w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-150x140.jpg 150w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-460x430.jpg 460w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon-320x300.jpg 320w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Magic-of-Reading-Kicks-Off-Leighton-Read-a-thon.jpg 800w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />At the kick off McKenzie Partlow was a volunteer during some of the magic illusion segments of the show.
David “The Magician” Moreland psyched up the student body during his high-energy 45-minute show.
The annual event will be conducted from Oct. 1-10 as students are asked to read at least 240 minutes during that time for an average of 24 minutes a day.
Students are receiving pledges from family members to assist the FLS Home & School Association.