Third Grade Reading Challenge final rounds set for March 9-25

You're invited to root for your favorite school in the semi-final and final rounds of the Sno-Isle Libraries Mega-Fun, Biblio-Trivia, Rockem-Sockem Third Grade Reading Challenge. Competitors come from public schools throughout Snohomish and Island counties.

The program encourages children to have fun and enjoy reading while honing their literacy and teamwork skills. After reading six books, children participate in a book knowledge quiz bowl game to determine champion teams. The events are listed below.

Oak Harbor students in their Reading Challenge T-shirts

Arlington Semi-Final Reading Challenge
Arlington High School’s Byrnes Performing Arts Center
18821 Crown Ridge Blvd, Arlington, Wash.
6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9
Participating schools from Arlington, Darrington, and Granite Falls School Districts (5 schools)

Whidbey Island Semi-Final Reading Challenge
Oak Harbor Elementary (in the North Gym)
151 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor, WA
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11
Participating schools from Coupeville, South Whidbey and Oak Harbor School Districts (7 schools)

Lynnwood  Semi-Final Reading Challenge #1
Lynnwood High School (gymnasium)
18218 North Road, Bothell, WA
6:30 p.m. March 16
Participating schools from Edmonds and Monroe School Districts (6 schools)

Lynnwood Semi-Final Reading Challenge #2
Lynnwood High School (gymnasium)
18218 North Road, Bothell, WA
6:30 p.m. March 17
Participating schools from Edmonds and Monroe School Districts (6 schools)

Lake Stevens Semi-Final Reading Challenge
Lake Stevens High School PAC
2908 113th Ave NE, Lake Stevens, WA
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18
Participating schools from Lake Stevens and Snohomish School Districts (7 schools)

Mukilteo Semi-Final Reading Challenge
Odyssey Elementary Multipurpose Space
13025 17th Avenue West, Everett, WA
6:30 p.m. Monday, March 23
Participating schools from Mukilteo and Mill Creek School Districts (6 schools)

Final Reading Challenge
Edmonds Community College Black Box Theater
20310 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25
Top scoring teams from each of the six Semi-Final Challenges will participate