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TAG Honors Readers named for 2015-16 school year

Earning the distinction of TAG Honors Readers were: Front row, from left, Alanna Mays- Third Grade NAES, Areena Goon- Sixth NAES, Jade Hawthorn- Fifth Grade NAES, Cody Hesler- Fourth Grade NAES, David Raines- Fourth Grade NAES; Back row, from left, Victoria Roessler- Fifth Grade NAES, Dakotah Davis- Sixth Grade NAES, Levi Jones- Fourth Grade NAES, Alyssa Mays- Seventh Grade NAHS, and Tatum Chaney- Fourth Grade NAES.
Earning the distinction of TAG Honors Readers were: Front row, from left, Alanna Mays- Third Grade NAES, Areena Goon- Sixth NAES, Jade Hawthorn- Fifth Grade NAES, Cody Hesler- Fourth Grade NAES, David Raines- Fourth Grade NAES; Back row, from left, Victoria Roessler- Fifth Grade NAES, Dakotah Davis- Sixth Grade NAES, Levi Jones- Fourth Grade NAES, Alyssa Mays- Seventh Grade NAHS, and Tatum Chaney- Fourth Grade NAES.

Congratulations to the 23 students in the Adams County Ohio Valley Local School District that made TAG Honors Readers this school year.  The Honor Reader award is a part of the Accelerated Reader Program.

Earning the distinction of TAG Honors Readers were: Front row, from left, Carson Chaney- Sixth Grade NAES, Sierra Kendall- Sixth Grade NAES, and Myla Toole- Sixth Grade NAES; Back row, from left, Morgan Shupert- Sixth Grade NAES, Ainsley Grooms- Sixth Grade NAES, Calee Campbell- Sixth Grade NAES, and Laura Hesler- Sixth Grade NAES.
Earning the distinction of TAG Honors Readers were: Front row, from left, Carson Chaney- Sixth Grade NAES, Sierra Kendall- Sixth Grade NAES, and Myla Toole- Sixth Grade NAES; Back row, from left, Morgan Shupert- Sixth Grade NAES, Ainsley Grooms- Sixth Grade NAES, Calee Campbell- Sixth Grade NAES, and Laura Hesler- Sixth Grade NAES.

In order to become an Honor Reader, a student must certify in seven previous levels that include books that in some cases are written on a much higher grade level, then read from a teacher selected list of classic books, and finally, total 100 points on those books and take a literacy test with a score of 80% or higher on each book.

Earning the distinction of TAG Honors Readers were: Front row, from left, Adelyn Shupert- Sixth Grade WUES and Molly Purcell- Sixth Grade WUES; Back row, from left, Madison Taylor- Sixth Grade WUES, Haylee Davis- Sixth Grade WUES, and Annalisse Calhoon- Sixth Grade PES. Not pictured was Payton Johnson- Fourth Grade PES.
Earning the distinction of TAG Honors Readers were: Front row, from left, Adelyn Shupert- Sixth Grade WUES and Molly Purcell- Sixth Grade WUES; Back row, from left, Madison Taylor- Sixth Grade WUES, Haylee Davis- Sixth Grade WUES, and Annalisse Calhoon- Sixth Grade PES. Not pictured was Payton Johnson- Fourth Grade PES.

The district is very proud of these 23 students for accomplishing this award.

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