’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team competed with 10 other schools from Fulton County on Saturday, Jan. 28 and won first place. Second place went to .
Manning Oak’s team is composed of 4th and 5th graders who are great readers. The children were asked to read the 17 books nominated for the Georgia Book Award. Two fourth graders, Matthew Avella and Jordan Pennington, read all 17 books and some of the books they read more than once. The team will compete in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Regional competition at Clayton State University on Saturday, Feb. 4.
The Manning Oaks Elementary Reading Bowl Team members are: Matthew Avella, Amber Brown, Miller Connell, Anushka Dheer, Sasha Hanrahan, Maliha Hasan, Hitesh Kamisetty, Janhavi Khank-hoje, Jordan Pennington, and Ella Terrell. The alternates are: Christian Guzman, Daniel Jimenez, and Nicolas Sanchez.