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Bikes sought for reading sanctuary

Bordewich-Bray Elementary School officials are hoping stationary bikes will help peddle literacy to their students.

"In order to improve our students' fitness and reading scores, we would like to implement Reading and Riding," said vice principal Susan Squires. "This would be an area in our school where we have placed stationary bikes for students to ride during homework club and recesses while reading."

Physical education teacher Linda Hurzel said she is seeking community donations of 10 bikes students can ride for 20 minutes at a time while reading.

She said studies have shown a connection between physical activity and increased …

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