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Stauffer Middle School – January 21, 2015 – Minutes Challenge Winning School – Middle School

On January 21, 2015, the Los Angeles Clippers took timeout to recognize the students at Stauffer Middle School in Downey for winning the Clippers Read to Achieve Minutes Challenge for the 2014-15 season. During this year’s Minutes Challenge the students at Stauffer Middle School read over 1.7 million minutes, which was the most for any middle school participating in the program. Los Angeles Clippers Alumni Lamond Murray visited the school to speak with the students on the importance of education and reading. Students also participated in a question and answer session with Lamond during the event. Each student in attendance received a t-shirt, book and school supplies courtesy of the Read to Achieve program.

The goal of the Los Angeles Clippers Read to Achieve program is to build a lifelong love of reading in young people by providing greater access to books and technology while encourage families and adults to read regularly with young children.

Lincoln Elementary School – January 28, 2015 – Minutes Challenge Winning School – Elementary School

The Los Angeles Clippers took timeout on February 27, 2014 to recognize the students at Lincoln Elementary School in Long Beach for reading over 400,000 minutes during the 2014-15 Clippers Read to Achieve program. Los Angeles Clippers Alumni Lamond Murray participated in a reading timeout with the students, who read more minutes than any other Elementary School in this year’s Read to Achieve program. After the reading timeout students participated in a question and answer session with Lamond. Each student in attendance also received a t-shirt, book and school supplies courtesy of the Read to Achieve program.

The goal of the Los Angeles Clippers Read to Achieve program is to build a lifelong love of reading in young people by providing greater access to books and technology while encourage families and adults to read regularly with young children.

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