The Full Blooded Ryders from Newberry came to Pomaria-Garmany Elementary on Wednesday afternoon as a treat for the students exceeding their first nine weeks reading goal with 9,461 books read. The bikers rode around the parking lot and also saw some of the teachers ride with the bikers as well.
Pomaria-Garmany Principal Beth Brooks waves to the students as she hitches a ride with one of the bikers.
Pomaria-Garmany Elementary’s faculty celebrated biker day Wednesday as a reward for the students going above their first nine weeks reading goal. The school’s goal was 8,820 books and everyone read 9,461 books. The kindergarten class read the highest percentage of books.
Students cheered on their teachers who volunteered to ride bikes for the kids as well as the bikers Wednesday afternoon. Teachers and students had the option to dress as a biker and many joined in the celebration. The students read 9,461 books for the first nine weeks and will continue towards their goal of 35,280 for the year.