Hillside third-graders, volunteers read together at annual Day of Action event

Hillside students read at Day of Action 2018

Third-graders from Hillside Elementary and volunteers from Athene United Way of Central Iowa read the book “When Walt Disney Rode A Pig” for their annual Day of Action event on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

Nearly 80 Hillside Elementary third-graders and 50 volunteers from Athene and United Way of Central participated in their annual “Day of Action” event on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Students and volunteers together read the book “When Walt Disney Rode A Pig” by Mark Weakland and discussed it with their reading partners.

“Thank you to United Way and Athene for partnering with our third-grade students during our annual Day of Action across Iowa,” said Hillside Principal Dr. Graham Jones, Ed. D. “Our students and staff look forward to this event every year, and watching the students and volunteers engage in learning was tremendous once again.”

View photos from the event.