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Herriman students treated to book bash party

By Nadine Wimmer | Posted - Sep. 23, 2010 at 11:15 p.m.

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HERRIMAN -- Parents, Pages and pizza came together at Providence Hall Elementary School in Herriman, and that combination earned students a celebration Thursday.

The principal told students they were practicing a fire drill. But when they got on the playground and saw Chopper 5 circling their school, students knew this was no drill.

"We could smell pizza, not fire," one little girl said.

The Herriman charter school was one of the top schools in the Read Today Summer Reading Challenge. So, Chopper 5, KSL anchor Nadine Wimmer and meteorologist Kevin Eubank paid the school a special visit.

Two super reader students got to ride the chopper and made a surprise exit to greet their classmates. Then students returned to class for a pizza party.

They were right: It smelled too good to be a fire drill.

Chopper 5 could come to your child's school. Parents who register the most students in our Read Today program will earn their school a party.

For more information and to start logging reading minutes, go to


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