Word of the Week builds better readers in its second year

Stepping up to the front of English Language Arts teacher Jenna Garofalo’s classroom, Reaghan Shook, a senior at Webutuck High School, defined the word “formidable” for her classmates as part of the Word of the Week initiative. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

WEBUTUCK — Setting their sights on academic achievement all year round, Webutuck administrators, teachers, faculty and families have all pitched in to help the district’s Word of the Week initiative run effectively in its second year.

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