Vienna Elementary School students surpassed their 2012 Read-A-Thon by more than 100,000 minutes this year.
The students read a total of 449,214 minutes in their 2013 event, an improvement of about 122,000 minutes.
The annual event challenges students to track minutes read outside of school in honor of Read Across America Day ("Dr. Seuss Day"), which was officially observed on Saturday.
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