Park Independent School District
14705 Woodforest Blvd. w Houston, Texas 77015 w (281) 850-0076
Staci Stanfield w Director of Communications

January 24, 2004


Galena Park ISD to cover Super Bowl XXXVIII for a national magazine

Samantha Hill, a fifth grade student at Cimarron Elementary School in Galena Park ISD, has been selected as a Kid Correspondent for Weekly Reader magazine. Samantha will give students across the country a kid's-eye view of the Super Bowl. For the seventh year, the Weekly Reader the top newsmagazine for kids will send a student to interview players during Media Day on Tues., January 27. During the big game on February 1, Samantha will cover the Super Bowl activities from the press box. Her reports will be posted at .

During Media Day, Samantha will also be available to give interviews about what it is like to be youngest reporter on the Super Bowl beat. If you would like to interview Samantha about her experiences as a kid correspondent covering the Super Bowl, please contact Staci Stanfield, director of communications for GPISD, at 281-850-0076 or John Perritano, Weekly Reader, at 203-509-0021.

Samantha's participation as a reporter during the Super Bowl is part of Weekly Reader's Field Trip program. The program allows Samantha to experience what it is like to be a journalist.

In addition to the Super Bowl, Weekly Reader's kid correspondents have covered the NBA All-Star game, the NHL All-Star game, the ESPY Awards, various movie premieres, and the Winter Olympics.

Weekly Reader's audience includes more than 11 million readers in grade schools and high schools throughout the country. About 2.5 million students, parents, and teachers visit the Weekly Reader web site each month.