Exeter principal pied by elementary school readers

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Tim Jordan, right, Exeter Elementary School principal, gives two thumbs up after being pied in the face by students, from left, third-grader Josue Alcaraz, fourth-grader Emma Sorensen and fourth-grader Jasmine Hall. Jordan challenged his 174 students to read 800 books over the summer, and the students came through with a total count of 962, an average of about 5-1/2 books each. Alcaraz, Sorensen and Hall got to pie Jordan because they each read over 100 books. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Exeter Elementary Principal Tim Jordan challenged his 174 students to read 800 books over the summer, and the students came through with a total count of 962, an average of about 5-1/2 books each. For completing the challenge, Jordan dressed in an Exeter cheerleading outfit and let three students put pies in his face.

Exeter Elementary School students react to Principal Tim Jordan being pied in the face during the school's character kids assembly on Friday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Darla Horner, left, preschool teacher, and Aubrey Hill, music teacher, play air guitar during the Eye of The Tiger dance at Exeter Elementary School's character kids assembly on Friday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Tim Jordan, Exeter Elementary School principal, shows off his cheering skills during the school's character kids assembly on Friday. Jordan donned the cheerleading outfit and was pied in the face because the school's 174 students read 962 books over the summer, surpassing the 800-book challenge issued by Jordan. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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