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Leslie Johnson's second-graders admire J.K. Rowling and want to take care of animals - Source Washington post

Posted on Feb 12,2019
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Leslie Johnson’s second-graders at Bucknell Elementary in Alexandria, Virginia, are the February Class of KidsPost. Many of them like animals, videos and cake. (Bucknell Elementary)

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By Dara Elasfar

ALEXANDRIA, VA. -  Leslie Johnson’s second-grade class at Bucknell Elementary in Alexandria, Virginia, is the February Class of KidsPost. Johnson’s 16 student’s love the Harry Potter series, care about animals and enjoy eating cake.

We will feature one class in grades two through seven each month of the school year. If you would like your class considered, ask your teacher to download our questionnaire at, have students fill it out, and send it, along with a class picture, to ­kidspost@­washpost.­com. Classes chosen receive a KidsPost Chesapeake Bay or Journey to Space poster, a KidsPost pencil for each student and a selection of books. Teachers interested in learning more about KidsPost can sign up for our weekly email at

Favorite author and favorite book: The Harry Potter series is an overall favorite of this class with five votes. Mo Willem’s “Elephant and Piggie” books snagged second place. Authors they enjoy are E.B. White, Dav Pilkey and Megan McDonald.

Favorite singer or musician: Pop star Ariana Grande was the Number 1 pick, with four votes. There was stiff competition for second place between DJ Marshmello and Bucknell Elementary music teacher Lisa Pasch.

Favorite game, sport or hobby: Johnson’s students enjoy so many hobbies and sports that there was no clear favorite. But drawing, soccer, Roblox, Fortnite and reading were some of the picks.

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