Our NIE teachers and students look forward to the annual Serial Story that runs in The Columbian newspaper and ePaper every spring.

Every year we choose a Serial Story to run in our newspaper and ePaper for Clark County students and teachers to enjoy as an additional NIE tool within the classroom. Teachers who sign up through NIE to follow the Serial Story will also receive the story’s curriculum to use as a guide.

Typically, you will see the Serial Story in the paper running chapter by chapter every Tuesday & Thursday, March-May with the exception of spring break.

This Year’s Serial Story

This year's serial story will appear every Tuesday & Thursday in The Columbian newspaper and ePaper March 14th - May 4th. Order your free NIE copies today by filling out our NIE order form!

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S.O.R. Losers

Written by Avi
Illustrated by Timothy Bush

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Every kid is expected to play one sport a year at South Orange River Middle School. That’s why the school creates a soccer team for a bunch of boys who would rather work on computers, history and English. Not only are they not athletic, they don’t want to be on the team. School rules prevail however, so they must play. As the season begins, they lose games in hilariously amazing ways. As the losing continues, pressure mounts from schoolmates, faculty and family, to win. The boys struggle to be themselves both on and off the field, and by so doing, involve themselves in a sports story that is as wonderfully funny as it is unique, giving new meaning to the term, losers.

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