It is time to start our first annual Read-A-Thon here at Walterville. Below is a list of important dates and the prizes that students can earn, as well as an explanation of what a “unit” is for each grade level.
Please help your child collect pledges and/or donations from loved ones, friends, and neighbors to help challenge him/her to reach his/her reading goal. The pledges will be per unit:
Kinders: 10 minutes= 1 unit
1st-2nd: 15 minutes= 1unit
3rd-5th: 20 minutes= 1 unit
Feb 12: Kick off Assembly/Packets go home
Feb 12-Feb 28: Students collect pledges/donations
Feb16-Feb 26: Students keep track of units read
Feb 22: Students return packets for a check in
Feb 26: The last day to earn units toward pledges
Feb 29: Student Packets are due with any money
March 4: Prize Assembly
Top Pledge/Donation Earner Per Class:
The 8 winners will get a field trip to Barnes and Noble Bookstore where
they will each receive a $15.00 gift card to spend on books. After the bookstore, the winners will get a treat at Dicky Yo’s.
Classroom with the Most Units Read:
The classroom that has the most units read over the two weeks will win a
pizza and rootbeer float party.
All participants who bring in pledges or donations will receive a bookmark
and a pencil