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DESCRIPTIONRead-A-Thon Fundraiser. We are having a Read-a-thon …. A Read-a-thon is a great way to raise money because 100% of the money raised goes back to our school!. We are having a Read-a-thon …. $19,000!. School Goal – Our goal is to raise…. We are having a Read-a-thon …. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
A Read-a-thon is a great way to raise money because 100% of the money raised goes back to our school!
We are having a Read-a-thonSchool Goal Our goal is to raiseWe are having a Read-a-thon$19,000!Student Goal Each Student Raises $25Example: We are having a Read-a-thon
Take Home Pledge Packet
Go to www.riggsreadathon.org Click on the Register to Participate button! Your sponsors will click Support a Participant button to sponsor you. How It WorksAsk ParentsGrandparentsAunts and Uncles Family Friends to pledge either a $$ amount per minute or a flat amount
How It Works
How It WorksStart Reading!!!
Reading must take place outside of school.You can only read a book once for the contest.You can read independently or other people can read to youIf you read to your friend or sibling, it counts for both of you!Read-a-thon Rules
Reading aloud to the dogthe catthe goldfish...on the busin a carin a tree counts or under the bed covers with a flashlight counts.
Read-a-thon Rules (Page 2)
Reading instead of doing homework does not count. Reading instead of watching TV does!Assigned reading for homework and book reports counts.The total # of minutes for a weekday = 300 The total # of minutes for a weekend day/holiday = 600Read-a-thon Rules (Page 3)
Star Reader - The student in each grade that READS the most minutes and the student who earns the most money! Star Readers will get to go in a Limo to SONIC with Mrs. Weyenberg!How you win
Class Winners will get one of these parties
Electronics or Game Board PartyMovieDodgeball PartyWii Dance Party
How you win
If you earn more than $25 in pledges will be entered into a drawing to win one of many prizes
Sonic, Dairy Queen, FrostAnd many more
How you win
Every student that participates will receive a certificate and a prize just for turning in your form
There will also be a daily prize drawing during collection week, so make sure you get your pledge forms and donations in early!
How you win
And for the Teacher of the classes that win will receive a gift from one of the great places
Blue 32 Sports Grill, Cantino Laredo, Gordos Restaurant, Grimaldis, PF Changs, Ooh La La Boutique, The Body Kitchen
How you winGet Pledges from 8/26 to 8/31
Read, Read, Read from 9/1 to 9/8
Turn In your pledge forms from 9/9 to 9/13
Winners will be announced the following week!
Timeline of EventsGOOD LUCK! Lets Get Reading!
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