Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Week 1 Results are In!

What a fantastic first "week" (May 1-4th) of reading! It was very exciting to see the reading logs come in and all the wonderful minutes read by the students.  A special thanks to Erin and Meredith for helping with the tallying.  A reminder that if your student forgot their log on Monday, if they bring it in this coming Monday, May 12th, their minutes from Week 1 still count!  We will back log their minutes. 

Also, the first time students bring in their reading log, they will receive a pass to the Ben & Jerry's Factory in Waterbury.  Each student will get only one pass on their first time turning in the log, whether their first time was this past week or if their "first time" is in a week ahead. Please note that students 12 and under are free at the Factory anyway, but this pass can be used for the adult who drove them or anyone else accompanying them who is older than 12 years old.  We are grateful to Ben & Jerry's for donating these passes to Monkton Central students!  

We are happy to announce the average minutes/students in each classroom and the top reader in each grade:

Average Minutes/Students in Each Classroom - Week 1
Ms. Leggett - 27 minutes
Ms. Carter - 69 minutes
Ms. Way - 81 minutes
Ms. Yerrick - 46 minutes
Ms. Foley - 33 minutes
Ms. Goetz - 89 minutes
Ms. McLane - 99 minutes
Ms. Gagner - 26 minutes
Ms. Pierpont - 26 minutes
Teachers - 108 minutes

School-wide Average - 54 minutes

Top Reader in Each Grade - Week 1
Kindergarten - Isla Underwood
1st Grade - Ryan Cross
2nd Grade - Ian Funke
3rd Grade - Cassandra Guillemette
4th Grade - Kassidy Jay
5th Grade - Christofer Wolak
6th Grade - Haley Bushey
Teachers - Ms. Way

A reminder that the Scholastic Book Fair is happening this week and is a great opportunity for students to pick out a new book to read during the Read-a-thon!

We also wanted to share the YouTube video from Ocoee Middle School called "Gotta Keep Reading" that was shown to students on May 1st at the Read-a-thon Kick Off during School Meeting.  Let's keep on reading!

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