Read-a-thon 2018 Calendar of Events

A Fundraiser that Celebrates Reading!

Thursday, March 1stKick-off
Lunchtime, Monkton School Gym
íReading is my Superpower!” Theme

Thursday, March 1st—Start Reading and recording!
í Reading Logs are sent home with students

Tuesday, March 6th—Author Visit: Steve Swinburne
TBA, Monkton School Gym
í Steve Swinburne is a Vermont author of many books that focus on wildlife and the nature world
Wednesday, March 14th—“Who's Your Hero” day
í Students come dressed like a hero, either someone in their lives or someone about whom they have read

March 19-23rd—Mystery reader week
 Lunchtime, Monkton School Gym
í A short passage from a book will be read during lunchtime and students will have the chance to guess the book title and author

March 26-28th—D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and read) Week
í Students take books with them and at random times each day, D.E.A.R. will be announced over the speaker.  Students and adults will drop everything and read for 10 minutes. 

Monday, April 2ndcollect, tally & post final numbers
í Remember to bring in your reading log sheets AND sponsor pledge money!

Thursday, April 5th—closing ceremony
2:30pm, All School Meeting, Monkton School Gym
í Prizes for Top Readers & Top Participation Classrooms
í Raffle drawings for logs and pledge money turned in a time
í Teacher or staff member with most votes will do something “heroic!”

Collect: All pledge money due on Monday, April 2nd

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