Read-a-thon 2017 Calendar of Events

A Fundraiser that Celebrates Reading!

Wednesday, March 1stKick-off
                  Lunchtime, Monkton School Gym
          íReading Around the World” Theme

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

March 6-10th—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.

Wednesday, March 15th—“WEAR IN THE WORLD” day
í Students come with t-shirts from places they have visited or other cultural clothing and we
    will place their name with location on map of where in the world they are from!

Tuesday, March 21st—Author Visit: JAN REYNOLDS
Time TBA, Monkton School Gym
í Jan Reynolds is a local author of many books that focus on vanishing cultures from around the world

March 27-31st—Mystery reader week
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

Monday, April 3rdcollect, tally & post final numbers
í Remember to bring in your reading log sheets AND sponsor pledge money!

Thursday, April 6th—closing ceremony
2:35pm, All School Meeting, Monkton School Gym
í Prizes for Top Readers & Top Reading Classrooms
í Raffle drawings for logs and pledge money turned in a time
í Teacher or staff member with most votes will do something “out of this world!”

Collect: All pledge money due on Monday, April 3rd

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