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Darcy and Skylar ward

by Kim Ward

Supporting: Edison Elementary School's 2020 Read-A-Thon for Thomas Edison Elementary Foundation

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Each of the girls need to raise $175 to hit the top tier of fundraising for read-a-thon. Both girls are reading up a storm and on track to be in the 1,000 minute club. This is especially amazing for Darcy who has just has reading really click in the last month.


We only ask our families and friends once a year to help out our school and this year we're asking for your help with the read-a-thon. A fundraiser near and dear to my ❤️, being a greedy reader. 


The money raised from this goes towards our tech program at school and funds the beautification and kindness club that I'm leading this year too.


Please give generously to help the girls school be there best that it can be. 

Cheers!


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The 5th annual Read-A-Thon continues our tradition at Thomas Edison Elementary School of emphasizing the joy of reading, growing as readers,  and helping support our school programs. Although this event is a fund raising activity, our true goal is to inspire students to become life-long readers.

 Edison Elementary is proud to be an Advanced Technology Magnet and Spanish FLAG School. We are also a Title 1 school. Read-A-Thon is organized by parent volunteers with the Thomas Edison Elementary Foundation (TEEF). Students can create their own fundraising pages by clicking on the "Fundraise" button above.  Parents:  you can help set up the page, just be sure to type in the student's name on the Sign-Up page so that donations get credited to the student.  You may use the email address of your choice to track your student's progress.  You can also create a team for your teacher if you do not see one already. 

 

Students who participate and raise funds will be eligible to receive prizes.

   

Prizes: (based on funds raised)

$10 - Shirt

$25 - Shirt, Access Code to E-Books

$75 - Shirt, Access Code to E-Books, Free Dress Pass

$125 - Shirt, Access Code to E-Books, Free Dress Pass, MINISO reading buddy

$175+ - Shirt, Access Code to E-Booka, Free Dress Pass, MINISO reading buddy, & Spin-to-Win to Win Prizes such as: Disney Tickets, Event Tickets, Gift Cards, Books and more...

           

In addition:

Top readers/fundraisers in each grade will receive a $40 Gift Card to TARGET

* If we reach our fundraising goal of $10,000, the entire school gets a extra recess!

* Students who read at least 360 minutes and turn in their reading log by February 24th will receive a Book Voucher and a MINISO participation prize. 

*Students who complete the "Non-Book Challenge Bingo" will receive a MINISO participation prize.

* Students who read 1,000 minutes will be a part of the 1,000 Minutes Club and will receive a special certificate and a MINISO reading buddy!

 

And join in for daily lunch activities at school!

11:00am – 1:00pm each day

  • Tuesday, February 11th – Slam Poetry with Kindness Club
  • Wednesday, February 12th – Reading Circle 
  • Thursday, February 13th – Story Book Walk Through
  • Friday, February 14th – Book Swap & Make your own Bookmark

And reading circles every Wednesday!

11:00am-1:00pm Reading circles will be centered around Black History Month and Social Justice.

  • Wednesday, February 5th
  • Wednesday, February 12th
  • Wednesday, February 19th
  • Wednesday, February 26th

And daily activities in the library after school!

  • Tuesday, February 18th 2:00pm-3:30pm – Reading to Eddie the Eagle, choose from a wide selection of books about Black Women in STEM. 
  • Wednesday, February 19th 3:00pm-4:00pm – Social Justice Reading Group “Henry’s Freedom Box” and “Child of the Civil Rights Movement” 
  • Thursday, February 20th 3:00pm-4:00pm - "If You GIve a Pig a Party" with special guest Mouse from "If You GIve a Mouse a Cookie"

The Edison Read-A-Thon is organized by the Thomas Edison Elementary Foundation (TEEF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization led by Edison parents who volunteer their time for our school. Your donation for Read-A-Thon is tax-deductible. TEEF's tax ID is 45-3308542. If you have questions, you may email us at info@teeffoundation.com.


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