school is once again participating in the School Read-A-Thon from the 25th
July to the 19th August. The School Read-A-Thon is a stimulating, fun and literacy
based fundraiser that ensures we send the right message to our students about
developing literacy skills and creating a healthy mind. The main focus of this
event is on participation. Family support is most appreciated as we encourage
all students to get involved
participate, we are asking students read 30 minutes a day, five days a week,
over the 3 weeks from 25th July to 12th August. This is
completed in personal time, so we suggest parents get heavily involved with the
School Read-A-Thon. You can do this by listening to your child read a variety
of books, and ensuring they are fulfilling the requirements of reading for 30
minutes a day, 5 days a week. The last week until the 19th August is
the time to collect or deposit all money and choose your prize.
have received a Sponsorship Form to help collect sponsorship on behalf of the
school. The funds raised will be used to purchase: Chaplaincy Resources and
We ask all
parents to read the Sponsorship Form and sign the front page to grant
permission for their child to fundraise and participate in this event. In the Sponsorship Form you will find all the
tools you need for successful fundraising, and more!
raise at least $10 will receive a reward for effort. We have educated students
on the dangers of door knocking without adult supervision, please reiterate
this at home. The best people to ask for sponsorship are people you know (e.g.
friends, family, work colleagues and neighbours).
A new way to
help your child reach their sponsorship goals is through online fundraising.
Students raise an average of $103.38 when using online fundraising! To benefit
from this new feature, log on to readathon.com.au/students today!
fundraising is complete please help your child fill out Step 4 – How to Claim
Prizes, on the back page of the Sponsorship Form. Then tear it off and return
it with all money raised (unless deposited online) to the library on or before August
If you have any questions feel free to contact Wendy Coates in the library or Karen Fawcett in 1D.