Thank you to the READING OLYMPICS PARTICIPANTS

Thank you so much for participating in this school-wide event and raising money to support our Parents Association. As you know you, the PA helps provide special programs and resources to EVCS that directly benefit our children. If anyone has last minute sponsor sheets and donations to hand in, please find James or Allison Gordon in the yard at pick up today.

Thanks again!
The Reading Olympics Team

Did you forget to hand in your READING OLYMPICS forms and donations?

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Thank you so much to everyone who has turned in sponsor sheets and donations to your teachers for the READING OLYMPICS. If you have not handed yours in IT’S NOT TOO LATE! You can include cash in the envelopes or if you prefer to write a check, you can make it out to EVCS Parents Association, OR you can use this link for online donations:

http://evcsnyc.org/2017/03/sponsor-a-student-for-reading-olympics/

We would like to collect all forms and donations before the vacation and will be giving out certificates and prizes upon our return.

With appreciation,
The Reading Olympics Team

LAST WEEK OF THE READING OLYMPICS!

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We hope everyone has enjoyed reading books for this year’s READING OLYMPICS! We are so proud of all our wonderful readers. This is the last week to complete reading logs and collect donations from sponsors. Maybe use this week to post (or email) a picture or video of your child telling all about the books they have read and ask for donations to support our PA. The link below can be used to collect donations online:

http://evcsnyc.org/2017/03/sponsor-a-student-for-reading-olympics/

Remember, please give sponsor sheets and donations to your child’s teacher by Monday, April 3.

Thanks so much!
The Reading Olympics Team

Reading Olympics – Send online link to your sponsor

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I hope you are all enjoying reading with your kids or watching them read independently for the 2017 READING OLYMPICS!

Sometimes getting sponsors is the hardest part. Consider sending emails to family and friends or posting in Facebook. Maybe have your child make a video about the books they are reading and explain how sponsors can donate $1 per book or hour of reading. Here is the link you can give to anyone who would like to sponsor your child. The money will go straight to the PA and your child will get credit for the donation.

http://evcsnyc.org/2017/03/sponsor-a-student-for-reading-olympics/

Two weeks to go!

Happy reading,
The Reading Olympics Team

Sponsor a student for Reading Olympics 2017

The 2017 Reading Olympics are on!

During March, students at EVCS will read 10 books or read for 10 hours to help raise money for school enrichment programs.

You can encourage your favorite student and help us fund theater, music, computer, and other special programs for the whole school by pledging just $1/book or $1/hour. (You are also more than welcome to pledge more … )

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Name of the student you are sponsoring:
Pledge $ x 10 books or 10 hours

Thank you!

Reading Olympics and Book Recommendations

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Reading Olympics and Book Recommendations

Just a friendly reminder to find the Reading Olympics reading log/sponsor sheet and envelope in your child’s backpack. Also, below is a wonderfully curated reading list from Julie Lansky (thanks, Julie!) for all our students. Happy Reading!

PreK/K

PETE THE CAT’S SUPER COOL READING COLLECTION / My First I Can Read series by James Dean (HarperCollins)

WE ARE GROWING! ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE LIKE READING by Mo Willems and Laurie Keller (Disney/Hyperion)

MY COUSIN MOMO by Zacharia Ohora (Dial Books)

HEART TO HEART by Lois Ehlert (Beach Lane Books)

THE MOON IS GOING TO ADDY’S HOUSE by Ida Pearle (Dial Books)

LEAVE ME ALONE! by Vera Brosgol (Roaring Brook Press)

MY KITE IS STUCK! AND OTHER STORIES by Salina Yoon (Bloomsbury)

1st Grade

Continue reading

Reading Olympics and Book Sale

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The 2017 Reading Olympics is here! Please look in your child’s backpack this Friday for sponsor sheets and information. The envelope included is to collect donations. We are encouraging all students to read and log books throughout the month of March (literacy awareness month) and to collect donations from sponsors for the books they read. But remember, all students who read books and hand in a reading log, whether or not donations are collected, will get a prize for their wonderful efforts!

To kick off the Reading Olympics, there will be a BOOK SALE in the yard THIS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY MORNING.
Please donate your gently used books appropriate for preK through 5th grade students on those days. Books are $1 for paperbacks and $2 for hardcover. We look forward to seeing you there 🙂

Kind regards,
The Reading Olympics Team

Reading Olympics prizes are coming home

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Teachers will be sending home Reading Olympics certificates and prizes today and tomorrow. Please look in your children’s backpacks so you don’t miss them! (There are some valuable prizes for our big winners)

Thank you so much for your participation. Please let your children know that they helped raise over $6000 for our school! Yay!

Best,
Allison Gordon and the PA

Remember, all children who completed a reading log, with or without sponsors, are acknowledged. If your child was accidentally overlooked, please let me know right away.

Reading Olympics 2016 was a success!

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Thank you so much to all of our amazing readers and fundraisers! The children who participated should be very proud of their work and their contribution to EVCS. Our community raised over $6000 this year!Reading Olympics donations go directly to the PA general fund to support special activities and education in our school.

Certificates and prizes for all participants will be in backpacks soon 🙂