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Read-a-Thon Ends Monday
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:50 AM

This is the last full week of the annual Burroughs Read-a-Thon fundraiser.

Raising money for the Burroughs PTA fund and simultaneously encouraging children to discover the joy of reading has been a successful combination for the Burroughs Community for over a decade.

Each year the students, staff and families of Burroughs accumulate a few more minutes read and a few more dollars raised. The reading challenge given to the students is a collective 2 million minutes. This challenge raised over $100,000 last year for the PTA to purchase classroom supplies, gym equipment, books for the library, field trips, overnights like Camp Voyager and Deep Portage and so much more.

The students at Burroughs benefit directly from the Read-a-Thon donations, and the competition reinforces good reading habits.

Encourage your child to contribute their efforts to the Read-a-Thon and remember to hand in your tally sheet the first week of March.