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Tally Those Minutes!
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 9:10 AM

Tally Those Minutes!

Students need to turn in Read-a-Thon forms and donations by Friday, March 4.

It's been a fantastic, wonderful, very good month of reading, and now it's time to tally the minutes for the 2016 Read-a-Thon! Teachers will send home information on how many in-class minutes were read. Students can add that number to their tally sheets and total their minutes for the month.

Parents need to sign the form before it is returned to school. All forms—and donations that are not via the GiveMN.org website—need to be included in the envelope that students return to their teachers by Friday, March 4. We are looking for 100% participation, even if your child does not submit donations. Classrooms that have a tally form from each student will earn an ice-cream party. If you need another copy of the Read-a-Thon packet, click here.

If your child has outstanding pledges and cannot collect funds by the Friday due date, funds can be turned in after Friday at the Burroughs office. Late funds will be applied to the participant's tally, if possible.

Every student benefits from the Read-a-Thon: All funds raised go to the Burroughs PTA to help pay for school activities and learning materials. We thank all teachers, families, and guest readers for helping to inspire a love of reading with our students.

Important Upcoming Read-a-Thon Dates:

Wednesday, March 9 Tally Night
Friday, March 18 Closing Ceremony at 9:30 am
Week of March 21 Pizza and Ice Cream Parties