It’s official! The 2018 Educational Foundation of the Chesters Read–A-Thon was a huge success! There were 252 students who participated this year. We celebrate our young readers from Dickerson and Bragg who together logged 220,787 minutes, which is an increase from last year! We thank the parents, friends, principals, and teachers who supported the students and their efforts to raise close to $13,000 in pledges! This fundraising effort will continue to provide funding for grants, purchases of technology to support innovative classroom learning programs, new school clubs, and more!
Congratulations to the following classes for achieving the highest participation rate of their grade. They have been awarded $100 Amazon Gift Cards. Kindergarten: Mrs. Knowles 1st Grade: Mrs. McAvinn 2nd Grade: Mrs. Spurr 3rd Grade: Mrs. Thompson 4th Grade: Mrs. Seely 5th Grade: Mrs. Pennella
Congratulations to the highest pledges winners at Dickerson and Bragg, who win a $20 Amazon Gift Card and a pizza party lunch with their principal and a friend of their choice: Dickerson: Willow Fehling Bragg: Katerina Fehling
Congratulations to the following top readers in each grade. The top 3 readers in each grade (Pre K-5) were awarded a medal and a gift card.
The 2018 raffle winners are: Simon Kalashian (iPad), Rafe Dickens (Devils tickets), Vaughn Herrmann & Mackenzie Fleres (Liberty Science Center tickets), Ethan Lanoue, Ava Van Etten, Julianna Epstein & Declan Webster (Sky Zone Jump Pass), Christopher Blagoev, Audrey Mikos & Aideen Manning (Learning Express Gift Card), Andrew Madinabeitia (Circle Lanes Family Pass), Jack Gyselman, David Kofford & Makena Pajuans (AMC Gift Card). These names were picked in a drawing by the Superintendent of Chester Schools' Dr. Van Woert. Congratulations to all of our readers!!
The Educational Foundation of the Chesters wishes to thank the parents, teachers, and principals who support our children every day and who have made this program a huge success. The ultimate goal of the Read-A-Thon is to foster a life-long love of reading, and the children of Chester are well on their way!