AcademyACL Read-a-thon: October 12-15, 2012
We only do one all-school fundraiser all year... no product sales!
Our philosophy for fundraising focuses on our goal for ‘community’:
We “raise friends” and we celebrate the joy of a highly challenging, highly supportive education at AcademyACL.
What is a “Read-a-Thon”?
“R3: Refining our goals, Relating to our community, and Realizing our dreams”
What’s the Schedule?
What’s the Schedule? (continued)
How is this money used?
What’s the Process?
2. Return your pledge forms quickly, and keep working to find sponsors until October 12th to be counted for Challenges.
3. Begin reading at school at 8:00am on October 12th.
4. Count and Record all of the pages you read from that time until 8:00pm on Monday, October 15th (no school, Teacher Workday).
5. Return your Record Sheet on Tuesday, October 16th with your pages totaled.
6. Receive letters with your results, and give to your sponsors beginning October 25th.
7. Collect money from your sponsors and return it to the school by November 8th.
What do I do?
…a student, find your TOP TEN (or more) friends who can sponsor you for at least $10 each, and go for the Challenges!
…a parent, help your child to find the TOP TEN or more sponsors and contact local businesses you know to see if they will become Business Sponsors.
…a business owner or manager, consider becoming a GOLD ($200+) or SILVER ($100+) sponsor, and/or donating items that can be used as prizes for students and staff who meet sponsorship challenge goals.
Set your own goals as high as you can, and challenge each other, too!
CHALLENGE #1: ALL STUDENTS
Find your TOP TEN sponsors (and more!) who will donate at least $10 to sponsor you. Try to beat the other Division Challenges, too!
CHALLENGE #2: YOUR DIVISION
Raises money towards Expeditionary Learning, other trips and additional school goals.
Find at least 2 business sponsors who would like to be a GOLD or SILVER sponsor and/or donate goods or services that can be used as prizes for challenges.
What happens if I meet a challenge?
- Bookfair helpers
- Coordinating snacks
- Door monitors
- Data Entry
- Business Recruitment
- Celebrations & Prizes Facilitators
- Set up
- Clean up
- Snacks table
- Check in, Check out table
- Classroom Record Keepers
REMINDER: COMPLETED SPONSOR SHEETS DUE BACK AT SCHOOL AT 8am OCTOBER 12TH.
MONEY IS DUE NOVEMBER 8TH.
THANK YOU to our 2011 Business Sponsors:
Baskin-Robbins (3244 Centennial Blvd., 471-8989)
Blackjack Pizza (1915 W. Uintah, 633-1200)
Borriello Brothers Pizza (3240 Centennial Blvd., 520-5604)
Chick-Fil-A (575 Garden of the Gods Rd., 531-7320)
Colorado Balloon Classic (328 Bonfoy Ave., 471-4833)
Challenger Learning Center (10215 Lexington Drive, Ste 110, 598-9755)
Colorado Springs Chiropractic Center (524 N. Weber St.)
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (4385 Tutt Blvd., 597-1449)
Dogtooth Coffee Company (505 E. Columbia St. #100, 632-0125)
Hooked on Books (3918 Maizeland Rd., 596-1621)
Karla Ross Investment Services (578-0404)
Little Richard's Toystore (320 N Tejon St., 578-0012)
Pikes Perk (14 S Tejon St., 635-1600)
Village Inn (535 Garden of the Gods Rd., 598-5331)
Wink's Automotive & Performance, LLC (2508 Platte Pl., 633-0004)