Thanks to all the Yinghua parents, grandparents, friends, neighbors, and family members who supported our wonderful students in the 2015 Read-A-Thon. This was our most successful Read-A-Thon yet! Students read and recorded over 500,000 minutes during the event. We surpassed our donation goal and raised over $32,000 to support our school. Overall participation was up over 5% from last year. Individuals and classes were awarded trophies in the following categories:
Kindergarten through 1st Grade
-Ruan Loashi in K1 earned both most classroom minutes read and most classroom money raised
-Anika Yorkhall from 1B read the most minutes
-Isabella Schneider from K1 raised the most money
2nd through 4th Grade
-La Laoshi in 3D earned most classroom minutes read
-Zhao Laoshi in 3A raised the most classroom money
-Geneva Schneider from 3A read the most minutes and raised the most money
5th Grade through 8th Grade
-Xie Laoshi in 6A earned the most classroom minutes
-Yang Laoshi in 5A raised the most classroom money
-Marie Galligan from 7A read the most minutes
-Kai Gauley from 5A raised the most money
Winners took home trophies and will also be commemorated on Read-A-Thon plaques that will be displayed year round at Yinghua.
The three classrooms with the best participation rate are K4- Zhang Laoshi with 93%, 4A- Dong Laoshi with 91%, and 4C- Lin Laoshi with 91%.
Usborne generously donated three $100 gift certificates to the Read-A-Thon. All participants who met their reading and fundraising goals were entered in a drawing for the gift certificates. Mrs. Berg drew the winners’ names. They are Ian Lockwood-K3, Elijah Easton-3D, Julianne Mason-6B.
Thanks again for supporting our readers!