In two-week chunks, over the course of the past nine years, students in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District (BRSSD) have logged millions of minutes reading thousands of books to help raise funds for School-Force, the district's education foundation.
The 10th annual Reading Power Read-A-Thon will kick off this Friday, Jan. 18 and will run for two weeks, through Feb. 1.
Organizers say that in addition to raising funds, the Read-A-Thon also serves to foster a love of reading in K-8 students in Belmont and Redwood Shores.
Students log the amount of time they read and collect pledges from friends and extended family. Last year, Belmont-Redwood Shores . Those funds are helping to support class size reduction, libraries, music, reading specialists and many other programs this year. For more information, contact your school’s Reading Power Chairperson or email email@example.com or go to http://schoolforce.org/reading-power/
Reading Power pledge packet will be sent home with students in the district soon.
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