17,171 hours logged in the summer of 2018!
Summer 2019 dates to be announced in May
- 1 Raffle Ticket for every 10 hours read
- 1 Raffle Ticket for every $20 raised!
- EXTRA 3 Raffle Tickets for students raising $100-$200
- Extra 6 Raffle Tickets for every $200-$300 raised0
- Top Fundraiser in each grade gets 5 extra raffle tickets
- Top 3 readers and Top 3 raffle prize winners get to have lunch with Principal Lea
Raffle prizes may include gift cards (Apple store, Target, etc), scholastic bucks, teacher movie afternoon, free dress pass, etc.
What is BOOK IT BOBCATS?
Bill Roberts’ summer reading program that fosters literacy while raising funds for our school. Kids track their summer reading, ask friends/family for sponsorship and in the fall we celebrate their success and give out some pretty cool prizes!!
Our primary goal is to get EVERY child engaged in this program and reading throughout the summer. We want them to come back to school in the fall prepared to learn! We hope it will also help establish reading as a priority and a habit in our kids.
And for younger students, did you know that there is a direct correlation between the number of books read to a child and the child’s reading success? Reading aloud to our child is one of the best ways to help your child become a strong reader. More Reading at Home tips…
Additionally, we have a fundraising goal – we would love for each student to ask 10 people to sponsor their summer reading and raise $40,000 for our school. Why do we fundraise? More about supporting our children’s education…
Prizes The more you read, the more prizes you earn!
Who can participate?
We want ALL students planning to be at Bill Roberts for the upcoming school year to participate in BOOK IT.
If you didn’t receive the materials, download the Book It Bobcats Reading Chart and participation chart to start.
New to Bill Roberts?
BOOK IT BOBCATS is the perfect way to help your child prepare for school and get them involved in Bill Roberts right away.
Regardless of grade, THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! Download the reading chart and participation form to start. Your child will not want to miss the fun in the fall BOOK IT celebrations!
What You Need To Do
Kids will bring home BOOK IT materials May 26. Parents should help kids set a summer reading goal and complete the online participation form by June 2nd.
READ! READ! READ! Use the reading chart to keep track of your hours read from June 1st – Sept 9th. Parents or siblings reading to children counts! Kids earn a raffle ticket for great prizes for every 25 hours read! Over the summer, try asking at least 10 people to donate to your reading campaign.
Add up your summer reading hours, donations and fill out your participation forms and submit them to your teacher by September 14. Donations can be made online by clicking the “Sponsor Your Summer Reader!” button at the top of the page or collecting cash or checks (made payable to Bill Roberts PTA). Your child will not want to miss the fun BOOKIT celebrations in the fall, so sign up now!
Super Reader Celebration!
Join the Super Reader Celebration by reading 100 hours to receive VIP treatment at the BOOK IT celebration! We will celebrate all of our BOOKIT students at the start of the school year.
For more details or questions, please email Parent Volunteer Adie Tate at firstname.lastname@example.org