Read A Thon Forms 2024

We are so excited to announce our Reas-A-Thon is back. We will hand out the packets to participate this week during library, there is a stack in the front office, EA's will have for you during 20 day meetings, and they are attached here.

Join us for our Read-A-Thon and mark your calendars for our 4th! Scholastic Book Fair April 3-10th! 

Get ready to travel 35,500 miles with Around the World READING!

The Arete Read-A-Thon will take place February 1st-29th and is open to every student and their families. Students will keep track of the minutes they spend each day reading books. You are welcome to use any genre of book that you can find in your home, your county library, or our very own Arete library. Participate as a family to help them achieve their prize goals. Are they not at an independent reading level yet? No worries! Reading to them counts as well!

 Turn in your reading Passport to get stamped each week to collect cool prizes including a hot cocoa / “high tea” party and pizza lunch served to you by Ms. Sarah Schwartz! All students who earn the parties are invited to Arete to receive their awards!Please see the details of our Read a Thon in our “Reading to Get the Goal” flier with attached reading log.

What do scientific studies say about reading with your child at least 

20 minutes a day?
-It improves their literacy and word identification number
-Makes them better writers over time

-Improves mathematical and logic skills

-Strengthens empathy and overall social emotional development

-Grows their imagination, creativity,  and connection to the world

-Is the #1 way to improve spelling