[baisl] Re: Summer Read-A-Thon

  • From: Melissa Mendiola <mmendiola@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: baisl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:15:34 -0700

Hi Brian,
Thank you for sharing information about your read-a-thon.

-Melissa


Melissa Mendiola
Librarian
San Francisco Day School

(415) 568-3672

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Thomas, Brian <bthomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Hi Melissa,
>
>  We host a 24 hour read-a-thon.  We ended up canceling this year but we
> are looking to continue in a modified form again next year.  We schedule
> the event on a holiday weekend.  Students sign up as teams ahead of time
> and bring in a permission slip that their parents have signed stating that
> it is ok that they spend the night.  Students also collect pledges that go
> to the particular charity that we select for the year.
>
>  We get parent volunteers and alumni to staff shifts of the 24 hour
> period (usually more like 18 hours).  One of the two players must be
> reading at all times.  Players are disqualified if they stop reading or
> fall asleep :)
>
>  I can give you more details off list
>
>   Brian Thomas
> Director of Library Media Services
> Saint Mary’s College High School
> http://www.saintmaryschs.org/
> 510-559-6228
>
>
>   From: Melissa Mendiola <mmendiola@xxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: "baisl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <baisl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:34 PM
> To: "baisl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <baisl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [baisl] Summer Read-A-Thon
>
>   Hello all -
>
>  We will be hosting a Read-A-Thon this summer. One resource available is
> www.read-a-thon.com
> <http://cp.mcafee.com/d/2DRPosrhoj7c6zBeXUUTsSUMqemrIKc6T63hOPtyZPrz1EVpKOU-rs7c9zC7HCO4OtltE2GjlIjFM04TiqJyte00CPhOxqPWbX_nVdNxVcQsZuVtdBxPDXCzBxZPBHEShjlKejVkffGhBrwqrhdFCXYyy-eud7b0VAsrKr01h_k2-BVAWMVv3p3pkfbAaJMJUatz_DOFeD00jrzOr1IQJAdBgYQKCy0orll-9Ew1vWwn42U99RwrjsdEt-ydh>
>  ---
> QUESTIONS:
>
>  - Has anyone used www.read-a-thon.com
> <http://cp.mcafee.com/d/FZsS76Qm4NP1EVjK-edTdKc6zBCXbz1JNwQsIToLsSUMqemrIKfCT1P2oVxWVIxcDlnq0GARr4Ws01dQCHoDjw09IQsEmI-y-_R-jsoujd7fnKnjposV-VEVovsVqWdAkRrzA-l3PWApmU6CQPqpK_8ELzDzhOMep76XCM0kvR0LFupeIenMSgSl3OV2Hsbu2Do_VYGjFM04SUYCMrdbp3pkfdbFEw66Rlvyq80n-E5N0K2ito6QT3sxsn7xHJT_6x>
>  to
> host the event?
> - Has your school hosted a Read-A-Thon?
> - If so, how was the event organized?
>
>  Any feed back is appreciated!
>
>  -Melissa
>
>
>
>  Melissa Mendiola
> Librarian
> San Francisco Day School
>
>  (415) 568-3672
>

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