Reading Season Has Begun!
Edgewood Elementary School is a proud participant of AEA's 4th Annual Be A Champion and Read Contest. Students will be motivated to participate through reading rallies with guest readers and other special guests. The media specialist will monitor and chart student progress. Teachers are encouraged to decorate their doors for this initiative.
The Alabama Education Association is proud to announce our 4th Annual Be A Champion and Read Contest. The goal of the program is to get students and parents excited about reading. What better way to do it in our state than getting Big Al and Aubie involved!
All K-8 students who read six books qualify to win a trip to the Iron Bowl with two guests, sideline passes, and pre-game activities.
Lucky teachers and librarians of participating schools are also eligible to win thousands of dollars for their classrooms and libraries. Roll Tide! War Eagle! Keep Reading!
Iron Bowl Tickets – The two winning students (one for Alabama and one for Auburn) and two guests will receive free tickets to the Iron Bowl! Each prize includes sideline passes and pre-game activities.
$500 – Seven participating teachers will be randomly drawn from all entries and will each win $500 for their classroom!
$2,000 – Two schools with at least 70 percent student participation will be randomly drawn and will win $2,000 for each of their libraries!
$500 - Two teachers and/or librarians who decorate bulletin boards, walls, or doors to promote the contest will each be eligible to win $500. Photo submissions will be accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org until November 12, 2014. A panel of judges will choose the winners.
Contest Rules: http://www.myaea.org/wp-content/uploads/Contest-Rules1.pdf
Parent Letter: http://www.myaea.org/wp-content/uploads/Parents-letter-web.pdf
Book List Form: http://www.myaea.org/wp-content/uploads/Book-List-14.pdf