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Lenz 2021 PTA Read-A-Thon!

Hello Lenz Families!  We are excited for the Lenz 2021 PTA Read-A-Thon!  The Read-A-Thon will run from March 1-10.  To help track your student's minutes and have fun along the way, please see the attached pdf for a Reading Log as well as instructions on how to register for the Read-A-Thon. After registering, directions for entering minutes can be found here

We have some great prizes for our students thanks to our 2021 Lenz PTA Read-A-Thon sponsors and the generosity of so many Lenz families.  Our Read-A-Thon strives to include all of our Lenz students, so there are many ways to win, including: by minutes, by most donations raised, for classes, individuals and teachers.  All students who participate also will receive a bookmark.  Top prizes are listed below.

Reading Prizes

  • Any student who records 200 minutes read at home from March 1-10 will be entered to win a gift card.
  • Most Minutes Read - Overall: The student who reads the most minutes overall will receive a $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and a Lenz spirit prize.
  • Most Minutes Read - Grade: The student who reads the most minutes in their grade will receive a $10 gift card. 
  • Most Minutes Read -  Class: The student in each class who reads the most minutes will receive a medal. 

Fundraising Prizes

  • Any student who raises $25 dollars in donations will be entered to win a gift card.
  • Most Money Raised - Overall: The student that raises the most money will receive a $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and a Lenz spirit prize.
  • Most Money Raised - Grade: The student who raises the most money in their grade will receive a $10 gift card. 
  • Most Money Raised -  Class: The student in each class who raises the most money will receive a medal. 

Teacher and Class Incentives

  • Each class that raises $500 in donations will earn a pajama day!
  • Most Minutes Read - Grade Winners: The class that reads the most minutes in each grade will receive a trophy to be kept until next year’s Read-A-Thon.   
  • Most Money Raised - Grade Winners: The class that raises the most money for each grade will win Starbucks and Scholastic gift cards for their teacher and Lenz Read-A-Thon spirit prizes.
  • Most Minutes Read Overall: The class that reads the most minutes will be treated to a "Virtual Field Trip" with the Animal Ark.
  • Most Money Raised Overall: The teacher of the class that raises the most money will get to spray the principal with silly string!

Once again, thank you to our generous Lenz families and 2021 Lenz PTA Read-A-Thon corporate sponsors: Kautz Environmental Consultants, Silver Oaks Care Home & Memory Care, Welmerink Orthodontics, Branded Screen Printing, and B3 Motorsports. 

Attachments: 

January 2020

School Emergency Drill, Grand Gala fundraiser, Congratulations To 3 of our Lenz Teachers, Jenna Larkin(1st grade), Liz Lepe (3rd grade), and Cheryl Johnson(3rd grade), for achieving their National Board Certification in Elementary Education
 

December 2019

Letter from Principle Keller regarding student safety during drop offs and pickups, letter from Lenz (Lobbyguard visitor, student wellness) PTA meeting notes, Great Full Gardens Fundraiser, Box tops winning class is Mrs.Goldner
 

November 2019

Letter from Lindsay Lyons (PTA President), Food bank fundraiser, Save The Date for VIP & Me Breakfast event, Display My Art details and letter from Washoe County School District regarding Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act Notification.

2019 Jog-a-Thon

RUN LIKE A LEOPARD
Students will complete as many laps as they can in 30 minutes! Parents are invited to come join their children run their laps and enjoy this fun fitness challenge.

4th, 5th & 6th: 9: 15 – 10 AM
2nd & 3rd: 10-10:45 AM
Kinder & 1st : 10:45- 11:30 AM

For every grade level, a prize will be awarded to the student with the most laps completed!! We are using 99 Pledges for you to support your child. Simply go to https://app.99pledges.com/fund/Lenz, find your student’s teacher and donate to their class page. We encourage reaching out to friends and family to ask to support your student’s class! We will be awarding a prize for the class with the highest pledged amount so get out there and get some pledges!

If you prefer check or cash, please use attached PLEDGE FORM.

Our goal is to raise $8000 in pledges! If we surpass this goal, Principal Keller has a surprise for the entire school! We want to see all the students out there in the jog a thon t-shirt! If you would like to volunteer or run with your student, the tees are available in adult sizes as well! We will need LOTS of volunteers to make this event a success. Please look for an email from SIGN-UP GENIUS for ways to help out!

We want to see all the students out there in the jog a thon t-shirt! If you would like to volunteer or run with your student, the tees are available in adult sizes as well! We will need LOTS of volunteers to make this event a success. Please look for an email from SIGN-UP GENIUS for ways to help out!

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You may print the below details and turn in your T-Shirt Order Form
Youth: $10
Adult: $15
We want to see every student out there in their jog-a-thon tee. If the cost does not work for your family, please contact Lindsay Lyons (lmduringer@yahoo.com).
PLEASE TURN IN T-SHIRT ORDER FORM NO LATER THAN THURSDAY, OCT 3rd
Student Name: __________________________
Teacher’s Name: ___________________
Choose size(s):
Youth: YXS S M L XL
Adult sizes: S M L XL 2XL
Total # of t-shirts: _____ Youth ($10) _____ Adult ($15)
Total Cost: $_______
All proceeds from t-shirt sales will go to the Lenz PTA PE Program Fund.

October 2019

Message from Principle regarding parking rules, PTA news - details on Jog-A-Thon event, Lenz PTA website, progress on box top, support your child's school & creativity and sign up for Display My Art, Flu Shot reminders, nonperishable food collection bins which starts October 10th and concludes December 19th
 

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