We are always looking for new ways to encourage our students to develop a love of reading. FRES/LCS PTO holds a Readathon at each of our schools (FRES in the fall and LCS in the Spring). Students receive pledges or donations from family and friends to encourage them to read as much as possible during the event, which lasts two weeks. Students are rewarded for reading and fundraising, and we always top it off with a fun event. Principal O’Connell and Superintendent Lane are always willing to make the kids laugh with their antics if it rewards reading!
Students can collect cash and check donations, or use the online fundraising portal we set up for the event (99Pledges.com). This event precedes the Book Fair at each school, and part of the proceeds go toward giving each student a free book at the fair.