Last Saturday's reading clubs were full of arts and entertainment!
175 volunteers read to 375 students, with the help of
27 teachers and staff and 68 parents also in attendance.
Many of the kids were also delighted with the movie posters, prizes, and refurbished computers we gave away!
The kids are now officially back in school,
so the September Reading Clubs are going to be HUGE!
The 2014-15 school year started this week, so from
now through Sept. 19th we'll have more than a dozen
opportunities to publicize Reading to Kids at our
partner schools. To do that, we need your help as a
Reading to Kids Ambassador.
three different ways you can help out:
Kindergarten Orientations, Teacher
Breakfast Deliveries, and
We'll supply everything you need, including what to say at the
Kindergarten Orientations. Although it's great if you can speak
Spanish (even a little), all of our parent materials are
bilingual, and there's always someone who can translate for you
at the school.
These events set the course for the rest of the year and are
a wonderful way to interact with the kids and their parents, as
well as to honor the teachers. The more we publicize at
the beginning of the school year, the more children and families
we'll serve all year.
Please email us at inforeadingtokids.org or call the office at (310) 479-7455 if you want to
know more about being an Ambassador and the schedule of events.
If you or someone you know possesses the powers of magic and illusion, please contact us.
We are looking for
magicians to perform at each of our seven schools at our
October 11th reading clubs!
THANK YOU TO OUR SUMMER INTERNS!
Did you know that much of the smooth-running logistics of our
events and monthly reading clubs is made possible by a small, dedicated group of
If you have ever been impressed with how professional our materials and organizational techniques were over the past three months, you can thank our two fabulous summer interns,
Mildred Rodriguez and Kristin Jongkobkeait. They volunteered many hours of their summer vacation in the
Reading to Kids offices!
We could not have put on such enjoyable summer reading clubs without their
sunny personalities and creative work, and we wish them all the best as they head back to the "real world"!
Thanks, and we hope all of the teachers out there are having a great first week of school!