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Weekly News Update
June 21, 2007

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Join Reading to Kids at Magnolia Elementary this Saturday to help celebrate its 100th anniversary with a  carnival event at the school!  The carnival will feature games, concessions, raffles, and more!

Reading to Kids will have a table to promote our summer reading clubs at the event, and we will need volunteers to help pass out flyers and talk to students and parents. 

We are also looking for volunteers to help set up all of the carnival booths from 9 a.m. to noon and to help with carnival activities such as face painting, popcorn selling, raffling, sports activities, balloon animal art, and more from 12 - 4 p.m.

Date:         Saturday, June 23rd
Time:        12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
                 (Set up: 9 a.m.; Cleanup: 4 - 5 p.m.)
Location:   Magnolia Elementary School 
                 1626 S. Orchard Avenue 
                 Los Angeles, California 90006

To sign up, e-mail Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org.  For more information about the carnival and other school events, click here.

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 SIGN UP FOR THE JULY 14TH READING CLUBS!

Click here to sign up for our July 14th "Independence and Growing Up" Reading Clubs.  It is a great time to celebrate Independence and Growing Up as July marks the start of a new school year!  Click here to celebrate the beginning of a new school year at the July reading clubs!

For a list of July books along with discussion topics and arts and craft ideas, click here. 

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THREE BOOKS = ONE FREE HAIRCUT AT THE VAKSBERG SALON

Support Reading to Kids by getting a haircut at Vaksberg Salon!

Salon owner Irene Vaksberg is teaming up with Reading to Kids for a book drive at her salon.  From now until July 27th, she will offer a complimentary haircut ($75 value) OR conditioning treatment to anyone who brings in 3 or more new children's books for Reading to Kids!

The Vaksberg Salon is located within LaPeer Beauty at 8950 West Olympic Blvd.  For an appointment, call (310) 993-8600.   

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Thanks, and we hope to see you Saturday!

  Jessica Tritsch
  Program Director 
  Reading to Kids
  1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
  Los Angeles, CA 90025
  (310) 479-7455
  (310) 479-7435 (FAX) 
  info@readingtokids.org
 
In this issue . . .
- Magnolia's 100th Birthday Celebration
-

July Reading Clubs

- Vaksberg Salon Book Drive
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July 2007
Reading Club Status
School RSVPs Capacity

Esperanza 

42

75

Gratts

14 57
Hoover 

18

71

Magnolia 

23

49

Politi 18 63
White 26 65

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Second Grade


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Third Grade

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Fourth Grade

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Fifth Grade

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