All read-a-thon record sheets need to be turned in by Monday, April 11 (the Monday after spring vacation). You may count any reading you have done since Thanksgiving. The Read-a-thon page has more information about the read-a-thon, plus record sheets you can download.
The U.S. grand prize winner of The 39 Clues online tournament has been announced; he’s a 12-year-old resident of Pinckney, Mich, named Christopher, and in winning top honors, he collected a $10,000 prize. Kids in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, and India participated in a sweepstakes or online tournament testing their knowledge of The 39 Clues, the multimedia series that includes an online game in which readers become a part of the story and compete for prizes. To date, more than 1.4 million readers worldwide have registered at www.the39clues.com. A grand prize was awarded to the contestant in each country who answered the most questions correctly in the least amount of time.
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Mrs. Brangwin needs your completed Literary High Tea record sheets. You need to have read 10 of the books from the High Tea shelf and taken 5 AR tests on them. Put them in the High Tea Box by March 15.