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HORNETS VS. BUCKS

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FRIDAY JANUARY 24 3:00PM




The Charlotte Hornets strive to ensure students and teachers have access to fun, interactive and rewarding educational programs. Pick & Read is an incentive based program designed to promote the importance of self-selected reading and help develop avid, high-volume readers in our community.


PICK & READ CHALLENGE!

Pick & Read will hopefully motivate students to read more outside of school hours by rewarding their accomplishments with praise, recognition and Hornets prizes!


Simple

October-February

Hassle-Free

Easy to Implement

Fun

Praise and Prizes!



HOW IT WORKS

Students (grades 3-5) who read 30 minutes or more, seven days a week outside of school hours between October 1 and February 28 will be rewarded with Hornets prizes each month. All 3-5 grade classrooms within a 35 mile radius of Spectrum Arena are eligible. Special consideration for Title 1 schools. The first 200 registered classrooms will be selected.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

1. Click Here to register your school by Wednesday, September 27.NOTE: Please coordinate with all teachers at your school and submit only one request for the total amount of teacher packets needed for the entire school.

2. Starting October 1, 2017 students will track the number of minutes read after school, using the tracking calendars we will provide.

3. Each month: Collect student tracking calendars; Enter data in online Monthly Reports.

4. Distribute new tracking calendar in time for the 1st calendar date each month and repeat step #3.

Click Here to Submit Montly Reports


Minutes Tracked

The Hornets Pick & Read program ask the registered clasroom teachers to record the minutes read by students each month on their printable tracking calendars.

Tracking Schedule

Students should begin tracking their reading minutes on Oct. 1st. At the end of the month, students and teachers should total their minutes read. The teachers will report their totals online here. Program concludes Feb. 28th.

To be considered for a Hugo in Classroom Visit, monthly teacher reports are due by the following:

Month/Due Dates

  • Month 1 October/Due: Nov.1st-7th
  • Month 2 November/Due: Dec. 1st-7th
  • Month 3 December/Due: Jan. 1st-7th
  • Month 4 January/Due: Feb. 1st-7th
  • Month 5 February/Due: March 1st-7th

GOALS

October (930 minutes) - 30 minutes X 31 days

November (900 minutes) - 30 minutes X 30 days

December (930 minutes) - 30 minutes X 31 days

January (930 minutes) - 30 minutes X 31 days

February (840 minutes) - 30 minutes X 28 days

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