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Week 4 Grant Winner

Congratulations to Hamilton Elementary School for being the top collecting school team in the NKEF Read-a-thon Week 4.  Principal Donohue was presented the $500 grant for supplemental literacy materials.  Hamilton Elementary School raised $630 in one week to support the NKEF and their school.  Their hard work is very much appreciated.  Thanks for Catching the Reading Wave with the NKEF! 

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Thank you for your support!

As the 1st Annual Catch the Reading Wave Read-A-Thon comes to a close we would like to take a moment to thank all of generous supporters who have made this event a huge success.

You are making a difference – one Wave at a time!

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CATCH THE READING WAVE READ-A-THON WEEKLY TEAM STANDING

EVERY MINUTE AND $ COUNTS.  The countdown to the end of our Read-a-thon is on.  We are into our last weekend of reading and collecting donations.  Don’t forget to track your last bit of reading minutes and donations.  Week 4 totals end Sunday, 2/28 at 9pm.  
DONATE NOW – choose to donate to a specific reader or to the group. 

Visit the NKEF website for more information and a month long calendar of events for The Catch the Reading Wave Read Read-A-Thon

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WEEK 3 School Grant Winner

Congratulations to Fishing Cove Elementary School for being the top collecting school team in the NKEF Read-a-thon Week 3.  Whiskers and Rebecca Dinnerman, Aspiring Principal were presented the $500 grant for supplemental literacy materials.  Fishing Cove raised $605.00 in one week to support the NKEF and their school.  Their hard work is very much appreciated.  Thanks for Catching the Reading Wave with the NKEF!  Donate today 

We are in the final week of the Catch the Reading Wave Read-A-Thon and the school teams are reading everyday and collecting more donations.  It is not to late to join a team and log your minutes.   Don’t wait, track your minutes and share your profile page with family and friends!

Whiskers Fishing Cove Mascot , Rebecca Dinnerman, Aspiring Principal and Dawn Masterson, NKEF Vice President,

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There is SNOW better Time to Read

Stop by St Francis de Sales, 381 School Street TODAY with your book buck to collect your FREE BOOK. The NKEF and Blue Bus Foundation will be there from 11-2 with books for all ages (preschool to adults).

Did you forget to print your book buck, don’t worry you are still welcome. We will have book bucks available for you.

All books have been properly disinfected. Masks and social distancing will be required walking though the event.

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CATCH THE READING WAVE READ-A-THON WEEKLY TEAM STANDING

Check out how your team is doing!!! The School team with the most donations each week will be awarded a $500 grant on Monday. The weekly contest closes each Sunday at 9pm.   

Visit the NKEF website for more information and a month long calendar of events for The Catch the Reading Wave Read Read-A-Thon

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WEEK 2 Student Raffle Winner

Madelyn Parenteau rocking her new NKEF gear.

Congratulations to Madelyn Parenteau from Fishing Cove Elementary School.  She was the student reader winner of the weekly NKEF Read-a-thon raffle drawing.  She is receiving a goody bag of NKEF gear and books to read!   Any reader registered in the Read-a-thon gets their name in the raffle each week for a chance to win a prize.  Don’t miss out on this chance, register today! Thanks Madelyn & Happy Reading! 

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WEEK 2 School Grant Winner

Congratulations to Hamilton Elementary School for being the top collecting school team in the NKEF Read-a-thon Week 2.  Principal, Kaitlin Lambert Donahue and Hamilton PTO were presented the $500 grant for supplemental literacy materials.  Hamilton raised $975.00 in one week to support the NKEF and their school.  Their hard work is very much appreciated.  Thanks for Catching the Reading Wave with the NKEF!  Donate today 

Week 3 is underway and the school teams are reading everyday and collecting more donations.  Weekly team standings will be posted on Friday to see where your team stands……  Don’t wait, track your minutes and share your profile page with family and friends!

Dawn Masterson, NKEF Vice President, Rachel Armentano, Co-Vice President and Katherine Francis, President of Hamilton Elementary PTO, Robyn Albuquerque NKEF President

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Mission Accomplished

Check out the Standard Times article about the NKEF’s 1st Wave grant presentation to Wickford Middle School. It made FRONT PAGE news this past Thursday! We are so excited and so proud. We are looking forward to the opportunity to present more funds to well deserved NKSD faculty and staff!

Pictured left to right: principal Brian Lally, Wicky the Wildcat, PE teacher Kevin Littlefield, PE teacher Lynne Huber, NKEF Vice President Dawn Masterson, NKEF President Robyn Albuquerque, NKEF Treasurer Carol Vecchione.
Photograph by Laura Paton
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