• Read Your Way to the Big Game
  • Read Your Way to the Big Game

Read Your Way to the Big Game!

Your child’s ability to read is a critical predictor of educational and lifelong success. Help establish a strong
literacy foundation for your child and support the Gamecock & Clemson championship traditions
by participating in the South Carolina Department of Education’s 2017 Read Your Way to the Big Game contest. 

The deadline for submission was November 10, 2017. Winners will be announced prior to the November 25th Clemson vs. South Carolina football game.

All pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students who read six books will qualify to win tickets to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game on November 25.  Once students have completed their readings, they should turn in the list of books read to their teacher . Winners will receive four tickets and pre-game sideline passes to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game.

Schools with at least 70% student participation will be entered to win one of two $2,000 school library grants. Five participating teachers will be randomly selected to win $500 for their classroom. Two teachers or media specialists who have the best-decorated bulletin board, wall or door, using the contest as a theme and who submit photos using the form below can be selected to win $500.

 


Thank you to all of the teachers and media specialists for entering the contest and encouraging your students to read!

The winners of the 2017 Read Your Way to the Big Game Decoration Contest are Michelle Spires, Media Specialist at Gray Court-Owings School in Laurens District 55, and Mary Grady, Media Specialist at Savannah Grove Elementary School in Florence Public School District One!

To view the honorable mentions from the contest, visit https://www.flickr.com/pho…/screads/albums/72157687136025762.

 

Mary Grady – Savannah Grove Elementary School

 

Michelle Spires – Gray Court-Owings School

Read Your Way to the
Big Game!

Your child’s ability to read is a critical predictor of educational and lifelong success. Help establish a strong literacy foundation for your child and support the Gamecock & Clemson championship traditions by participating in the South Carolina Department of Education’s 2017 Read Your Way to the Big Game contest. 

All pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students who read six books will qualify to win tickets to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game on November 25.  Once students have completed their readings, they should turn in the list of books read to their teacher . Winners will receive four tickets and pre-game sideline passes to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game.

Schools with at least 70% student participation will be entered to win one of two $2,000 school library grants. Five participating teachers will be randomly selected to win $500 for their classroom. Two teachers or media specialists who have the best decorated bulletin board, wall or door, using the contest as a theme and who submit photos using the form below can be selected to win $500.

 

 

Calling all teachers!

Submit pictures of your USC OR CLEMSON THEMED decorated bulletin boards and doors for a chance to win! The SC Department of Education will also award $500 to two teachers and/or school library media specialists who have the best decorated bulletin board, wall or door, using the contest as a theme. To enter, complete the form below with picture attached. Photo submissions will only be received until October 23, 2017.

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