Raise $50,000 to purchase new books for the Book Bus Summer Reading project.

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Virtual Fill the Bus - Book Bus 2017

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Summer Reading 
Connie Kolosey 
Students Impacted:
March 5, 2017

3% Funded



Only $9,700.00 Needed



Raise $50,000 to purchase new books for the Book Bus Summer Reading project. 


What will be done with my students

The Book Bus will visit Summer Bridge sites and community centers. Students will be able to select at least two books to take home.  


Benefits to my students

Additional summer reading time will help prevent "summer learning slide." Students will be encouraged and motivated to read at home during the summer.  


Describe the Students

Students participating in Summer Bridge have been identified as needing additional academic support perform at grade level on common assessments.  


Budget Narrative

The Book Bus is one part Pinellas County School's Summer Reading initiative for 2017. The bus will visit Summer Bridge sites and Community Centers and students will be able to select books to take home. In addition, PCS in partnering with MyOn Reading On the Go and all students will have free summer access to the MyOn digital library. In addition, students will be encouraged to check out books for summer reading from their home school libraries and community libraries. Finally, we will again partner with The Tampa Bay Rays Reading with the Rays program. Through PCS, Reading with the Rays and MyOn, students will have multiple opportunities to earn incentives for numbers of books completed and numbers of minutes spent reading.  



# Item Cost
1 Various books for K-12 students $10,000.00
  Total: $10,000.00

3% Funded



Only $9,700.00 Needed



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