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District Read-A-Thon Nets More Than $52,000

Iron Horse, Golden View and Gale Ranch were the schools in the district that had the most participation.

From the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation

The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation completed their third annual Read-A-Thon with increased reading minutes and pledges.

SRVEF’s mission is to support education while raising funds in partnership with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

This year’s Read-A-Thon, which ran from Feb. 14 through March 2, had over 3,200 students participate. Students read a combined total of over 2 million minutes in the 18 days.

, and schools had the most participation, all over 50 percent. The top three schools with the most minutes read were: Gale Ranch, Iron Horse and .

Students gathered over 2,000 pledges with over $52,000 raised. Quail Run, Montair and John Baldwin schools had the most pledge dollars raised. The net proceeds go back to the schools.

Award Ceremony for the Read-A-Thon is being held Monday at Read Booksellers at 4 p.m.

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