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read-a-thon 2024

rock & roll and read!


Read-a-Thon (RAT) 2024 is right around the corner and we’re getting ready to

Rock and Roll at Julia Green!

But first, an epic event needs an epic logo. Want to help? Read on!


All Julia Green students (K-5) are invited to design and submit an original logo for RAT 2024. Drop it in the RAT Contest folder outside Ms. Watkins’ Room by Monday, December 4 

The winner will be announced in the December 14th edition of the Hornet News with special recognition at the RAT opening assembly.


 If selected, your logo will appear on the official RAT 2024 t-shirt, RAT prizes and materials, this website, and more!

Contest Requirements:

  • Paper is in vertical format

  • “Rock & Roll and READ” theme is recognizable

  • Design must include the following words:

    • “Read-a-Thon”

    • “2024”

    • “Julia Green Elementary”

  • Design must be outlined and colored in with solid black marker

  • Be creative!

  • Print full name, grade, and homeroom teacher on the back

For more information on what Read-A-Thon is and how vital it is to our Julia Green Community - Check out our FAQ Page! 


Funds raised during Read-a-Thon provide more than one-third of the budget for Julia Green’s Parent Teacher Organization. Donations from family, friends, and local businesses directly support Julia Green’s literacy specialist, classroom materials and overall educational success.


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Important Read-a-thon Dates

  • December 4th | RAT Logo design submissions due

  • December 14th | RAT Logo winner announced via Hornet News

  • January 8th | RAT t-shirts go on sale

  • January 12th | RAT t-shirt sale ends

  • February 2nd | RAT begins at 3:30 pm!

  • February 4th | Parnassus event, 4-6 pm | Dr. Davis will be reading at 4:45 pm

  • February 6th | Counting Day #1 - Students bring booklets to school

  • February 9th | Counting Day #2 - Students bring booklets to school

  • February 12th | RAT ENDS @ 7:30 pm

  • February 13th | FINAL COUNTING DAY (Counting day #3)-Students bring booklets to school

  • February 16th | Closing Ceremony


If you have any questions regarding 2024 RAT, please reach out to the event chairs by emailing or the emails listed below. 

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