WADDLE WADDLE

PARENTS!
Don't forget to schedule your Child's Birthday Waddle. The schedule is filling up fast - don't be left out. Your yard and walkway will be adorned with 16 adorable EBS Penguins and a Happy Birthday sign.
Contact John Cary at 
johndcary@gmail.com to be added to the schedule. 

Jog-A-Thon

Online Registration & Donations

www.thegetmovincrew.com

 

and view prizes for kids that raise the most for the event

 

EBS 9th Annual Jog-A-Thon

Friday, March 17th 2017!

The 9th annual EBS Jog-A-Thon is March 17th! Please get your student registered and check out all the info at www.thegetmovincrew.com, and view prizes for kids that raise the most for the event.

 

For detailed information of the event and status of classes, go to: https://secure.eventsonline.us/reg/getmovincrew/pub/school/586 

 

First 3 classes at EBS to get 100% registration will receive a great prize!

Funds from the Jog-A-Thon go directly to support and enhance the learning at EBS. This event is one of the biggest fundraisers for our school!  For the kids, it is a super duper fun event they look forward to each year!!

 

FINAL DAY FOR ONLINE PLEDGES: MARCH 24TH, 2017

ENVELOPES WILL BE RETURNED AFTER THE EVENT TO COLLECT PLEDGE $$.

ALL DONATIONS ENVELOPES:                                               

  1. Checks: Please have checks made out to “EBS AFP Jog-a-thon”

  2. To request a receipt, please send an email to robynmflint@gmail.com or monika.wimmer@gmail.com

 

Racer Reward

 

This year we would like to encourage kids to be healthy and active and set some goals for laps run/walked with a dance party!  We have set up these goals for the kids based on past laps run in each grade.  We hope to encourage their competitive nature and encourage self-improvement from previous years.

 

  • TK: 8 or more laps

  • Kinder: 12 or more laps        

  • 1st Grade: 14 or more laps

  • 2nd Grade: 14 or more laps

  • 3rd Grade: 16 or more laps

  • 4th Grade: 16 or more laps

  • 5th Grade: 17 or more laps

***If your child has special needs in any way please talk to their teacher about setting different goals for them to achieve.

 

Raiser Rewards

 

If your child is more a raiser than a racer we have some ways for them to win something as well!

 

  • Those that raise $50-$74 beach ball covered in local kids food
    entertainment gift cards

  • Those that raise $75-$99 you will be entered into a drawing on both the 17th and 24th for a chance to win a Kindle

  • Those that raise $100 you will be entered into a drawing on both the 17th and 24th for a chance to win a pair of Beats by Dr Dre

 

DAY OF THE EVENT 

 

Start Times

Students in grades 3-5 will come up to the field by 9:05am, line up at the start line and warm up as a class.  They will begin running at 9:15 am. There will be a tapered start by grade. This means at approximately 9:15am, the 3rd grade classes will start, at 9:16am, the 4th grade classes will start and at 9:17am, the 5th grade classes will start. They will run for an hour, ending an hour from the start of the last grade.  Students in grades TK-2 will come up to the field by 10:40am line up as a class at the start line, warm up a bit and begin a tapered start as well.

 

Handy info for your racer

On event day, students will walk up with their teacher and/or classroom rep.  Someone will be standing near the entrance to help direct the classrooms to their zones.   At each tented zone, kids can refresh their waters, have fruit and relax in between laps if needed. Students will start and finish through cone lanes to make it less congested at the front of the race. As the kids come around to the start of the race, they will run through the lanes and be met with a volunteer who will scan their name card. All scanning will be done here as opposed to each classroom’s zone as they have been in the past. All students will stay on the main path. We will have a squirt zone turn off where kids can choose to run through and be squirted or can run around it if they do not want to get wet.

 

Tracking Laps:

This will be the 3rd year using our lap tracker technology.  These are the same scanners used for before school run club and has proven to be a much more efficient and accurate way of tracking laps.  Each student will run with a customized scan card that will record laps when they are scanned each lap.  Although we strive to be completely accurate, there is no perfect system so please allow for human error.

 

Tshirts:

Students will receive a free t-shirt for the event.  These t-shirts are color coordinated for each grade.  They will receive these shirts on race day before they head up to run.  Please look for a communication from your classroom jog a thon coordinator to find out your child’s color.

 

Questions About the Event: 

 

Contact Robyn Flint: robynmflint@gmail.com or Monika Wimmer: monika.wimmer@gmail.com

 

Thank you for your positive support and encouragement during our Jog-A-Thon! 

 

Encourage your kids to add a bit of exercise each day before Jog-A-Thon so they can obtain a personal best.

 

Being fit is a way of saying a person eats well, gets a lot of physical activity (exercise), and has a healthy weight. If you're fit, your body works well, feels good, and can do all the things you want to do, like run around with your friends. ~Kidshealth.org