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Boosterthon’s 2017-18 giveback program is called Project Classroom!
For many teachers in America, providing essential class resources means dipping into their own pockets. They buy everything from books to STEM resources for their students. Some teachers even leave the profession because they simply can’t afford it.
But what if OTHER PEOPLE could fund these classroom projects INSTEAD of teachers?
Over the years, we’ve garnered some pretty incredible Boosterthon reviews. And this year was no different.
During the last week of May we held BoosterFest 2017, our annual online celebration where we thank our fans and supporters through contests, giveaways, and our character theme reveal. As always, the Boosterthon reviews and engagement (including comments and photos) were phenomenal.
Nothing makes us happier than hearing that our clients love and enjoy our program. Here are a few of our favorite highlights:
Can you imagine doing a fundraiser 8 years in a row?
By the time Stephanie Provo’s children started attending Birnham Woods Elementary outside of Houston, TX, Boosterthon had already become a staple of the school’s calendar. According to Dr. Christine Butler, the school’s principal, Birnham Woods has partnered with Boosterthon every year since it first opened: 8 years, in total. read more…
Over the past year, our team has had a blast teaching students how to make a difference in their communities through our latest character theme, Backyard Box Office. And we’ve been blown away by students who’ve put our character lessons into action.
But one student in particular stands out from the rest. His name is T.J. Dahlem. read more…
Boosterthon’s 2017-2018 character theme is CASTLE QUEST! It’s an English castle theme all about bravery. On their quest to regain Bravemore Castle, your students will learn the “SIX VIRTUES of a TRUE HERO” from a cast of colorful characters.
Paloma Creek Elementary, a 5-year client outside of Dallas, TX, wanted to try something a little different with their Boosterthon program this year. Since a percentage of their students couldn’t financially participate in the program, Principal Natalie Mead and another principal in her zone, Renee Koontz, came up with an idea they called Adopt-A-Falcon. read more…