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10 Creative Ways to Thank Your Teachers This Fall

10 Creative Ways to Thank Your Teachers This Fall

At Boosterthon, we believe in going above and beyond for the schools we serve. And there’s no one we want to serve more than teachers. Between all the early mornings and late nights planning and preparing, few people work harder than teachers.

With the end of the semester fast approaching, there’s no better time to express your appreciation. Here are ten creative ways to say “Thank you!” to your teachers.

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Why This One Arizona Principal is Boosterthon’s ‘Biggest Cheerleader’

Why This One Arizona Principal is Boosterthon’s ‘Biggest Cheerleader’

Jan Weyenberg, principal of Riggs Elementary in Chandler, AZ, is no stranger to Boosterthon.

“I am proud to say that five years ago we were the first school in Arizona to host Boosterthon, and each year since has been even better than the year before,” said Jan.

“I am proud to say that five years ago we were the first school in Arizona to host Boosterthon, and each year since has been even better than the year before.”

 

But when it comes to fundraising, things haven’t always been so great for Riggs Elementary. Looking back, Jan recalls the frustrations of working with other fundraisers.  read more…

How to Be an Intentional Leader with Boosterthon Founder + CEO Chris Carneal

How to Be an Intentional Leader with Boosterthon Founder + CEO Chris Carneal

Note: This article was written by the team at InfoSurv, a leading survey company, and first appeared on their Insider blog


 

About 15 years ago, Chris and Lyndie Carneal, noticed that most schools are under-funded, and decided to find a better way to raise funds for schools. Chris and Lyndie founded Boosterthon, a turn-key fundraising company for elementary schools with the corporate mission “We Strengthen Schools.” Boosterthon is a high-energy, character-based fun-run program that kids love and that allows schools to raise more money than they think possible. In addition to raising more money, Boosterthon relieves the school and parent volunteers from the burden of fundraising, freeing them to use their time to address other school needs.

Now with over 600 full- and part-time employees throughout the U.S., the company served approximately 1900 schools in 2017. Boosterthon is a true servant leader modeled company whose values are: read more…

Our Castle Quest Year-Round Character Site is LIVE!

Our Castle Quest Year-Round Character Site is LIVE!

Booster Fans! Our Castle Quest Year-Round Character Site is LIVE! Register online and build your students’ character all year long.

Note: To access this incredible site, you’ll need a passcode. To get a passcode, simply reach out to your local Boosterthon Team Member.

It’s our virtual hub for all our Castle Quest content, and we created it in partnership with Character Counts!®.

Think of this site as your school’s personal “Netflix” for all Castle Quest content. These videos are designed to supplement your Boosterthon program and build your students’ character all year long. read more…

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