Ray School Walk-a-Thon 2018: Stepping up our support for Ray!

On Friday May 18, all Ray students will walk with their classmates and teachers while community members and families cheer from the sidelines.  The walking course will be confined to the east playground of Ray School, with the starting line near the 57th Street fence and finish line between the two big Cottonwood trees.  All students are eligible and encouraged to participate whether or not they have collected pledges.  

Thank you for joining us for a day of fun, fitness and fundraising!

The walking schedule is as follows:

9:45-10:10:      Morning Pre-K and 4th Grade
10:15-10:40:    Kindergarten and 1st Grade
11:00-11:25:    2nd Grade and 3rd Grade 
12:30-12:55:    7th Grade and 8th Grade 

1:00-1:25:        5th and 6th Grade
1:30-1:55:        Afternoon Pre-K

If you would like to volunteer on Walk-a-Thon day, please sign up at http://signup.com/go/ydVrwez

Our Top 10 Fundraising Teams:

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 Ms. Hall's class
#2 Ms. Sweeney's class
#3 Ms. Erickson's class
#4 Ms. Wejman's class
#5 Ms. Horgan's class
#6 Ms. Sheridan's class
#7 Ms. Clement's class
#8 Ms. Annorh's class
#9 Dr. Toney-James' class
#10 Ms. Burks' class

Tips for Raising Money

Don't forget to ask everyone you meet to support you in the Ray School Walk-a-Thon. Ask them for $10 or $20 - small amounts can make a difference! Ask not only your co-workers, family and friends, but your hair dresser or barber, your mail carrier, your clients, your baker, your favorite store owners and others you interact with regularly. Pledges may be made by anyone with one exception: please do NOT ask for pledges from any of the staff members of Ray School -- they already give so much to our students.

See DoJiggy's Participant Fundraising Library for fundraising ideas and tips, sample letters, a detailed User Guide to the Participant Control Panel, and more!


Be sure to bring your water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes and clothing, along with sunglasses and a hat or other sun protection. You may want to bring rain gear too. This is a rain or shine event!

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