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Annual Readathon

The 6th Annual SMFC Education Foundation Readathon is complete! 

The Readathon results are in:

Reading Minutes: 862,233!

Total Dollars Raised: $152,611

This reflects $126,861 raised by students, families, and the community plus a very generous donation of $25,750 from Virus Geeks. 

Thank you to each and every one of you for making the 6th Annual Readathon an amazing success.

Funds raised will go to support important programs like elementary school music, STEAM, English Language Arts/Development (ELA/ELD), and staff & student support.

Help engage the greater community in supporting a love of reading!
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Top Readers and Top Fundraisers


Victoria B &

Bailey C

Bayside Academy:

Neel S &

Avijit S


Lucy C &

Natalie S

Beach Park:

Mickey H, Rickey H,  & Daria H


Audrey K &

Nicholas H

Brewer Island:

Saiganesh K &

Claire P

College Park:

Olivia C &

Tiffany L

Fiesta Gardens:

Camilo G & Marisol E

Foster City:

Zoie N &

Bela R

George Hall:

Jacob O &

Grayson H


Emily T &

Jonah R (Smith)


Emily P &

Hannah S


KayLynn S &

Kaitlin T

Meadow Heights:

Abigail K &

Chiara F

North Shoreview:

Athena M &

Adalyn H


Alyson T &

Maggie F

San Mateo Park:

Wolf R &

Ruby L


Anthony G (Murray) & Vivienne M

Award Certificates:

We are delivering Classroom Certificates for Silver ($250), Gold ($500), Platinum ($1,000), and Top Classroom Reading Minutes.


The Top Reader and Top Fundraiser are invited to attend the Readathon Reception featuring children's author, Christy Hale. 

A little about Author Christy Hale:

"At age ten, I decided to become a writer and illustrator...Back then, my best friend and I acted out the books we loved. Soon we began writing and illustrating our own stories every day after school." Christy Hale has illustrated more than 30 books, having written some of those as well, which have received numerous awards. She currently resides in Palo Alto, and works as a writer, illustrator, designer, art director, and as an educator—offering programs at museums, schools, and libraries. She teaches an online course in Writing for Picture Books through the illustration department at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Learn more at Christy Hale’s official website

If you have questions, please email

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Thank you to San Mateo Librarians: Adriana, Brenda, & Mary and Foster City Librarians Adrienne and Marjorie for hosting fun-tastic Kickoff events!

Thank you to our guest readers: Directora Ramirez, Principal Bui, Principal Driscoll, SMFCEF Board Member/Audubon PMT Teacher Marianne Wallace, Principal Stephan, and Assistant Principal Cardenas.

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