Read on Hyer

January 14-28, 2021

Chair: Nancy West

We are proud to be celebrating our 7th year of Read on Hyer!  This beloved fundraiser, created by the Hyer PTA, has two primary goals: to foster a love of reading in our children, and to raise critical funds to support Hyer and the amazing programs paid for by the PTA.  Please join us in supporting Read on Hyer and let reading transport you and your child on many wild adventures!

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Goal is for each student to raise $150 in pledges

Register your Student

  • Register at  Be sure to both create an account and add your student.

  • Register by Monday, January 18th at 10 pm to receive a participation prize.

Ask for Pledges

  • Log in to Pledgestar to enter family and friends' names and email addresses.

  • Personalized pledge requests will be emailed to each email address submitted.

  • All pledge amounts are flat-rate donations not tied to reading sessions.

  • All pledge donations are tax-deductible.

  • Due to COVID 19, all pledges must be made online this year.

  • All pledges are due by Thursday, January 28th at 10 pm.


Goal is for each student to read 20 home sessions

Read at Home

  • 1 session = 15 reading minutes (20 sessions = 5 hours)

  • Students have the opportunity to read more than 20 sessions at home to receive VIP and Super VIP Reader status.

  • Reading sessions for emerging readers may include listening to a parent or sibling read, or listening to an audio book.

Track Reading Sessions

  • Each student should track his or her home sessions.  

  • Parents will record their student's home reading sessions online at  

    • Navigate to the Enter Readers section and click the arrow to open that section.  Click on the "Reading Log" button next to your child's name.​

  • Sessions must be recorded online by Thursday, January 28th at 10 pm to count toward a student's total reading sessions.


All School Celebration - February 3rd

Prizes and rewards are awarded for reaching specific monetary fundraising levels.  Prize distributions for virtual students will be available for pick up at the school on February 3rd.



To be considered a VIP Reader, students must complete additional reading sessions beyond the 20 home session goal.  Only reading sessions recorded online by Thursday, January 28th at 10 pm will be considered for VIP status.  VIP Reader status is not tied to fundraising.


VIP qualifying levels are achieved by reading the number of sessions listed below. 

1 session = 15 reading minutes

Kindergarten - 30 home sessions

1st grade - 32 home sessions

2nd grade - 36 home sessions

3rd grade - 40 home sessions

4th grade - 44 home sessions


Rewards for VIP Readers include a treat from the "I'll Eat You Up Candy Cart," VIP Swag Bag including homework pass and sock day coupons, and student's photo on the library VIP Reader wall.


The 5 students from each grade with the most overall home sessions recorded online by Thursday, January 28th at 10 pm will enjoy all the great VIP Rewards plus a Super VIP Reader surprise and special recognition at the All School Celebration on Wednesday, February 3rd.

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For virtual classes, winning thresholds will be adjusted relative to class size.  

Mimi's Pizza Lunch

  • The single class with the most reading sessions.

  • Virtual classes earning these rewards will receive coupons for Mimi's Pizza

Extra Recess


  • The class in each grade level with the most pledges.

  • The class in each grade level with the most reading sessions.

  • Each class that raises $3,500 total pledges.