Hawk-A-Thon 2017

CKMS’s biggest fundraiser of the year coming up on Friday, September 22nd! Since its inception, funds from Hawk-A-Thon have provided our students with incredible educational and enrichment experiences, including: iPads, Chrome Books, Microscopes, ActivExpression tools, Subscriptions for Gizmos, Glogster program, Materials for the outdoor mosaic mural, Reading and math intervention materials, Health room supplies, Healthy Eating and Exercise kit for PE, Music accompanist for in-class and concerts, Current Event subscriptions,Teacher mini-grants, and much more.

How To Donate

Start collecting pledges and encourage online donations!  Ask for pledges from friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers. Send a "Friends and Family" pledge email to make pledge collecting easier. Friends and Family do not have to be authorized users of the PTSA website to make an online donation.  They can donate online by clicking on the "Friends and Family Donate" button below. If your company provides corporate matching for donations, please refer to the information below.

                  

Pledge Envelopes are due back to school no later than Thursday, September 21st.  Please make checks payable to CKMS PTSA.  Donations may be tax deductible.  This would never have been possible without the support of CKMS families – thank you! 

 Corporate Matching

Double your Hawk-A-Thon donation with your corporate matching funds! Many local companies have programs including Boeing, Microsoft, Home Depot, Costco, and Starbucks. CLICK HERE for a list of employers known to match employee donations.

NOTE: Complete the match process by visiting your employer’s internal giving website and selecting Chief Kanim Middle School PTSA 2.18.28 as the organization to receive the matching funds. You can look up the PTSA by Tax ID or EIN: 91-1699141. If you have any questions on this process, please Contact Us.

Additionally, Boeing, Microsoft and other employers offer generous volunteer HOURS matching programs as well. If you or your spouse works for any of these companies and volunteers at the school, please Contact Us to log these hours and convert your time spent at school into free money for the PTSA!

Volunteer

We would greatly appreciate your help on the day of Hawk-A-Thon!  Parent volunteers can help with set up, clean up, lap counting, and snack/water tables. It’s a positive and rewarding experience to be a part of approximately 780 students participating in a relay in support of the educational experiences at CKMS. VOLUNTEER NOW

Event Timeline By Grade

The event is one hour per grade. Students will gather 15 minutes ahead of the time in the gym to get into their teams and receive instructions before heading to the track. All teams will run the relay for 45 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes to cool down and get back to class. The grade level track schedule follows:

8th Grade:           9am-10am

7th Grade:           10am-11am

6th Grade:           8am-9am

Hawk-A-Thon Prize Structure 

Students getting donations can earn the following prizes: 

Level  1 - $0-$49              Hawk Logo Water Bottle 

Level  2 - $50-$99           Hawk Logo Water Bottle +Free Entry to ASB Dance September 29th 

Level  3 - $100-$199      Hawk Logo Water Bottle + Free Entry to ASB Dance September 29th+ lunchtime smoothie 

Level  4 - $200-$500+     Hawk Logo Water Bottle + Free Entry to ASB Dance September 29th +lunchtime smoothie+ 

                                             Party Bus Lunch Cruise 

Relay Team Prizes: 

  • Relay Teams running 4 miles or more during the hour will receive a “Get out of the PE Mile Run” pass.
  • Two teams at each grade level with the wildest, craziest, unique relay costumes will get root beer floats. 

Class Prizes: 

  • The grade level class that has brought in the highest amount of money donations will receive an Ice Cream Social.
  • The grade level class that has the highest amount of money donations turned in on September 15th will receive Krispy Kreme Donuts.
  • The class that has the highest amount of money donations turned in on September 21st will receive Ice Cream bars at lunch. 

Individual Student Prizes: 

  • The Girl and Boy from each grade level that brings in the highest amount of money donations will receive a $25 gift card.
  • All students turning in sponsor envelopes on September 15th will receive a drawing ticket for a free pizza. Three (3) tickets will be drawn on September 18th.
  • All students turning in sponsor envelopes on September 21st will receive a drawing ticket for a free pizza. Three (3) tickets will be drawn September 25th. 

School Prize:  If the school raises $35,000 or more, Mrs. Trifunovic and Mr. Allen will get a make-over including hair + nails, Red/Black/White and wardrobe picked by students for the October Spirit Assembly. 

Get involved and show your school spirit for your 

2017 ASB/PTSA fundraiser! 

The money you raise will help with:

Assemblies, Recognition Ceremonies, Athletic/Club Budgets, Curriculum, Teacher Grants, Supplies,

Stipends for extra Coaches, Field Trips, Lunch Time Activities 

Questions?

For further information on the annual Hawk-A-Thon, please see the FAQ HERE.  Or you my contact the PTSA Executive team HERE.