Chesapeake Reading Council
Chesapeake, Virginia


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Calendar for 2017-2018 will be coming soon!


Calendar of Events 2016-2017

2016


August 1: Membership drive begins

 

August 18: Chesapeake Administrators' Back-To-School General Conference, Grassfield High, 8:00 AM

 

August 24: New Employee Walk About, Greenbrier Middle School, 10:30 AM, CRC giveaways!

 

September: Building Representative Packets will be sent.


October: Begin celebrating the theme, "Literacy: The Root of All Learning"


October 27: Family Literacy NightCentral Library on Cedar Road, 6:00-7:00 PM

 

October 31: Deadline for RTOY and James D. Mullins Leadership Award nominations

 

December 8: CRC Reception for RTOYs and Building Representatives, Central Library, 4:30-6:00 PM; there will also be a "Make and Take" workshop and idea exchange. Live on Twitter: #CRCreception


December 15: Bookfair at the Greenbrier Barnes & Noble, 5:30-8:00 PM.  Shop, save, and support CRC!

 

December 16: Deadline for grant applications for the VSRA conference


2017


January: Reading Month - celebrate the theme "Literacy: The Root of All Learning" with activities throughout the month


Early Bird Registration for the VSRA Conference in Roanoke.  See the VSRA Website


January 5:  Twitter Idea Exchange-share ideas for motivating readers.  Tweet from 5:30-7:00 PM to be eligible for prizes; #CRCmotivates


March 16: Chesapeake R U Ready? Family Night, Greenbrier Middle School, 5:30-8:30 PM (CRC will NOT be attending due to VSRA Conference)


March 16-18: VSRA Conference in Roanoke

 

March 21: Young Writers' Event at Oscar Smith High School, 5:30-7:00 PM


March (TBA): Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Baby Fair

  

April: Voting for Virginia Reader's Choice at individual schools


April 7: Deadline for scholarship applications, community grants (UPDATED)


April 17: Begin registering for the annual CRC Banquet (UPDATED)


April 25: Middle and High School Literacy Jam at Oscar Smith High School Little Theater, 6:00-7:00 PM


April 28: Deadline for literacy award nominees (UPDATED)

 

May 23: CRC Annual Banquet at the Delta Hotel Chesapeake (formerly Chesapeake Marriott), 6:00-8:00 PM