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READ-PATTILLO ELEMENTARY
400 Sixth Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
(386) 424-2600
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    ​Thank you to our Business Partners! ​

    Read-Pattillo would like to thank our amazing business partners for this 2018-2019 school year!

    • Granite and Marble Innovations
    • Booboo Cow Foundation
    • Thrive Community Church
    • Chick Fil-A

    We celebrate your businesses this year as outstanding contributors to the educational focus of Read-Pattillo Elementary School!


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    ​​Read-Pattillo Elementary has been named one of the America's Healthiest Schools. 

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 
        Today, Active Schools, a national mo​​vement​ to increase physical education and physical activity in schools, announced its 2017 National Award recipients. Four hundred and fifty-two U.S. schools, representing 37 states plus the District of Columbia, were recognized for their outstanding efforts to create a​n active school environment.
       The Let's Move! Active Schools National Award is the nation's top physical education and physical activity distinction for K-12 schools. The award celebrates a school's commitment to providing students with at least 60 minutes of physical education and physical activity before, during and after school each day.
       "The administrators, teachers, staff, and parents in these schools understand that physical education and physical activity are a must-have for students to reach their full potential in school and life," said Charlene Burgeson, Active Schools Executive Director. "They use creativity and determination to overcome challenges and provide students with the movement opportunities they need and deserve." Studies show that Active Kids Do Better. Physical activity not only helps kids stay healthy and strong, but it can also contribute to higher test scores, improved attendance, better behavior in class, enhanced leadership skills and a lifetime of healthy habits.
       To earn a Let's Move! Active Schools National Award, a school must have met significant benchmarks in five areas: physical education; physical activity before and after school; physical activity during school; staff involvement; and family and community engagement. Honorees receive a congratulatory letter, certificate, and large display banner.
      Since its February 2013 launch, through the power of a national collaborative of 42 health, education and private sector organizations, Active Schools has enrolled more than 34,000 individual champions in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, reaching more than 23,000 schools and 12 million students. The Active Schools movement encourages involvement by all who care about active, healthy and happy kids.  To join, go to http://www.activeschoolsus.org Everyone has a role to play!
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    We celebrated the award with our "Hop to it Health Fair." Which included participating from over 40 local agencies to promote safety and healthy lifestyles. 

    Just Take 20: An Exciting New Literacy and Family Engagement Campaign 

    – In an effort to promote reading and everyday literacy in the real-world, the department is excited to announce the launching of the Just Take 20 literacy campaign. 

    o Just Take 20 will provide Florida families with practical, easy-to-implement reading activities they can do with their children to add 20 minutes of reading to their day. 

    o The centerpiece of the Just Take 20 program is our custom web application, www.JustTake20.org. 

    o The website is accessible from a family’s computer, tablet or smart phone and allows families the opportunity to create a customizable literacy plan tailored to their child’s grade level and needs. 

    o Each family can build its own family profile, score points and earn badges while having fun with various reading and writing activities. Each activity includes tips for struggling readers and is provided in English, Spanish and Creole. ​​​

    o The Just Take 20 campaign is available free to all Florida families and K-12 public schools. We hope you will visit our website please click here...