district-wide read-a-thon


Our school district’s first Read-A-Thon was a tremendous success - thanks to the great teamwork of our teachers and principals, the wonderful support of our parents, and most of all, the enthusiasm and terrific efforts of our children!   


HUGE THANKS to Kirsten Connor for spear-heading the Read-a-Thon campaign.  SPECIAL THANKS to Stephanie Collura and Michelle Forero.  THANKS ALSO to Megan Mastropiero and Jenn Winkelmann for helping to organize this successful fundraiser.  

Together we reached over $20,000 in donations!  We had 629 registered readers who read for a total of 137,041 minutes.  Good job readers!   

We are excited to announce the winners from each school!

The winning classes are...

Top Readers

Miss McKenna, 2nd grade, Conover Road Primary School

Mrs. Desmond, 4th grade, Conover Road Elementary School

Mrs. Godlesky, Cedar Drive Middle School


Top Fundraisers

Mrs. Sposito, 1st grade, Conover Road Primary School

Mrs. Maltese, 3rd grade, Conover Road Elementary School

Mrs. Cooper, 8th grade, Cedar Drive Middle School

The winning students are....

Top Readers

Aubriana Owens - Conover Road Primary School

Jenevieve Mangold - Conover Road Elementary School

Lucas Caputo - Cedar Drive Middle School


Top Fundraisers

Amelia DeSena - Conover Road Primary School

Colton Chern - Conover Road Elementary School

Olivia Collura - Cedar Drive Middle School

While we cannot be in classrooms celebrating with pizza parties and fun, we will recognize each and every winner as meaningfully as we can. All winners will receive an email with an award certificate to be printed.

In addition to certificates, First Place Readers and Fundraisers from each school will receive a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble and a medal of achievement.


Top Readers of 800+ minutes and Fundraisers of $250+ will also receive a medal of achievement.

We are in the process of arranging “contact free’ pick up for students who selected “rewards” for their fundraising milestones. You will receive an email from a PTO event chair with a date and place to pick up your child’s “rewards”.  Any unclaimed rewards will be donated to the PTO by May 31st.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the contacts below.

Cedar Drive Middle School 

Michelle Forero at mharreskov@aol.com 

Conover Road Elementary School 

Jennifer Winkelmann at jlwinkelmann12@yahoo.com

Conover Road Primary School, K-3

Kirsten Connor at kiaconnor@gmail.com 

Conover Road Primary School, PreK 3 & 4

Megan Mastropiero at smmastropiero@gmail.com

© 2019 by Colts Neck PTO

70 Conover Road, Colts Neck, NJ 07722

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