It's time to READ!! From February 26th to March 17th, our Colfax students will be logging their minutes and trying to raise $15,000 to refresh our library and fund important enrichment programs and staff. We can do it, Colfax!
 This year Colfax students aren't just reading for individual glory, they're also part of a reading TEAM (their class!) - and we have more prizes than ever to make it fun for everyone!

GRAND PRIZE: If Colfax reaches our fundraising goal of $15,000, the top 3 readers in the school AND the top 3 fundraisers get to spray Mr. Gorton with super soakers at an assembly in front of the entire school community!!


SIGNED BOOK RAFFLE:  Every student who raises $25 or more will be entered in a raffle to win a signed copy of Emily Calandrelli's NEW book of home science experiments (you and your kids may know her from Emily's Wonder Lab on Netflix.


WHOLE CLASS PRIZES: THE CLASS with the highest average number of minutes read per participating student will receive the famed Read-A-Thon engraved trophy, a year of bragging rights, and a BIG TREAT PARTY! 


THE CLASSES in EVERY GRADE with the highest average number of minutes read per participating student will also get a TREAT PARTY!


If every student in a CLASS logs minutes (even just once!) EVERYONE in that class will receive a SPECIAL PRIZE!


INDIVIDUAL READER PRIZES:  The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place readers with the overall highest number of minutes read in the ENTIRE SCHOOL will receive a personalized TROPHY and a Barnes & Noble GIFT CARD - 1st place $25, 2nd place $15, and 3rd place $10!! 


The top readers of EACH GRADE will receive a personalized MEDAL!!

The top readers of EACH CLASS will receive a PRIZE RIBBON and READING WEEPUL!! 

Each student who raises $25 or more will have a book dedicated to them in our own library AND be entered into a raffle for a signed book and more prizes!

Everyone who reads over 1,000 MINUTES will earn a special 1,000-minute club pencil!!


FIRST TIME EVER:  EVERY STUDENT who logs minutes (even just once!) will receive a digital copy of their 2023-2024 Best Book Forward Portrait!


Thank you for supporting Colfax!




Saturday March 9th 

2:30-5:30pm in Colfax Neighborhood Backyards

5:30-8:30pm After Party Included with Ticket


Colfax parents, join us for our Spring Sip & Stroll (formerly known as Wine & Ride)! Tickets are $60 per person; hosted by the Saragoza, Tesler, Silver, De Seixas Correa, and Palley Families.  This much-anticipated event always sells out fast, so secure your spot today!

Click Here to Buy Your Tickets Now!


OPEN POSITIONS on the pta & pace boards!



Join our team and make a difference in the Colfax Community! 
We are thrilled to announce openings on the PTA & PACE boards! If you are passionate about Colfax and want to contribute, we invite you to apply for any position. The deadline is February 20th. Please fill out this form and drop it in the PTA Nominations box in the office and the Nominating Committee will be in touch. Thank you for your interest!  



Kidchella is back Mar. 16!



The concert BY Colfax kids FOR Colfax kids and families is Saturday, March 16, so save the date! 


Rehearsal signups are now closed.  If you need to edit your volunteer time you can make edits here.


Please email with questions.







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Colfax is generously supported by these Community Sponsors.