Rowan Salisbury Reading Kick-off!

Featuring author Tim Green

For more information, go to our district reading site:

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Please take part in these fun reading incentive ideas!

This year's district reading kick-off is based on a football theme with author/former professional player Tim Green. He will be presenting to all RSS 5th graders at South Rowan High School on Oct. 2. He will also be at Patterson farms for a special event on Oct. 3.

RSS 60-20 Scorecard

Be sure to turn in those reading incentive scorecards! (Give them to your Media Specialist.) The more scorecards a school turns in, the more chances to WIN!!!

There will be a tailgate party for the school that has the largest percentage of students that complete the 60/20 challenge. This contest ends October 8!

Selfie Contest

Students may submit a selfie each week for a chance to win free pizza and an entry into a drawing for a free Fitbit! Selfie must include a picture of the student PLUS the weekly word.

Week of September 7: BLITZ
Week of September 14: BIBLIOPHILE
Week of September 21: AEROBIC
Week of September 28: FUMBLE
Week of October 5: ORGANIC

Students submit selfies online at

Design a Jersey Contest

Students have the opportunity to design a football jersey for the school system. The theme is RAD: Reading, Activity and Diet.

Designs may be computer generated, paint, crayons, colored pencils, or markers.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, October 8. They will be turned in to the media center.

The jersey must include: RSS or School Colors, a mascot, a two-digit number, a paragraph to explain the design.

Healthy Eating Contest - Great Recipes Needed!!!

Students -- share a healthy recipe with you Media Specialist! (Write it on a card or type and print it or send it electronically.) Winners will have their pictures on the cover/inside the Rowan-Salisbury Schools digital cookbook!

Author Tim Green

Tim Green will have 2 presentations in the auditorium at SRHS on October 2. All RSS 5th graders will attend a session. There are some Tim Green books in the Media Center. Further information about this author may be found at:

Breakfast with the Author

Teachers have the opportunity to win breakfast with the author for their class and to attend the live presentation on Oct. 2. In order to win, teachers must complete daily energizers with their students. For every day they complete one, they should enter their name into a bucket in the media center.

Patterson Farms - Wear Your School Spirit!!!

Tons of activities will be taking place at Patterson Farms on Saturday, October 3. Activities will begin around 10:00 and end with a Color Run at 6:00.

The school that has the most students at Patterson Farms wearing a school spirit shirt or jersey will win a tailgate party for the entire school!

Also, there will be a drawing for 2 Panther tickets and 2 Hornets tickets for all that Rowan-Salisbury School attendees!

Sign up for the "2015 Dewey Dash Color Run" by September 25! (See the link below.)

Book Orders

Alas, the deadline to order books through Rowan-Salisbury Schools has already passed. However, your favorite bookseller will have books by Tim Green. See his website for a list of titles including books from both his football and baseball series!