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In Reading Rooms on November 21, 2019 - 7:10 am

Dalewood Middle School Opens Castle-Themed Reading Room

On September 26, 2019 the Dalewood Middle School Blue Knights opened their castle-themed reading room to adventurous lords and ladies.  The Dalewood Middle School reading room features an ornate medieval castle where students can travel back to a forgotten age where chivalry and bravery abound.  The Ben Carson Reading Room at Dalewood Middle School is […]

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In Reading Rooms on November 19, 2019 - 7:50 am

2019 National Day of Reading

  Click here for a photo gallery from our 2019 National Day of Reading!

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In Reading Rooms, Uncategorized on November 8, 2019 - 7:31 am

Knob Hill Elementary Opens Think Big Reading Room

San Marcos Unified School District, in conjunction with The Carson Scholars Fund, celebrated the third school in the district to open a Think Big Reading Room on Friday, October 18. Knob Hill Elementary dedicated a section of their library to the school’s new reading space that is equipped with student-friendly furniture and hundreds of high-interest […]

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In Scholars on October 30, 2019 - 10:29 am

Hall of Fame Spotlight on Emily Bock

We are thrilled to feature another amazing member of our Hall of Fame. Emily Bock, inducted into the CSF’s Hall of Fame in 2016, enthusiastically jumped at the chance to share the love she has for her historic school, Georgetown University. She shared two pictures with us that can only showcase a small fraction of […]

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In Reading Rooms on October 21, 2019 - 10:39 am

Forest Hill Elementary School Opens Camping-Themed Reading Room

“The reading room has been a breath of fresh air for our school community.  All eight hundred plus students visit the room on a rotation so the reach is vast for our students.  I feel having this fun, creative, and inspiring space for children to read will have a positive and lasting effect. We are […]

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In Reading Rooms on October 21, 2019 - 10:34 am

Clifford O. Taylor Elementary Opens Reading Room

Thanks to a generous donation from Donna Foley Winterson and Congressman Mark Foley, Clifford O. Taylor/Kirklane Elementary School opened their very own Reading Room on September 9. The opening day ceremony and ribbon cutting was attended by several local dignitaries including the town’s mayor, the school’s first principal, Clifford O. Taylor, and Carson Scholars Fund […]

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In Scholars on October 10, 2019 - 9:19 am

Hall of Fame Spotlight on Joe Wyrwas

This year, we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of our Hall of Fame members. We encouraged them to “Rep their School” and send us a photo showing their school spirit. Along with the photo, they answered a couple questions about their university and other interesting facts. Joe Wyrwas, inducted into the CSF’s Hall […]

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In Reading Rooms on October 9, 2019 - 1:35 pm

Maie Ellis Opens Think Big Reading Room

Students at Maie Ellis Elementary in Fallbrook, California are now able to Think Big or Piensa en Grande.   On Friday, September 20 this dual-language immersion school officially opened its Think Big Reading Room.  The event began with an all-school assembly presided over by Maie Ellis Elementary School students.  During the ceremony, students shared what it […]

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In Reading Rooms on October 8, 2019 - 11:33 am

Three Escondido Union Schools Open Think Big Reading Rooms

The Think Big Reading Project is a conduit between the Carson Scholars Fund, reading room sponsors, and schools.  This three-pronged approach has brought like-minded individuals together with the common goal of providing literacy opportunities for children to become proficient and enthusiastic readers.  On Thursday, September 18, the CSF united the Trust of Eleni and Wolfgang […]

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In Reading Rooms on October 4, 2019 - 11:03 am

Pioneer Elementary School Opens New Think Big Reading Room

On Friday, September 20,Pioneer Elementary in Escondido, CA, summoned fearless explorers to the campus to unveil the school’s new jungle-themed Think Big Reading Room and to celebrate literacy.  The day’s festivities began with an all-school outside assembly.    During the ceremony student ambassadors shared the meaning of Think Big and the third grade students sang a […]

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In Reading Rooms on October 4, 2019 - 10:53 am

Live Oak Elementary Opens Think Big Reading Room

Friday, September 20 will go down in history as an exceptional day at Live Oak Elementary in Fallbrook, California.  The morning was like any other with an abundance of reading, writing and arithmetic taking place inside the classrooms.  As the afternoon wore on, anticipation filled the air.  Special guests would soon be arriving to open […]

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In General on October 2, 2019 - 8:30 am

Welcome, Kay, the CSF’s New Executive Assistant

Kay recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as its Executive Assistant. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor degree in Geographical Sciences.  She is looking forward to beginning a new chapter of her career at CSF aiding young academics. Kay is from the Baltimore area and has been a resident of […]

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