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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 Uncategorized on September 6, 2019 - 7:04 am

Meet Keanna, the Carson Scholars Fund’s Newest Staff Member

Keanna recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as its West Coast Program Coordinator. Keanna is a graduate from Towson University where she studied Business Administration with a concentration in Legal Studies. She has always had a passion for helping and impacting others, and she believes this is the perfect place to do so. She […]

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In Reading Rooms on September 3, 2019 - 10:16 am

L.R. Green Elementary School Opens Think Big Reading Room

Escondido Union School District, in conjunction with the Carson Scholars Fund, celebrated opening of its first Think Big Reading Room at L.R. Green Elementary. Students were beside themselves with excitement and ready to blast into a reading adventure in their new space- themed reading room that is nestled in the corner of their library. L.R. […]

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In Reading Rooms on August 8, 2019 - 11:54 am

Keiller Leadership Academy Opens Reading Room

Keiller Leadership Academy in San Diego, CA, joined our 200 plus reading room school partners in May when the team cut the ribbon to their brand new Think Big Reading Room. The woodland forest-themed reading space sits prominently in the school’s library and is decorated with lively green trees and plants, bucket seats, and log […]

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In Scholars, Uncategorized on July 8, 2019 - 3:51 pm

Meet Carson Scholar Ryan Brady

Despite hearing impairments being the most common birth defect, affecting three to four of every 1,000 newborns, there seems to be a lack of resources. Children born with hearing impairments are more likely to face problems such as bullying, social isolation and educational challenges. Thirty percent of children with a hearing impairment leave school functionally […]

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In Uncategorized on June 27, 2019 - 3:40 pm

Meet 2019 Carson Scholar Melanie Zhou

Sometimes all we need is to start a conversation.  Melanie Zhou, a 2019 Carson Scholar, and the other students of ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado were faced with several tragedies, leaving the community off-balance, struggling with figuring out how to pick up the pieces. These issues took a toll on their mental health […]

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In Uncategorized on June 6, 2019 - 9:10 am

Meet Ally, CSF’s Summer Intern

Ally recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as its marketing intern for the summer.  She is going to be a senior at Towson University, where she studies Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.  She is very excited to be joining CSF to gain experience in the marketing field and see the difference that […]

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In Uncategorized on May 6, 2019 - 1:40 pm

What Happens After the 23rd Annual Maryland Awards Banquet?

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In Uncategorized on April 18, 2019 - 9:48 am

California Dreams Come True

The sprawling Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA played host to the 2019 West Coast Carson Scholars Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 13.  This year, 117 new Carson Scholars and 113 previously recognized Carson Scholars from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington were honored in sunny […]

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