Seawell PTA

Seawell 2021 Read-A-Thon

Read-A-Thon update 3/1/2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Seawell Elementary School Read-A-Thon! We already have over 100,000 minutes logged, and we are still counting minutes. We hope you enjoyed your reading. We were honored to share in many exciting events that were part of the African American Read-In, and delighted to join Principal DuBose for an evening story-time!

Now that the reading period is over, please turn in your completed reading logs and any donations. Donations are optional, but any amount you give will be very much appreciated! 100% of your gift will directly benefit Seawell teachers and students.

Reading logs must be received by Friday, March 5th. The online reading log is linked here. If you used a paper log, you can:

  • Enter the details in the online log (remember to click “Submit” at the end). No need to turn in the paper log itself.

  • Take a picture of the completed paper log and email the image to or text it to 919-302-2130

  • Drop the paper log in the PTA lockbox at the front of school (mounted on the wall outside the cafeteria)

  • Mail the paper log to Seawell Elementary School, 9115 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Donations may be made online using this link. If you have checks and/or cash, you can:

  • Drop it in the PTA lockbox at the front of school (mounted on the wall outside the cafeteria)

  • Mail it to: Seawell Elementary School, 9115 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

All donations are tax-deductible. Checks should be made payable to Seawell Elementary PTA.

We look forward to announcing the prize-winners during the week of March 8th.

In the meantime, congratulations to ALL Seahawk readers!

HERE’S HOW TO JOIN IN THE Read-a-Thon FUN: English or Spanish

Reading log Google Form (the Google form will be open to receive responses from February 20th until March 5th):

The Reading log PDF form is in the Read-A-Thon Package: English or Spanish


Questions about the 2021 Seawell Read-A-Thon?

Contact Lucy VanderKamp at

or Miranda Wright at

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Did you know? The Seawell PTA...

  • Gives teachers approximately $250 of classroom support every year

  • Introduces new families to Seawell with a back to school social

  • Provides support for programs that make Seawell such a special place--like the Critter Corner

  • Provides funding for art, music and technology

  • Sponsors Family Programming events

We are only able to continue to support these incredible activities if we have your support! JOIN TODAY!

The Seawell garden is still going strong and needs your help. There are shifts for watering every other day, as well as a harvest once every two weeks to support TABLE. No experience necessary. Details on the Grounds & Garden page or at the Sign-up Genius

A few reminders....From Seawell's PTA!

  1. BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION! Box Tops are now easier than ever. The NEW and improved Box Tops mobile app scans your store receipt, finds participating products and instantly adds Box Tops to Seawell’s earnings online. No clipping required! Click here for details.

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  3. RE-LINK YOUR HARRIS TEETER CARD TO #2543. The store's Together in Education program provides Seawell with a % of every purchase! Please remember to relink in early August!

  4. Link Your Weaver Street Market Gift Cards to Seawell Code 221! By purchasing gift cards to use and linking them to Seawell, we receive 5% of the sales at no extra cost to you!

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  6. ORDER GIFT CARDS ONLINE - to use yourself or to give as gifts. You pay face value, and Seawell PTA receives a percentage of the sales. Order electronic or physical gift cards from 100’s of stores, including local favorites like Flyleaf, Ali Cat Toys, Weaver St. Market, and WBWC Boutique. Click here to get started.

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NEW Spirit Wear Vendor!

Check out the extensive selection of Spirit Wear items for your student and the whole family. Orders ship to your home.


Check policy

The Seawell PTA's policy is that check writers will be held responsible for any and all bank fees or fines charged to the PTA for checks returned for any reason, including insufficient funds.