Articles

Educational Programs

Read To Succeed


Library PosterOne of the Chicago Wolves most successful community endeavors is the READ TO SUCCEED program, presented by Vista Health System and Butternut Bread, which has involved more than 500,000 children and 105 libraries in the Chicago area. The goal of this program is for kids to spend more time in libraries so they see the valuable resources they have to offer, and understand the benefits of reading as a recreational tool.

 

Through this program, the Wolves provide incentives for kids who reach their reading goals. In addition, Wolves players visit the libraries throughout the season.  The players speak about the important role that education plays in their lives as professional athletes.

 

LIBRARIANS! Click here to download this season's Read To Succeed support materials. (9MB PDF)

 

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM, OR FOR MORE INFORMATION ON READ TO SUCCEED APPEARANCES, CALL 1-800-THE-WOLVES

 

Reading Facts

  • Out-of-school reading habits of students have shown that even 15 minutes a day of independent reading can expose students to more than a million words of text in a year.
  • Thirty-seven percent of American fourth-graders read below the “Basic” level on the National Assessment of Educational Progress reading test.

Check out the Read To Succeed Video Gallery only on WolvesTV!

 


 

Defenseman Adam Polasek

01What is your current or most recent favorite book?
Warrior Path

02 What was your favorite book as a child?
Blue Rabbit

03 Wh0 is your favorite literary character?
Robert Langdon

04 What is your favorite type of bookt?
Mystery; True Stories

05 When do you read the most?
Bus, planes and free time

 



Keep Track of Your Reading

 

1112-R2S-Chart-thumbDownload a Wolves Reading Log! Print it out and keep track of your summer reading!

Download

 


Write to the Wolves and let them know about your favorite book or author.  Your comments may be chosen to be posted online for everyone to read. Be sure to include your name and age!

Email a Player!

 


TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM, OR FOR MORE INFORMATION ON READ TO SUCCEED APPEARANCES, CALL 1-800-THE-WOLVES

wolves20-footer-logoThe four-time champion Chicago Wolves Hockey team provides fun and affordable sports entertainment for the entire family.

E-Newsletter

Subscribe to Wolves news, updates, & player information.