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SONIC® Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with Bundle of Freebies for Educators

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SONIC Teachers’ Circle members will each receive 5 exclusive rewards on May 6

This year, SONIC® is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week with a bundle of craveable rewards for educators who belong to the free SONIC Teachers’ Circle rewards program. On May 6, Teachers’ Circle members will receive an extra-large ‘thank you’ in the form of five separate rewards that can be redeemed for various FREE SONIC menu items.*

SONIC Teachers’ Circle members can redeem the following delicious deals anytime between May 6 and May 20 with any qualifying purchase:*

  • Buy One SONIC Blast®, Get One Free
  • Buy One Entree, Get One Free
  • Free SONIC® Cheeseburger with any Purchase
  • Free Large Drink or Slush with any Purchase
  • Free Small Side with Entrée Purchase

SONIC Teachers’ Circle is a free rewards program exclusively for educators available through the SONIC App.** Any teacher, faculty or staff at a K-12 or degree-granting university can sign up for SONIC Teachers’ Circle in the SONIC App and start receiving exclusive rewards. To take advantage of these Teacher Appreciation Week offers, educators must sign up before May 6, when rewards become available.

In addition to celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day, SONIC is honoring the 15th anniversary of the brand’s Limeades for Learning initiative, through which SONIC guests can help support teachers and students by visiting their nearest SONIC location and purchasing their favorite drink, shake, blast or slush, and SONIC will donate a portion back to local public schools. *** Guests can also visit and donate directly to one or more of the thousands of public-school teacher requests seeking support to provide students with educational resources. Since 2009, SONIC has donated more than $27 million to funding local classrooms, becoming one of the largest programs to support public education in the U.S.

*Each reward is valid one time only with qualifying purchase made online or in the SONIC App as a registered user through May 20, 2024. Tax and add-ins cost extra. Not valid with Combos, delivery, or any other offers. Mobile ordering available only at select locations; hours may vary.

**To join SONIC Teachers’ Circle, download the SONIC App, create an account, open your account settings by tapping the profile icon in the top right of the app, then tap “Account,” then select “I’m a Teacher” and provide your information. The program is available to educators employed by K-12 schools and colleges/universities in the United States. Once verified, Teachers’ Circle members will receive exclusive discounts and offers within the app, only available to teachers.

***SONIC donates a portion of every Drink, Slush, Blast, or Shake purchase to the SONIC Foundation, which is used to support local schools across the communities SONIC serves through partners like DonorsChoose. The SONIC Foundation is a division of the Inspire Brands Foundation. For more information about the SONIC Foundation, visit