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Summer Parent Workshop Information

Ways to Avoid Summer Learning Loss:
  • Many children experience learning loss when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.
  • Read with your child every day.
  • Explore parks, nature preserves, museums, and cultural centers.
  • Look for teachable moments everyday (For example, measuring ingredients for recipes and reviewing maps for trips).
  • Encourage your child to complete the activities in the Summer Bridge Activities book. Spread it out over the whole summer.
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Triathlon:
  • Kids can earn a free book.
  • Answer 3 of the 4 questions in the Summer Reading Triathlon Journal.
  • Take the completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 17 and September 6, 2016.
  • Choose the FREE book from the list featured in the Summer Reading Triathlon Journal.
  • Copies fo the Summer Reading Triathlon Journal are available in the front office until Friday, May 27.