Summer reading is SO important for all students to maintain reading progress. There are any number of reading programs that students can participate in for the summer months. You can do them all or none at all, but keep reading! It will make a big difference in your child’s academic progress for the next year. I recommend at least 20 minutes per day – 5 days a week.
More details about SUMMER READING…
The Henrico County Public Library has a terrific reading program each summer. Their theme this year is Build A Better World – through reading. Students are awarded some wonderful prizes for participating in the program. Students must register online and record their reading on the summer reading calendar. Flyers from the Henrico Public Library will be sent home with students.
Last year we won the Tuckahoe Trophy for the most FINISHERS in the summer reading program for our district. Let’s win it again! Go online and register today. Keep reading, kiddos!
*Since the Maybeury Library is closed over the summer, we encourage all of our students to make good use of the local public libraries. There are always lots of fun activities going on at the library. You can pick up a program guide at any branch library.
Need some suggestions for great books? The Henrico County Public Schools updated their summer reading lists this year. They will not be sent home this year, but click the link and you can print them at home. Remember, there is no required reading list for elementary students. These are just suggestions. Let your child choose whatever books he or she loves. *There is a summer reading requirement for all middle schoolers in Henrico. Please see the link for Rising 6th-8th graders.
Click on the link, for more information about the Barnes & Noble summer reading program. You can earn a free book from B&N just by filling out the reading journal! You can use the same books for the Henrico County Public Library and the B&N program.
The BBGB bookstore is a great place to get books, but they have a terrific newsletter they send out each month for book ideas as well. Check out their website and sign up for their monthly newsletter