News from CPS: Let the Summer Fun Begin!
Published on Jun 19, 2015 13:59

  June 19, 2015
Read to the Moon & Back

SUMMER READING 2015
We're quite excited to kick off the summer reading season!

Grades K-8 
CPS is issuing a summer reading challenge to all students entering grades K-8: Read 20 minutes per day to help reach the goal of half a million minutes of reading per grade level! If minutes = miles, we'll read to the moon and back this summer! Get summer reading info, logs & more >>

Why Read Every Day This Summer?
Imagine two students: Student A reads or listens to an audiobook every single day; Student B doesn't pick up a book or listen to an audiobook all summer.

Student A has just exercised his brain in a way that will:
  • Increase his knowledge
  • Build his vocabulary
  • Teach him interesting facts
  • Help him appreciate different experiences and cultures
  • Boost his grades and test scores
  • Give him confidence to bring back to school
Reading is the foundation of learning!

Grades 9-12
Reading over the summer will help your reading, writing, and thinking skills so you can succeed in your English class – and in school – next year! See the CRLS summer reading brochure & other resources >>  

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Summer reading info will be sent home with students by the end of the school year, and children in grades K-8 are receiving bookmarks. We've also posted all the summer reading basics and loads of fun extras on 
our website

Happy summer, happy reading! 
                                

CPS mobile app

GOT NOTIFICATIONS?
Do you have the CPS app? Download it today, and make sure it's sending you updates! Learn more >> 
math

SUMMER MATH FUN! 

Add to the summer learning mix with our math calendars & activities. Summer math >>


CPS Twitter

GET SOCIAL! 

We'll be sharing summer learning tips all summer on Twitter and Facebook


construction

SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES!

CPS will keep families informed of the progress on school construction projects. Watch for more news and updates on our website throughout the summer >> 
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