Avoiding the Summer Slide
Clare Mahoney (Pleasant Ridge Reading Specialist) and Toby Pleszkun (Gifted Reading Teacher) presented information about how to avoid the "Summer Slide" to the Lyon/Pleasant Ridge PTA on May 20, 2014. The presentation includes many resources from booklists, summer ideas and access to many helpful websites. The Presentation also includes NWEA bookmarks that can help support your child and their NWEA scores. Shelley Riskin (Pleasant Ridge Librarian) reminded parents to visit the Glenview Library, as well as their website this summer.
Link for the presentation: http://tinyurl.com/SummerSlide
School Supply Kits
PLEASE NOTE IF YOU HAVE MISSED THE ORDER DATE FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES, but want to still order a kit. You can go online to our school supply vendor and "build" your own kits. These kits will be shipped directly to your house (or address you request).
To see what supplies are in the kits, click here:Pleasant Ridge School Supply kits
Just go to www.schoolkidz.com to build your own kit.
Recommended Reading Lists
Dear Families, The lists here are recommended reading for students entering 4th through 6th grades. They include high-interest, high quality fiction and non-fiction books at a range of reading levels and interests. All of them can be found at public libraries and bookstores. Many are in multiple formats, including e-readers and audiobooks. Enjoy your summer reading!
Click here to access the reading lists