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Students who read over the summer maintain their reading comprehension skills and start school in the fall ready to learn. Superintendent Denise Juneau is partnering with public schools, local libraries, summer food sites and organizations that serve children during the summer months to promote the Summer Six Reading Challenge.

Take the Challenge and read six books this summer!

 

Register for The Summer 6 Reading Challenge to Win Prizes!

Students who sign up for the Challenge are eligible to put their name in for monthly prize drawings. Drawings will be held in June, July and August. Winners will be notified by mail. The Challenge will start on June 1 and end August 31, 2016.

Use this list to keep track of the books you read for the Challenge. You don't have to turn it in to be eligible for the prize drawing. Post it on your refrigerator or somewhere you can see it every day to help remind you to read!

This information is gathered so that we may send prizes to winners and to stay in touch.

Register for The Summer 6 Reading Challenge to Win Prizes!

Take the Challenge and Read Six Books this Summer!

When you read just for the fun of it, you get ahead and stay ahead.

Students who take the challenge are eligible for prizes! Download a Printable PDF

Register to be Eligible Now

 
  • Check out books from your school or public library.
  • Visit your local bookstore or used book store.
  • Trade books with a friend or neighbor.
  • Re-read a favorite book.
  • Read a newspaper, magazine, or comic book once each week.
  • Choose a series of books and challenge yourself to read the entire series.

Some Web sites for reading ideas:

The Summer 6 Reading Challenge

Take the Challenge and Read Six Books this Summer!

Educators: As educators, you know that when students don't read over the summer, they're at risk for the summer slide. The good news is that students who read just six books over the summer maintain and improve their reading comprehension.

When you read just for the fun of it, you get ahead and stay ahead.

Students who take the challenge are eligible for prizes! Download a Printable PDF

Register a Student to be Eligible Now

 
  • Let students check out books over the summer.
  • Open the school library one or two days each month in June, July and August.
  • Create your own bookmobile or book-mo-bike.
  • Bring books to summer lunch programs.
  • Partner with summer activity programs to distribute free books.
  • Encourage parents and students to participate in the public library summer reading program.

The Summer 6 Reading Challenge

Take the Challenge and Read Six Books this Summer!

Libraries: Libraries play a major role in helping kids prevent the "summer slide." If kids read just six books over the summer, they maintain and improve their reading comprehension.

When you read just for the fun of it, you get ahead and stay ahead.

Students who take the challenge are eligible for prizes! Download a Printable PDF

Share an Idea

 
  • Participate in the Collaborative Summer Library Program.
  • Go where kids are! You don't need a bookmobile be creative! Try a book bike and a laptop.
  • Connect with parks and recreation programs, summer lunch programs or other community based organizations that serve kids.
  • Visit classrooms and home school associations during the month of May to promote summer reading.
  • Partner with local businesses for incentives for kids who read six library books over the summer.
  • Focus on reading for fun!

The Summer 6 Reading Challenge