Horizons Atlanta

Kennesaw State University (Paulding County) June 2021

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Kennesaw State University Aquatic Center

Horizons Atlanta at KSU and SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) Partnership

Our rising 6th and 7th graders will take a field trip to SCAD (Atlanta location).

SCAD visit to the SCAD FASH Ruth E. Carter exhibition. Students would have access to our design lab technology and have the full SCAD classroom experience!


Emotive Typography

Typography is a vital tool utilized in effective graphic design communication. Emotions influence the way we make decisions and categorize information. Let’s explore ways to evoke emotions and action through type!

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Horizons Scholars Visit the Library!

We have an awesome partnership with Maude Ragsdale Library! We will check out new books every Friday during the summer! Our Horizons scholars had a great time at the library and found some great books! Thank you to the staff at the Maude Ragsdale Library!

http://www.wgrls.org/services/librarycard/

Join us for the Summer Reading Program! June 1 – July 31

Using the Beanstack App:

Download the Beanstack app on your device. When it says “Does your School, Library, or Bookstore already use Beanstack,” click “Yup!” Register for our Summer Reading Program by searching “West Georgia Regional Library System” On the “Sign In” page, click on “Don’t have an account? Sign up” at the bottom of the page. Fill out the registration information.

Using the Beanstack Website:

Go to wgrls.beanstack.org. Click on “Register an Individual or Family.” Fill out the registration information.

How Beanstack Works:

After you create an account on Beanstack, add all of the readers in your family of all ages. Then register the readers for the appropriate challenge. Complete your reading goals and collect badges!

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Thank you for our wonderful community support.

Pastor Dan Pervorse with CAYA Ministries-CAYA Ministries provides our daily snacks for Horizons.

Asif Edrish “Mr Asif” with West Cobb Islamic center- weekend snack bags for Horizons.

David Craig “Mr David” with Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints- organized food drive and did weekend snack bags for Horizons.

Lost Mountain Kiwanis Club-wonderful community volunteers who have supported Horizons throughout the years with various projects and back to school supplies.

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Horizons Atlanta at Kennesaw State University received grants to support our program!

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Helping Struggling Readers

Did you know that learning to read is a challenge for almost 40 percent of kids? The good news is that with early help, most reading problems can be prevented. The bad news is that nearly half of all parents who notice their child having trouble wait a year or more before getting help. Unfortunately, the older a child is, the more difficult it is to teach him or her to read. If a child can't read well by the end of third grade, odds are that he or she will never catch up. And the effects of falling behind and feeling like a failure can be devastating.


Early identification is crucial. If you suspect a problem, don't hesitate! Learn about reading difficulties, get your child assessed, find out what you can do to help your struggling reader, and don't give up!

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Horizons Atlanta @ Kennesaw State University Video

Click here to see our Horizons Scholars in action!

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Your Support

It is because of generous donors like you that we are able to realize our goal of providing a transformative educational summer enrichment program through which our scholars acquire the knowledge, skills, and mindsets that will make them more successful in school and in life.


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Other Ways to Give

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It is because of generous donors like yourself that we are able to realize our goal of providing a transformative educational summer enrichment program through which our scholars acquire the knowledge, skills, and mindsets that will make them more successful in school and in life.
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Scholars should use Lexia Core 5 daily for a minimum of 20 minutes. Please remind your child to login to Lexia daily and work for 20 minutes. You will see improvement in his/her reading comprehension, phonemic awareness, and vocabulary. This is a free resource for Horizons Scholars!
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