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What to Teach in June? Use Our ‘Summer is Here’ Newsletter

Dr. Kara Stern
1 min read
Group of kids playing with a colorful tarp in a field.

Teachers need all the help they can get at the end of the school year!

Figuring out what to teach and sending updates home is especially challenging in the final month of school. Our seasonal school newsletter template, ‘Summer is Here’ lightens the load. We’ve got interesting articles, activities, and resources for teachers & parents.

Let’s dive in!

Robert Downey Jr. saying "I'm here to help."

You can’t avoid summer mode, so why not get in the swing of it?

The template kicks off with fun quotes about summer. The art teacher & librarian could partner to get their classes covering the school with illustrated quotes. ELA teachers could get in on the act, as well.

That takes care of humanities!


Learning about summer necessarily involves the solstice, and if you’re teaching about the sun, makes sense to teach about the moon, and then of course, the sea naturally follows. June is National Oceans Month, so there’s a wealth of ocean-related happenings underway.

We’ve got useful resources for all those topics.

GIF of girl saying science makes me happy

There’s a ton of info to get out to parents as summer vacation approaches.

We’ve share 3 templates to help get a jump on your summer comms:

  1. Summer Learning template to help teachers communicate with families throughout the summer
  2. Summer Reading template. Self-explanatory!
  3. A June Weekly Schedule template for updates as the year winds down.

Here’s a peek:

3 School Newsletter Templates for Summer

Teachers are counting the minutes, but parents? Not so much.

We’ve added parent resources for you to share: easy family activities for all ages, and a helpful checklist for summer safety. For teachers, we’ve got the summer’s best beach reads, and S’mores recipes (😉) that’ll make your mouth water.

Get started with the template here! Just click to duplicate and make it your own.

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Dr. Kara Stern

Dr. Kara Stern began her career as an ELA teacher, then shifted into administration as a middle school principal. Dr. Stern is a fervent advocate for equitable communication and family engagement. She spent five years as Executive Director at Math for America, where she designed the professional learning community that exists to this day. An unexpected move to Tel Aviv launched her into the world of EdTech where she became the Director of Education Content for Smore and then the Head of Education Solutions at SchoolStatus. Outside of work, she indulges her love for reading, devouring two novels weekly, with a particular fondness for heists and spy stories.

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