From the Principal's Pen

June 17, 2019

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Summer Learning Resources

Several parents have reached out regarding Lexia usage in the summer. Lexia is not "just" a computer program/application; the teacher intervention component is critical to a student's literacy achievement and success. For this reason, students cannot use Lexia at home.


If you are looking for digital tools to use throughout the summer, your child has access to the following resources (all links are live):


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Wednesday, July 17th

7:45 - 9:00 pm


Please join us for a very special summer reading event, Reading Under the Stars at the Bowman Observatory located on the Julian Curtiss School field near the observatory. The event will include:


7:45-8:00pm Welcome: What have you been reading? Students will share the names of some books they have been reading. Be ready to share...bring your favorite book with you!


8:00-8:15pm Read aloud by Heather McGuinness, library media specialist at Julian Curtiss School


8:15-8:30pm A chance for families to read by flashlights under the stars together BYOB...bring your own blanket and flashlights, we will provide some books and some flashlights, and a special snack: Astronaut ice cream anyone?!


8:30-9:00pm A visit with Mr. Rick Bria of the Bowman Observatory (opening early for this event) to gaze upon stars in the Greenwich sky.


Click here to RSVP!

Read, read, read!!

Need ideas to keep reading this summer? Check off some of these fun reading activities!
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Bruce Museum Summer Family Day

Julian Curtiss families will be offered free admission to the Bruce Museum's Summer Family Day on Saturday, July 14th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Just let them know you're a Julian Curtiss family when you arrive. This is a great opportunity to check out what this fabulous local gem has to offer!

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