Summer Reading

Clover Middle School - 2015

Why Should You Read Over the Summer?

  • Reading is good for your brain!
  • The more you practice reading, the better you'll be!
  • If you read 4-5 books over the summer, you'll do better in school in the fall!
  • Books will take you places when you are stuck at home!

We Can Be Everyday Heroes!

Heifer International developed the "Read to Feed" program to promote literacy while giving students a way to set off a chain reaction of positive change around the world. While reading over the summer, we can help poor families in need.
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Alton Brown Explains How Heifer Passes on the Gift
Heifer International Read to Feed — Official Video

Begins June 5 - Ends August 16

How "Read to Feed" Works

  • Get sponsors (friends, relatives, organizations, etc.).
  • Sponsors set a pledge amount for each book read or unit of time spent reading--a quarter, a dollar, or any desired amount.
  • Read books of your choice.
  • Complete the Reading Record.
  • At the end of the program, collect donations.
  • Vote on the animal(s) to purchase.
  • Help the people in need.
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Those who participate will:

  • Be invited to an ice cream social in August
  • Be entered to win books and other prizes
  • Vote on which animal(s) to purchase

Can't get sponsors?

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You will still be invited to the ice cream social if you turn in your Reading Record!

Summer Reading Packet

  • Parent/guardian letter
  • Reading Record
  • Donation Form
  • Will be sent home with report cards and posted on the Clover Middle School website
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York County Library Summer Reading Program

  • "Unmask" (superhero theme)
  • June 8 - July 31
  • Free events and cool prizes
  • Information and a schedule of events will be sent home with report cards.

Clover School District's "Books on Wheels"

  • 17 stops throughout the district
  • White van with logo on the side
  • Books for all ages
  • Schedule will be posted soon on the CSD homepage.

Happy Reading!

Enjoy your summer break!

Carmen Boheler, Media Specialist

Marie Millen, Media Assistant

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