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Book Swap and Summer Slide

We are excited about our upcoming Book Swap at NSES on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, June 17th and 18th!  Students may bring in their gently used books to “swap” with other students to get new books to read for the summer….how fun is that?

With our Summer Reading Challenge and our Book Swap, we just want to emphasize how important it is to keep reading.  Practice makes better and the more you practice, the better you’ll be.  We are trying to avoid the “summer slide” where may children leave school in June with certain skills and abilities and come back in September having lost those skills because of a lack of practice.  Here is a great graphic to help with “summer slide”: