107 NE Monroe Peoria, Illinois 61602-1070

Remarkable Readers

Be a #RemarkableReader this summer!

Students who don’t read during the summer months lose important reading skills. It takes them longer to catch up when school starts. Plus, the backslide is cumulative --students actually fall further behind every summer without reading.

Our brains are similar to muscles --if we don’t exercise them, they get weaker. Reading is exercise for your brain! Students who read 20 minutes a day score in the 90th percentile on standardized tests!

Just 20 minutes of reading a day, four days a week will help students maintain their reading skills so they are ready to keep moving forward from day one when school starts. The Peoria Public Schools Remarkable Reader program encourages students entering kindergarten through 8th grade to read 20 minutes a day, four days a week during the 11-week summer break. Students brought a tracking sheet home from school (or download the tracking sheet at www.peoriapublicschools.org) to record the times they read, the titles of their books and a short note about each book. Give the tracking sheet to your teacher during the first week of school to be entered into a raffle to win awesome prizes and be recognized at a September Board of Education meeting.

That’s all there is to it!
Get started

 

Be a #RemarkableReader this summer!

Students who don’t read during the summer months lose important reading skills. It takes them longer to catch up when school starts. Plus, the backslide is cumulative --students actually fall further behind every summer without reading.
Our brains are similar to muscles --if we don’t exercise them, they get weaker. Reading is exercise for your brain! Students who read 20 minutes a day score in the 90th percentile on standardized tests!
Just 20 minutes of reading a day, four days a week will help students maintain their
reading skills so they are ready to keep moving forward from day one when school starts.
The Peoria Public Schools Remarkable Reader program encourages students entering
kindergarten through 8th grade to read 20 minutes a day, four days a week during the 11-week summer break. Students brought a tracking sheet home from school (or download the tracking sheet at www.peoriapublicschools.org) to record the times they read, the titles of their books and a short note about each book. Give the tracking sheet to your teacher during the first week of school to be entered into a raffle to win awesome prizes and be recognized at a September Board of Education meeting.
That’s all there is to it!
Get started