Summer Skills Sharpener

Keeping math and language arts skills sharp over the summer months is a challenging proposition but one that is vital for continuing success from one year to the next. It is for this reason that the lower school teachers are strongly recommending the Summer Skills Sharpener books for rising first grade through fifth grade students. These books contain a series of exercises arranged in worksheets that are intended for use 3 times per week for 10 weeks. They are of course flexible and can be scheduled around vacations. In the past, we have had some students use the reviews independently, whereas others have used them as exercises to accompany summer tutoring. However you choose to use these books, we feel that they are a valuable resource for your child's success in mathematics and language arts.

Remember that these books are designed as a review for the year just completed, so please keep that in mind when ordering. If your child is completing the second grade, please order the second grade Skills Sharpeners. Orders may be placed by calling toll free (888) 595-6595. American Express, Visa, and MasterCard credit cards are accepted; the cost is $20 per book, including shipping and handling. You also may preview and order the Summer Skills Sharpener products at the following website: www.summerskills.com.

Refreshing young minds during the summer reinforces academic skills and increases self-confidence. Our goal is for each child to return in the fall ready to build on the learning from this school year without skipping a beat.