Summer Enrichment Information

Palmyra Area School District

Elementary Summer Enrichment Options

The Palmyra Area School District is pleased to offer the following educational enrichment programs for Kindergarten-5th grade students this summer.  Research shows that students who read throughout the summer maintain their levels of reading that they worked so hard to achieve during the school year.   Please consider helping your child maintain their reading levels by reading and writing over the summer months. 

 

All students who participate will be recognized in the fall.  For activities completed, students will be given raffle tickets to be entered in to drawings to win small prizes.  Evidence of completion can be submitted at any time throughout the summer or during the first week of school in August.  Please call the office before dropping materials off during the summer. 


Summer Reading Journal – Students read self selected books and respond to what they read in a summer reading journal.   Please request a journal on the attached form.   

* 1 raffle ticket for each book/journal entry completed *

Palmyra Public Library Summer Reading Program - Complete the summer reading program through the Palmyra Public Library.  Please visit the public library for more information.

* 5 raffle tickets for completing the program * 

Literacy Activities for EDK students entering 1st grade (By invitation only)

* 2 raffle tickets for each date attended *

Elementary Summer Book Exchange A summer reading book exchange will be held at Lingle Avenue Elementary School. Students may exchange books on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 during June and July at Lingle Avenue Elementary School library. Please sign up ahead of time on the attached form.                                               

* 2 raffle tickets for each exchange date attended. * 

Reading Log – Students may log the minutes they spend reading this summer.  Please request a log on the attached form.

* 1 raffle ticket for every 30 minutes spent reading *


ONLINE/TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS

Study Island – Study Island is a web-based program designed around Common Core standards.  Students in grades 3-12 can access lessons, practice problems, and educational games in core content areas.  Study Island can be accessed on a computer or mobile device, including iPads and iPods.  

* 1 raffle ticket for every half hour spent working on Study Island *

Ed City Math – Ed City Math is a Common Core aligned web-based program. Students in grades K-2 can access lesson, activities, and practice problems. Ed City Math can be accessed through the web or the free Puffin app for mobile devices. 

* 1 raffle ticket for every half hour spent working on Ed City Math *

Reading Eggs/Reading Eggspress – Improve literacy skills with Reading Eggs (grades K-2) and Reading Eggspress (grades 3-4).  Students first will take a placement test to assess their reading level and then begin the program.  Educational activities, videos, and leveled readers comprise the engaging website.

* 1 raffle ticket for five activities completed on Reading Eggs/Reading Eggspress * 

Type to Learn – Learn proper keyboarding techniques and master typing with Type to Learn. Students progress through a series of lessons and master lessons based on skill. This web-based program works on all devices and platforms.

                                                                                                        * 1 raffle ticket for every level achieved on Type to Learn *

Reflex Math - Reflex math is a game-based program to help students improve their fact fluency.  Reflex provides customized instruction and practice to help students master their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. 

* 1 raffle ticket for every half hour spent working on Reflex Math *

 Apps- A list of recommended educational apps can be found on the Technology page of the district website. Students will track their time on the spreadsheet provided. Please sign up ahead of time on the attached form.

* 1 raffle ticket for every half hour of work on educational apps recorded on the spreadsheet *


If you have any questions, please contact Abbie Mahaffey (abbie_mahaffey@pasd.us). 

 

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