Enjoy your summer!

10 Social Manners for Children

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As we raise kids in this digital age, it seems as though manners can fall by the wayside. Here is a helpful list that can help serve as a reminder of what manners might be most important as children grow up. 

  1. Say “Please” when asking
  2. Say “Thank you” when receiving
  3. Say “Excuse me” after bumping into someone
  4. Put down your electronics when someone enters the room
  5. Look people in the eye when speaking
  6. Let others finish before you speak
  7. Shake hands firmly (or bump elbows)
  8. Say “Yes Ma’am and Yes Sir” when talking to grownups
  9. Greet people with “Hi” and “How are you?”
  10. Open Doors for others

Reading At Home over the Summer Increases Student Achievement

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Crothersville builds in time for students to read at school each day, but research shows that this may not be enough, especially over the summer. Students who read at home in addition to reading at school tend to have higher test scores. Here are some ways to incorporate reading at home this summer!

         *Read the cereal box each morning

         *Find a reading website or app that your child enjoys

         *Look up information about a favorite subject on the computer

         *Take regular trips to the library and join the summer reading program

         *Start a book club with friends

         *Model reading by reading in front of and to your children each day