Memorial Day was first enacted in memory of the soldiers who fought in the American Civil War but later, Memorial Day was expanded to commemorate the soldiers who fought in all American wars, including the World Wars.
All we have of freedom, all we use or know -This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.” — Rudyard Kipling, The Old Issue
All students in grades 6-12 in Reading Schools will have access to the latest technology next year! Click on the headline above for more information about this exciting new initiative!
Reading H.S. will be hosting a professionally run dance camp from Showcase America Unlimited on June 21-22nd this summer. Dancers will learn jazz, pom and lyrical routines, and can choose the level of difficulty. All routines are taught by professional or college trained dancers. In addition, the camp will feature a MASTER CLASS by nationally recognized choreographer Amy Vandergriff-Veldhaus.
Camp cost is $120 for 2 days of instruction, including lunch, a t-shirt, and all awards.
For more information or to register:
1. Click here:
2. Contact Coach Amy Goddard at: email@example.com
3. see www.scau.org
At the May 15 board meeting Fourth Quarter Strength of Character Awards were presented. Twenty-three students were recognized. During the 2012-2013 school year ninety-eight students were presented with this award. The criteria for this award is: respect for teachers and other students; honest and trustworthy; display good citizenship; respect the feelings of peers; show responsibility in completing lessons and be thoughtful of others. Some students could not attend but the award will be presented at the building. For a list of fourth quarter recipients and pictures click on headline above.
On behalf of the Reading Board of Education Superintendent Scott Inskeep and Middle School Principal Bob Longworth presented a Certificate of Recognition to Laura White for her many contributions to the students and staff of the Reading Community City Schools. Laura has been involved with Central and Middle School PTO's for several years.
A school community that hopes to achieve excellence is only possible by the help of people like Laura willing to give unselfishly of her time and talents for the benefit of others.
Reading High was selected as one of the Top 100 sites in the nation in providing guidance services to students and parents by the High Schools That Work. High School counselors Ronda Eisenhard and Teri Bemmes were recognized at the board meeting with a Certificate.
Pictured are members of the High School Personal Finance Challenge team helping the Hilltop Stock Market Game team prepare their presentation. The High School team finished first out of 332 teams in the first round of the Ohio Championships. The Hilltop Elementary team was the Ohio division champion of the Stock Market Challenge. Click on the headline to read more about Reading's commitment to economic and financial education.
This is for people who live in Reading. Open Enrollment for residents of Reading with elementary students who want to choose between Hilltop or Central Schools begins May 1-May 31. This is just for Reading residents. Click here for application.
School districts throughout Ohio are participating in an effort to identify, locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities, birth through age 21. For children birth through age two, a disability means that a child has a delay in one or more of the following developmental areas: adaptive behavior, cognition, communication, physical development, sensory development, and/or social or emotional development.
For children ages three through five, a disability means that a child has a documented deficit in one or more of the following developmental areas: communication skills, hearing abilities, motor functioning, social-emotional/behavior functioning, or visual abilities. Many unidentified children with disabilities are preschoolers.
For school-age students, a disability means a person having one or more conditions such as autism, developmental handicap, hearing handicap, multihandicap, orthopedically and/or other health handicap, seriously emotionally disturbed, speech and language handicap, specific learning disability, traumatic brain injury, or visual handicap.
If you know of a child who you think may have a disability, please contact Kathy Gilbert, Student Services, at 554-1800, or by writing Reading Community City Schools, 1301 Bonnell Avenue, Reading, Ohio 45215.
The Reading Community City School District has been notified by the State of Ohio Department of Education that the district is receiving federal grant funds for special education and for early childhood special education. These dollars are made available under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) as an incentive to expand and improve services for students with disabilities, including preschool children with disabilities and students with disabilities attending nonpublic schools within school district boundaries.
Suggestion from Reading Community City School District residents regarding the expenditure of these funds may be directed to Kathy Gilbert, Student Services, at 554-1800, or by writing Reading Community City Schools, 1301 Bonnell Avenue, Reading, Ohio 45215. The first priority for expenditure of these funds must be to provide direct services to children with disabilities.