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American Graduate Day Returns September 27th

American Graduate Day returns on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (EST) on PBS stations around the country and locally on WCVW PBS. The 7-hour live broadcast celebrates the exceptional work of individuals and groups in local communities and around the country whose daily heroics help youth stay on the path to graduation.

PBS KIDS: Eat Smart for a Great Start

This September, PBS KIDS makes it easy for families to stay healthy and active with PBS KIDS Eat Smart for a Great Start. Studies have shown that poor nutrition and lack of exercise can negatively impact children’s academic performance. To help start the school year off right, PBS KIDS has developed online content to provide kids and parents with resources that support health and physical activity.

PBS KIDS Writers Contest: National Winner

Ready To Learn is very pleased to announce that your Community Idea Stations have a local national winner in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest! Michelle K. won Second Place at the Second Grade Level for her story “Rosy Helps Cathy Catch Her Bus.” This is quite an accomplishment, considering the thousands of entries that were submitted from all over the USA.

Summer Learning Tips: August 11-15

It is Week 9 of the PBS KIDS Summer Learning Project and we will looking back at some of the summer highlights. Here are the learning tips for this week:

August 11 - Let’s do it again!
Today, have your child pick something he/she did this summer he/she would like to do again. Whether it was a trip to the museum or zoo, reading a favorite book, or building a tower from blocks, some things are worth doing again. Discuss why this activity was fun.


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