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Summer 2019

We hope our families have a wonderful summer together. Summer is a time to play, explore and have fun! But just because school is out, doesn't mean all learning has to stop. Here are a few ideas for how you can add learning into your summer routine without taking away the fun! 

Parent Like a Pro: Slowing the Summer Slide

How to Beat the Summer Slide

10 Ways to Get Kids Reading Over the Summer & Prevent Summer Reading Loss

7 Fresh Activities to Combat the Summer Slide


Butler Area Public Library


Butler Area Public Library


Resources for kids

Resources for tweens and teens


Common Sense Media


Common Sense Media


Common Sense Media

"Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century." There are many free resources available to families.

Learn more about BASD becoming a Common Sense School

Visit Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media: "Best Books: Our Recommendations for Families"

Common Sense Media: "Summer Reading Lists"