The library is a place that your child frequents often in Elementary school. Whether they are attending a story time, finding new books, working on their chromebooks or just stopping in to say hi— I enjoy getting to know each one of them! Below I will outline some FAQs, further explain goals vs. points & tell you how to setup AR Home Connect to stay up to date on what your child is reading. For information on our bi-annual Book Fairs, please visit that page HERE (I’m always in need of parent volunteers!)
Please feel free to stop by at anytime to ask questions or call the school to speak with me at anytime!
AR Home Connect
Home Connect is how parents can keep up to date on what their child is reading, what they scored on each AR test and stay on top of their progression towards their AR goals.
To view your child’s AR information:
To sign up for e-mail alerts each time your child takes an AR test:
GOALS: Goals are set each 9 weeks by their classroom teacher. Students who are testing above their minimum percentage (see chart below) AND reading at/above their recommended book level will be able to attend our 9 week reward parties! Book levels are determined by their STAR test, which is taken at three different times throughout the school year.
POINTS: Points are collected with each book read & AR test taken. Students are not required to reach a certain number of points to attend AR parties. Instead, points are an added BONUS! Any student (regardless of grade) who receives 30 pts during a 9 week period will be able to join us for our Pizza Hut party!
Students in the following grades collect their points for different reasons: