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Avoid the "Summer Slide". Summer Slide is an actual concept referring to something that many students experience if they do not keep their mind active in reading during the summer. Research shows that a child could lose at least one month of the reading progress they made at school if they skip reading all summer. Let's not let the summer slip by without reading. Iroquois Elementary teachers, along with Mr. Bronson and Miss Grande are inviting you to take the Summer Challenge. Take some time to read this summer. It's simple.

All you have to do is...

  1. Read 15 minutes a day for 15 days each month and log it on the calendar. (Download Calendar HERE)
  2. Turn your reading log in to Mrs. Vrenna (in the library) by Friday, September 9 and receive a coupon for a McDonald’s Happy Meal!

6th Grade Science Fair Held on May 20th - Big Success!

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New After-School Program Begins at IES

Just because the school bell has rung, doesn't mean the learning and fun have to end. At Play & Learn, a new after-school program for Iroquois elementary children and their parents or after-school caregiver, Y staff will show how children learn through age-appropriate play and active engagement. We'll share oodles of learning ideas for home or on the go.

Play & Learn is a FREE after-school program that children ages Kindergarten through 3rd grade and parent/caregiver attend together that includes weekly themed activities that extend learning beyond the classroom. Class runs through the school year on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 - 7:00p.m., at the Iroquois Elementary School, 4231 Morse Street, Erie (Lawrence Park), PA. A free evening meal will be served to all participants.

Registration takes place during program time.
Learn more at or call 814-452-1432 ext 244.

Check Out the IES newsletter, "Smoke Signals" on the News In Education website!

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