March is Reading Month

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Reading is celebrated across the nation during the month of March. Frontier has many activities planned in our buildings, but you can also celebrate at home with your student. Here are some great ways to incorporate reading into the month of March, and beyond.

  1. Go Book Shopping. This can be done anywhere from Barnes & Noble, Amazon or the library. Ask friends, librarians and teachers for some great book recommendations.
  2. Get Comfortable. Designate a special spot in your house for reading. Fill it with pillows, blankets and books. It doesn’t have to be big.
  3. Set Aside Family Reading Time. It is a lot easier to get everyone reading if everyone is doing it together. Set aside a designated amount of time each night. This may include reading a book as a family or everyone reading on their own.
  4. Celebrate With a Movie. As a family you can choose a book that also has a movie. After you read the book together, you can all settle in and watch the movie together. You can even have a discussion about which one you thought was better and why.

Preschool Registration

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Frontier offers a developmental preschool with limited spots for age-appropriate peers. Frontier Elementary School Preschool registration for the 2021-22 school year will be open until March 19, 2021. Children must be 4 years old by August 1 in order to attend the Frontier program. In addition, area preschools from Brookston (Bright Beginnings) and Chalmers (Discovering Hands) will also present information and requirements about their respective programs. If you have questions or concerns, please call Frontier Elementary (219) 984-5438. Click the “Preschool Information” tab after following this link.