Tristar Reads

TRISTAR READS: Science is Magic

Read Along with Sen. Bill Powers “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”

This week we caught up with Sen. Powers as he reads “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff aloud to us. Thank you, Senator Powers, for reading with us!

Don’t forget to keep logging your reading hours each week at to stay on top of your summer reading.

Watch Senator Bill Powers read here

It’s never too late to sign up for Tristar Reads. You can sign up at any time and still get involved in what we’re doing all summer long. 

Science is Magic

School may be ending soon, but that doesn’t mean learning has to end for the summer. For that reason, Tristar Reads will be featuring a different learning opportunity for students of all ages each week while we’re at home this summer.

National Geographic Kids features science and social studies games, videos, quizzes, books, crafts, and learning opportunities for students ages 6 and up.

Challenge of the Week

Have you completed an at-home science experiment? Get creative and send us a photo or video with what you learned from the experiment and we’ll send you a small gift via Amazon!

TSR’s Winners Circle

Last week, our Challenge of the Week was to provide a short video about your experience with online learning at home. Caroline is from Shelby County and sent us a short clip about how she is engaging in learning at home with her children. Thank you, Caroline, for sharing what you’ve found works.  

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