SMART Program Newsletter
Intermediate Science Enrichment Resources:
- YouTube's Crash Course Kids channel
Primary Science Enrichment Resources:
TogetheRead is a free family literacy program that incorporates books on a common theme for readers of all ages, activity ideas to go along with the theme, and prompts to build effective reading strategies as families share reading. Best of all, this resource is FREE.
Book lists can be shared with your local or school library for help finding the books for free. Through the magic of interlibrary loans, you may be able to locate many of the books.
For more information, visit
Comcast Brings Internet Access to All Students
ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. Joins Comcast in Bringing Internet Access to ALL Students
With Internet access becoming increasingly vital for success at school, at work, and at home, ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. has joined in Comcast's efforts to bring affordable Internet service and resources to millions of students and families. As the nation's leading Internet provider, Comcast created and launched the Internet Essentials Program, in order to close the digital divide and ensure that all students are granted equal opportunity to succeed.
Families with at least one child eligible to receive free or reduced price lunches through the National School Lunch Program may qualify for the Internet Essentials Program. Participating families pay only $9.95 a month, plus tax, with no price increases, activation fees or equipment rentals. Also, those involved in the program can buy a low-cost computer and receive Internet training at no additional charge.
To get more information about the Internet Essentials Program visit http://www.internetessentials.com/default.aspx or call (1-855-846-8376).
K-2 report cards, interims, conference forms
Parents, please watch this short video highlighting the implementation of the new Common Core State Standards as well as the key revisions that have been made to K-2 report cards, interims, and conference forms. CLICK HERE to watch.
CLICK HERE for more information on Florida Standards.
Park Lakes Weather Center
We would like to introduce you to our WeatherBug Monitoring System. Now with just a click of a button, you can see the weather forecast, for not only the Lauderdale Lakes area, but also, around the world. To access WeatherBug, just click the Park Lakes Weather Center . With the Weatherbug Monitoring System, you will see up to the minute alerts as they are released from the National Weather Center, a live feed of the weather conditions here at Park Lakes Elementary School, as well as the hourly and seven day forecasts.