From the Principals


Dear Parents,


It's hard to believe there is less than a month of school left! Each year seems to fly by more quickly than the one before! According to, research shows that reading just six books during break is a great way to prevent "summer slide" for struggling readers. If you would like to read the full article, you can find it here...


In looking for great reads this summer, check out this webpage from New York Libraries


For students entering 6th and 7th grades...


For students entering 8th and 9th grades...


Depending on the age and development of your child, books from the tween list might be appropriate for your teen and vice versa. Consider having a family book club or taking along a book on audio for a road trip this summer.


Happy Summer Reading! 




Mr. Mark Richter, Principal, Attea Middle School

Ms. Allyson Thorne, Acting Principal, Springman Middle School