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An enriching summer at New Haven Reads

During NHR’s summer session, in addition to tutoring, we offer a diverse program of academic clubs, including arts & crafts, math, and more!

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Ajay Culhane-Husain

Name: Ajay Culhane-Husain Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA College: Yale University Major and Minor: Economics and Education Studies Favorite Children’s Book: The Little Engine That Could, by Watty Piper My experience at New Haven Reads this summer has been incredible. I have… Read More

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Deja Reid

Deja works with a student during a tutoring session.

Name: Deja Reid Hometown: Columbus, OH College: The Ohio State University Major and Minor: Community Leadership, Education Favorite Children’s Book: The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt I applied to this internship at New Haven Reads with… Read More

NHR’s Top Five Tips to Prevent Summer Slide

A NHR student chooses a book to read.

How can parents and mentors inspire students to read when there are so many competing summer activities? Here are NHR’s top five tips for preventing summer slide!

Looking Back: A Year in Review

NHR students hold the number 600 to celebrate 600 students

This week we’re celebrating our community’s accomplishments by taking a look back at highlights from the 2018-2019 school year.

What We’re Reading (May-June)

Just in time for the holiday weekend! Check out what the New Haven Reads staff has been reading in this edition of What We’re Reading!

When the students shine

Student reading a chapter book and eating an apple

Read about this year’s CORE test results, and learn what our students think about tutoring at NHR!

“Books are the best!”: Field Trips at NHR

100th field trip

Check out these adorable thank you cards from Mrs. Reynold’s 2nd grade class at Quinnipiac STEM!

The Impact of Books

Two full bookcases

This week’s post is short, but for all of us at NHR, incredibly moving. This letter came to us from a book bin in Fair Haven that gets free books from NHR. We believe it is proof of the incredible power of literacy, community, and our mission.

NHR Staff Help Build Book Box for Scantlebury Park

volunteers with a book box

NHR staff joined other volunteers at Make Haven for the Help Your Shelves Build Day, where they constructed a new book box for Scantlebury Park!