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Summer Keyboarding Practice Opportunity - Log In to Type to Learn
Friday, June 20, 2014

Roxbury provides a web-enabled keyboarding program for students. Keyboarding is an important skill in schools and the workforce as well as providing a means for communicating with others, sharing ideas, expressing thoughts and even utilizing entertainment through computer games.

Typing is the primary means of interfacing with a computer. Therefore, learning how to use the keyboard is an essential 21st century skill that students must develop in order to type effectively and efficiently on computers.

Students have a username and password that permits them to use the program from either school or home. A reference page is posted below with instructions for downloading and accessing the program from a home computer.

Resources: Type to Learn Log In Instructions

Summer Reading Guidelines for Roxbury Students: 800 Minutes and a "My Favorite Book" Sheet
Friday, June 20, 2014

Parents and kids alike look forward to summer vacation and the “break” away from school. But educational research clearly shows that a complete break from exposure to reading and math over the summer months is not best for kids as it results in a phenomenon called the summer slide.

Those studies show that students who read over the summer gain reading achievement during that time and those who do not read lose ground, or experience summer reading loss.

The reading students do over the summer can be fun, and they do not have to limit their reading choise to books only. They can read anything that interests them, such as newspapers, magazines, online articles, books, manuals, pamphlets, maps, guidebooks, poems, music lyrics, and more. Students can read hard copy books or read electronically on computers, e-readers, smartphones or tablets. The most important aspect of summer reading is simply reading. Any reading counts – students just need to select something that interests them.

Independent reading fosters many reading skills such as vocabulary knowledge, phonemic awareness, phonics and comprehension.

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Resources: 2014 Summer Reading Log

Science club
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The Roxbury Science Club concluded the year with a friendly science competition. The science club members were challenged to create a balloon powered, four-wheeled vehicle. The car designs were quite clever and the races were close. Congrats to our winners: the round 1 winner was Jordan Ellman and the round 2 winner was Kathy Zhai! Way to create scientists!

Dads and Desserts
Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Article Submitted by: Juli Karns

Pool Party!
Friday, June 06, 2014

We had a great time at the pool party today! Thanks to all of the parents for making this such a memorable day for the kids!!!

Article Submitted by: Miss Stovering

Talent Show continued
Friday, June 06, 2014


Article Submitted by: Jennifer Hogue

Burton Century Village
Sunday, May 25, 2014

We had so much fun on our field trip to Burton Century Village. Our class learned a lot about the past by looking at many artifacts and listening to our tour guide. Ask your child what they learned.

Article Submitted by: Mrs. Harrison

Spirit Week!
Thursday, May 01, 2014

Spirit Week at Roxbury has been a blast! Today, the students showed off an impressive display of crazy hats and socks!

Article Submitted by: Miss Stovering

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Math Apps & Links for Summer Practice

Use the link below to see many fun options for summer-time math learning and practice.

Summer Math Resources 2014

My Favorite Book - Summer Reading Report

Roxbury students should complete a "My Favorite Book" report using the template below to share their reflections about the book they like the most this summer!

My Favorite Book - Roxbury

School Supply Lists

Click on the link below to see the school supplies students in grades K-4 will need in the fall.

Roxbury 2014-15 Supply Lists

Summer Learning Opportunities

Please click on the link below to see a list of summer learning opportunities for students in grades K-8.

K-8 Summer Options

Student Handbook

Please click on the link below to read the school handbook. Parent and student must sign off that they read the handbook when completing the eForms.

Roxbury Handbool 2013-14

Day Care Transportation Form 2014-15

Please be sure to complete the Day Care Transport form and submit it to the Transportation Department if your child will be attending a before or after school day care program in Solon.

Day Care Bus Form 2014-15