Snow day!

Snow day! A Step Ahead will follow local schools and close today, Monday, March 12, 2018. Our faculty have the option of tutoring today if they wish.  If so, they will contact you and see what works best for you, whether it is tutoring today or scheduling a make-up session.  We are providing this option…

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Award-winning children’s books! Let’s read.

Award-winning children’s books!  In addition to awards for movies, stage and television, February brings awards for children’s books, too. Award-winning books for 2018 The American Library Association (ALA) announces annual winners in youth media. ALA announces winners at its midwinter meeting, held this year in Colorado. There are many categories and many new award-winning children’s…

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Books made into movies

Books made into movies!  Yes, we just wrote about Wonder and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library before the winter holiday break. But then we saw more books made into movies.  We saw Jumanji and Ferdinand and the trailers for the upcoming film version of A Wrinkle in Time.  We couldn’t resist doing it again.  And in…

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Snow day!

Snow day!  A Step Ahead will be closed on Wednesday, January 17. We hope you enjoy the beautiful snow falling outside!  We are watching our bird feeders, buzzing with activity this morning. It’s also a terrific day to read and play games with your kids!  Our teens are still sleeping………. What about tomorrow? We will…

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Book collection for ReadWS!

Book collection underway!  Please help us collect books for ReadWS, a local nonprofit helping children with their reading and language skills. What is ReadWS? ReadWS was started initially as the Augustine Literacy Project, whose mission is to improve reading, writing and spelling for low-income children and teens. As part of the project, volunteer tutors learned to…

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