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A May Reading Challenge

By STAIR-Annapolis | May 5, 2021

A May Reading Challenge Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on May 5, 2021 May is a fantastic month to be a reader! This month, we celebrate teachers and children’s books, challenge ourselves to go screen-free (just for a little while…you can do it!), we honor Mother Goose, biographers, limericks, and cartoonists, AND …

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Thanks from STAIR At Home

By STAIR-Annapolis | April 28, 2021

Thanks from STAIR At Home Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on April 28, 2021 Not long ago, we reached out to STAIR At Home families to ask them what they think of this year’s modified program so far. We know nothing can replace the one-on-one interaction between students and tutors during our typical …

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STAIR At Home April Book of the Month: Harold and the Purple Crayon

By STAIR-Annapolis | April 21, 2021

STAIR At Home April Book of the Month: Harold and the Purple Crayon Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on April 21, 2021 This month, STAIR At Home students and Book Club volunteers are reading Harold and the Purple Crayon. Published in 1955, this timeless classic has helped generations of children discover the beauty and …

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Welcome, Julieta!

By STAIR-Annapolis | April 14, 2021

We’re Growing! New Program Manager Joins STAIR-Annapolis Team Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on April 14, 2021 STAIR-Annapolis is pleased to announce the addition of a fourth member to the program’s administrative staff. Julieta Slattery joins us this month as our new Program Manager! Julieta spent many years as a real estate …

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Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!

By STAIR-Annapolis | April 7, 2021

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month! Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on April 7, 2021 Volunteers are at the heart of the STAIR-Annapolis organization. We’re so fortunate to have a strong team of volunteer tutors helping our students improve their reading skills and boost their self-confidence. This year, we’ve had more than 150 of …

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An April Reading Challenge

By STAIR-Annapolis | March 31, 2021

An April Reading Challenge Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on March 31, 2021 April showers might bring May flowers, but what we’re really excited about is that it’s National Poetry Month! This month, we’d like you to explore all the beautiful, wonderful, expressive, emotive poetry you can. According to this great post …

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STAIR At Home March Book of the Month: The Most Magnificent Thing

By STAIR-Annapolis | March 24, 2021

STAIR At Home March Book of the Month: The Most Magnificent Thing Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on March 24, 2021 The March Book of the Month is The Most Magnificent Thing, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires. One day, a little girl has a great idea: She’s going to build The …

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STAIR’s COVID Pivot, One Year Later

By STAIR-Annapolis | March 17, 2021

STAIR’s COVID Pivot, One Year Later Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on March 17, 2021 March 12, 2021 marked one year since the coronavirus pandemic forced STAIR to suspend in-person tutoring. Both hard to believe and impossible to forget, in nearly equal measure. The world is certainly a much different place today …

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A March Reading Challenge

By STAIR-Annapolis | March 10, 2021

A March Reading Challenge Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on March 10, 2021 We postponed our March reading challenge in order to write last week about Read Across America, so we all have some catching up to do this month! March is National Reading Month and Women’s History Month, and our reading …

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STAIR Celebrates Read Across America

By STAIR-Annapolis | March 3, 2021

STAIR Celebrates Read Across America Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on March 3, 2021 It’s a great month to be a reader! March is National Reading Month, and we celebrate Read Across America this week. The National Education Association (NEA) founded Read Across America in 1998, deliberately centering the event on the …

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