The LRC Update – November 2019

Thanks for your generosity

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Donating, sponsoring, volunteering, sharing, posting, and more…the many ways you’ve supported the Learning Resource Center reflect your selfless nature towards our organization and the students of this community! With your steadfast support, LRC continues to deliver high-quality educational services to children, adults, and families throughout Polk County. We are truly grateful for all that you do. Thank you!
 

Giving Tuesday is December 3

Will you consider hosting a Giving Tuesday Facebook fundraiser for LRC? We are searching for interested individuals. It’s simple to set up and easy to manage. If you are willing, feel free to create your own fundraiser at fb.com/fund/LRCPolk or reach out to us by replying to this newsletter. We’d be thrilled to walk you through the process.
 

Other ways to give

Amazon Smile

Your purchases can make a difference for students when you shop AmazonSmile and select the Learning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc. as your charity. When you holiday shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates.
 

Giving Assistant

Shop online, save money, and give to our cause at the same time. Simply visit ow.ly/BTar30mFF9p, sign up, and choose the Learning Resource Center of Polk Co. to give back through your everyday purchases.
 

2020 Schedule

ACT Prep (grades 9-12)

Jan. 6-Feb. 5, Mon/Wed
 

SAT Prep (grades 9-12)

Feb. 18-Mar. 12, Tues/Thurs
 

Study Habits (grades 6-8)

Feb. 19-Mar. 18, Wed
 

1-to-1 Tutoring

All Ages
Year-round, Polk
 

Holiday Hours & Thanksgiving

The LRC office will be open from 8-4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 but will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 27-Friday, Nov. 29. We’ll resume our regular hours of 7:30-5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2. We wish you and your loved ones a joyful holiday week and blessed Thanksgiving Day!
Happy Thanksgiving Freepik
 
 

The LRC Update – Summer 2019

SUMMER 2019 RECAP

Camp READY!

– 10 Polk County kindergarten-readiness campsites
– 400+ students total
– Average Learning Gain of 6.2 months in language development
– 91.4% percent of assessed campers demonstrated growth in language development
 
LRC Camp READY
 

Other Summer Programming

– 143 students served in six other LRC summer programs
(PEP Magical Reading, PEP Super Summer Science,
Super Summer Success, Study Habits, ACT Prep, SAT Prep)
 
LRC SAT Prep
 

LRC named a Top 3 Central Florida Learning Center

With three rounds of public nominations and voting over three months, LRC was once again named one of Central Florida’s top learning centers. Thank you to all who voted!
 
Best of the Best
 

Fall in Love with Learning

LRC’s 2019 Fall Programming



After a productive and rewarding summer, LRC has successfully transitioned to the fall season. With a wrap on our first SAT & ACT Prep courses and a middle school Study Habits course in progress, this semester is shaping up to be a fruitful one. We’re not done yet, though! High school students planning to take the ACT or SAT in December should take advantage of ACT Prep beginning Nov. 4 or SAT Prep starting Nov. 5 to master exam-specific strategies and become test-confident!
 

In progress:

Study Habits of Successful Students (Wed. through 11/13)

 

Ongoing:

One to One tutoring (Year-round, Polk)
 

Upcoming:

ACT Prep 11/4 (Mon. & Wed.)
SAT Prep 11/5 (Tues. & Thurs.)

 

Current Afterschool Programs:

Club Eagle After School at Crystal Lake Elementary, Lakeland
PEP After School at PEP Education Center, Winter Haven

 
As always, we offer one-to-one tutoring throughout Polk County for all grade levels. Your student doesn’t have to struggle. Call us at 863-688-9477 or visit us online to get started.
 

We can help!