Rep. Haas Launches Summer Reading Program

KANKAKEE – State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is launching her fourth annual summer reading program! Beginning today, students from Kindergarten to 5th grade can participate by reading ten or more books before August 5th, 2024. Books over 150 pages count for two books. All students who complete their summer reading will receive an invitation to an ice cream party and certificate ceremony in late summer!

“I am thrilled to offer my annual summer reading program again this year!” said Rep. Haas. “This program is a great way to encourage kids to remain active readers during the summer months, which is critical to ensuring a smooth transition back to school in the fall.” 

Once a student completes their reading, they can fill out their form and have their parents verify the information. Online forms can be completed by clicking here or visiting Paper forms are available at Rep. Haas’ district office, located at 370 E. Court Street in Kankakee. 

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