CantonTargetTesting, an ACT preparation nonprofit founded by high school students, is offering free ACT preparation to students. This class is designed to raise students’ scores in the least amount of time by focusing on weaknesses, working on the application of knowledge to the ACT, and learning only the essential content. TargetTesting further increases preparation efficiency by individualizing lessons.
The instructors are experienced on the subject of standardized testing. Prateek Sharma, a senior, scored a 35 on the ACT. Benjamin Yang, a junior, scored a 33 on the ACT. Charlie Hou, a junior, scored a 36 on the ACT. All three scored within the top 1% of test takers nationally. The instructors have also spent time helping fellow students for the ACT in independent efforts in the past year.
Registration through the Canton Public Library website is required to join the class and will be open to those student who have completed their freshman year of high school. This class is a 10-week session which will take place on Sunday afternoons from 3:00-5:15PM. The first session will be on September 21 and the last will be November 23. Having a library card is a requirement for registration. Please be aware that attendance is mandatory to get the most out of this class. Registration begins on August 25. Any questions regarding class content may be sent to email@example.com
It's that time of year again: Shark Week is here! Get in on all of the fintastic action with some of these great books and DVDs all about these mysterious and amazing animals. Whether you are a Shark Week veteran or a first timer these reads will leave you hungry for more.
The blacktip reef shark by Sara Green
Bluntnose sixgill sharks and other strange sharks by Rachel Lynette
A daredevil's guide to swimming with sharks by Amie Jane Leavitt
Sharks by Kris Hirschmann
Whale shark by Anders Hanson ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A./Reading Specialist
The eye of minds by James Dashner
Under the never sky by Veronica Rossi
Breathe by Sarah Crossan
The darkest minds by Alexandra Bracken
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Partials by Dan Wells
In the After by Demitria Lunetta
Starters by Lissa Price
- The chill island music of Gratitude Steel Band
- inaBooth photography
- Kona ice truck
- Hot dogs will be cooked by Crusin' Custom Coneys
- Face Painting by Astute Artistry
- The stylings of the Balloon Buffoon, John Duh
- Canton Leisure Services Bouncy House
- Detroit Circus and Flyhouse performers
- Farm Animal Petting Zoo from Carousel Acres and much more...
We look forward to seeing you and will be ready to PARTY!
Top items requested by HSHV are:
- Gently used bath towels, small blankets, and small pet beds that can be washed.
- Dog and cat food in the original unopened bag within 3 months after the expiration date.
- Dog and cat food in the original opened bag within 3 months after the expiration date, providing it is free of bugs or rodent waste.
But that is only the tip of the iceberg of the many items that help HVHS care for their residents. For more donation ideas, please visit their website for a complete wish list of items.
As an added bonus, supporting this donation drive will also earn you your CYS Animal Lover On the Scene badge.
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If you love The Fault in Our Stars try:
If I stay: a novel by Gayle Forman
Me and Earl and the dying girl: a novel by Jesse Andrews
Bitter sweet by LaVyrle Spencer
Deadline by Chris Crutcher
Thirteen reasons why: a novel by Jay Asher
Please ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King
Starcross, or The coming of the moobs!, or Our adventures in the fourth dimension! [electronic resource]: a stirring adventure of spies, time travel and curious hats by as narrated by Art Mumby, (& Miss Myrtle Mumby) to their amanuensis, Philip Reeve ; and illuminated throughout by David Wyatt
The freedom maze [electronic resource]: a novel by Delia Sherman
A crazy day with cobras [electronic resource] by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Car trouble [electronic resource]: a novel by Jeanne DuPrau
Going bovine [electronic resource] by Libba Bray
Running loose by Chris Crutcher
Screaming quietly by Evan Jacobs
Dairy queen [sound recording]: a novel by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The game of triumphs by Laura Powell
The killing woods by Lucy Christopher
Panic by Lauren Oliver
Z by Michael Thomas Ford