A new program called Summer Math Home Run is a real hit with students hoping to improve their math scores in Garden City.

Summer Math Home RunAfter reviewing Northwest Evaluation Assessment results, The school board and Superintendent Derek Fisher knew that a program had to be developed to address low math scores among students.

“We have problems in mathematics that we want to improve,” said Alex McNeece, director of instructional services.

The summer enrichment program is open to all students in grades five through seven.  Once the areas where students need improvement are identified, teachers design lessons using baseball themed lessons.

“The teachers are developing fun activities all based on baseball themes,” McNeece said. “It’s not a traditional form of instruction. They created some very cool lessons to do with these students.”

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