Page 16 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021 EPS announces dates for Math and Reading assessments T he Everett Public Schools will offer grade-specific days that you and your child can come to your school, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., for a Math and Reading assessment. This visit will last for approximately 30 minutes. Assessments for kindergarten students will be held on Wednesday, August 25; assessments for first grade students will be held on Thursday, August 26; and assessments for second grade students will be held on Friday, August 27. The purpose of these assessments is to help teachers plan instruction that is directly connected to the Reading and Math needs of your child. By doing these assessments before the first day of school, educators can maximize student learning as quickly as possible in the fall. Good news for seniors at Connolly Center M ayor Carlo DeMaria, the Council on Aging, Cambridge Health Alliance and the Everett Foundation for Aged Persons recently announced that the weekly schedule for Fitness Programming is back. • Monday at 9 a.m.: Low Impact Aerobics with Miguel • Monday at 10 a.m.: Healthy Steps with Julie • Monday at 11 a.m.: Country Western Line Dancing • Tuesday at 9 a.m.: Zumba Gold with Miguel • Thursday at 9 a.m.: Chair Yoga with Miguel • Thursday at 10 a.m.: Senior This initiative is helping ensure all students are receiving the best instruction based on individual needs, following the unprecedented circumstances of the 2020-2021 school year. Cardio with Christian • Thursday at 1 p.m.: Belly Dancing for Seniors with Sue • Friday at 9 a.m.: Mindful Stretching and Gentle Movement with Christian • Friday at 10:15 a.m.: Low Impact Cardio and Balance with Calvin A gentle reminder: Participants must be age 62 and over. Please wear proper footwear. Please check with your doctor before participating in this programming. For additional information please call 617.394.2323 or 617.394.2260. For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net

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