Tag - Common Reader

Common Reader Suggestions for 2020-2021

It is not too early to recommend texts for next year’s Common Reader. What books did you or your students read over the summer that made you think, moved...

Merit Scholarships

Prompts for the Merit Scholarship essays based on the 2019 Common Reader, A Place for Us, by Fatima Farheen Mirza, will be posted on November 4, 2019. Seniors...

Approaches to the Common Reader

A Place for Us rose to the top of the suggested texts for a range of reasons: it is contemporary; it addresses current, very real, societal issues; using it...

2020 Common Reader Selected

After considering a long list of books recommended by many NEHS Advisors, the Advisory Council has selected A Place for Us, award-winning novel by Fatima...

Common Reader Survey

Thank you to those able to participate in the recent Common Reader survey. We’d also like to apologize for the technology glitch that did not allow more...

Common Reader Survey

The Advisory Council currently is considering the following books as we move toward the selection of the Common Reader(s) for the 2019-2020 Merit scholarships...

Common Reader Selections for 2019-2020

The Advisory Council currently is considering the following books as we move toward the selection of the Common Reader(s) for the 2019-2020 Merit scholarships...

Merit Scholarships and the Common Readers

The Scholarship Awards submission period is now open and will be available for submissions through January 14, 2019 at 11:59 p.m., Central Standard Time (CST)...

2019-2020 Common Reader Proposals

The NEHS Scholarship applications for this school year may be submitted between December 4, 2018 and January 14, 2019. Attention now turns to the selection of...