Tag - Common Reader

Scholarships

As announced earlier, the Merit and Collegiate scholarship application window will open December 9, 2019, and will close January 21, 2020. Funds have been...

Scholarship Window to Open

The window to apply for Merit and/or Collegiate scholarships will open December 9, 2019; it will be available for submissions until 11:59 p.m., CST, on January...

Merit Scholarship Essay Prompts

The prompts for the Merit Scholarships have been published. NEHS members interested in applying for this category must have read the 2020 Common Reader, A...

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...