Each student will read a book based on the grade level they are entering. These books will connect our students to their classmates, coursework, grade level work, and our school’s core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, and brotherhood. Every student should purchase the appropriate book below for his incoming grade level, read it over the summer, and bring a copy of the text to school in September. If you are enrolled in an AP or honors level course for next year please check the list below for further summer reading requirements. You will need to be signed into your CFS Google account to access many of the documents. Please email the teacher directly if you have questions or are experiencing difficulties.
You are welcome to buy these books anywhere, but the Amazon link is provided below.9th Grade- The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore (CFS will provide copy of book in new student packet through Admission office) Note to rising 9th graders
: This summer reading book will be the subject of a key discussion activity during freshmen orientation, as well as a graded assignment in the first week of your freshman English class. Please read the book in order to start the year off well!10th Grade- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey Note to rising 10th graders: This summer reading book has been chosen to support your continued development as you move into your sophomore year. It will be used as a reference, during Grade-level meetings and classes, to reinforce attributes and behaviors of successful students.11th Grade- Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
12th Grade- The Gatekeepers by Jacques Steinberg
Note to the rising 12th graders: Your summer reading book will help get you in the mindset for the college application process. This book will be used in AP Literature, Economics, and in beginning of the year grade-level meetings.