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Scholars enrolled at Herron-Riverside High School will read and annotate an engaging and challenging text that corresponds to their upcoming grade level for the 2024-25 school year. 

Summer reading strongly supports Herron Classical Schools’ ongoing mission to prepare students for college, engage in critical thinking, and develop world-class citizens.  Summer reading also helps combat summer learning loss and better prepares students for a strong start at the beginning of the new school year.  

Herron Classical Schools scholars read engaging, challenging texts corresponding to their 2024-25 grade level, which supports HCS’s mission to prepare students for the rigorous critical thinking consistent with being world-class citizens.

Summer Reading Assignments

Full Assignment Details Here

Acquiring Summer Reading Books
Each student is responsible to secure their own copies of Summer Reading texts 
(purchase new, used, ebook, or from local libraries).

A NOTE for Scholars who qualify for Free-and-Reduced Lunch

Scholars who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch benefits may pick up a copy of their summer reading text from Student Services on the following days and times. 

HHS Achaeans: JUNE 3, 8:00AM-12:00PM at Student Services (Front Desk) at Herron High School

Herron-Riverside ArgonautsJUNE 3, 8:00AM-12:00PM at Student Services (Front Desk) at Herron-Riverside High School

All HCS Students: JULY 10, 9:00AM-12:00PM at Student Services at Herron High School

Email Mr. David Pappas, English Department Chair:

Summer Reading Assignments by Grade