Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids: Highlighting local kids who excel at school

Meet Ava and Ben Weiner, two super kids who are working two years above grade level in math.29 Ava-Ben Weiner pic 1

About Ava

Ava is 10 years old and a 5th grader at Touchstone Elementary. Ava is a very well-traveled, brave, friendly, smart, fun and active child. She dreams of going to France and seeing the Eiffel Tower in person. Ava is very busy in her everyday life. She attends Kumon every week and appreciates the confidence it gives her with her math class at school. In addition to her Kumon and school homework, Ava dances for eight hours every week after school. She also loves playing with her friends, sleepovers, reading, swimming and anything to do with tablets and technology.

About Ben

Ben is seven years old and a 2nd grader at Touchstone Elementary. Ben is a very thoughtful, kind hearted, smart and active child. Ben has been playing soccer for four years and continues to love it. He is a terrific team player and fast on the field. Ben attends Kumon weekly. He also attends martial arts class weekly and loves learning the new kicks and balancing moves. He loves all animals and they seem to love him right back. One of his favorite places to visit is the Oregon Zoo. The next goal he wants to undertake is learning to play tennis.

About Kumon

Math. Reading. Confidence. Welcome to Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program. The Kumon Method has helped millions of children achieve more than they ever thought they could. We believe it can help your child, too. At Kumon, your child will build skills that lead to success inside and outside the classroom.

Success at Any Age and Any Level. At Kumon, our math and reading programs help children of all ages and levels become eager, independent self-learners. Unlike tutoring sessions, Kumon helps children learn how to learn on their own, and develops strong academic skills. Our students gain a sense of confidence that will help them in the classroom and beyond.