Upcoming Events: Summer 2014
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for the Summer Reading Challenge!
Check out the info to the right about our Summer Reading Challenge!
By logging reading minutes, kids get to:
1) MEET A NASA ASTRONAUT: This year's theme is Reading Under the Stars. As children log reading minutes and reach reading milestones, the site will unlock interactive star constellations containing special video messages from NASA astronaut Leland Melvin.
2) EARN REWARDS: Kids can earn digital badges and win a weekly "Chapter Challenge" — and excerpt from favorite book franchises like the Geronimo Stilton series, The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals and more.
3) WIN PRIZES: Once kids log their minutes, they will have a chance to win Ricky Ricotta books, a Harry Potter paperback box set, Jedi Academy books, and a multiplatform prize pack (The 39 Clues Book 1: Maze of Bones, Infinity Ring Book 1: Mutiny in Time, Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born).
TO GET YOUR LOG IN, Come by the Media Center on Wednesdays beginning July 9 from 9 til noon or you can email Ms. Dorough @ firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call the media center office at 494-5360, extension 232, or call or text Ms. Dorough at 450-1193.
PME Teacher of the Year! Marisa Vulcano
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Needed: Working VCRs
If you have a working VCR that you no longer need/want, please consider donating it to our Media Center. We have an extensive collection of excellent teaching videos on VHS, but very few teachers have VCRs in their classroom since we have moved onto DVD and Blue-Ray players. It would be great to have a few VCRs in the Media Center to check out for classroom use so that these wonderful VHS tapes don't have to be discarded.
You can drop the VCR off in the front office Monday-Thursday from 8:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. or in the Media Center on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 8-3. Ms. Dorough will be happy to write a receipt that you can use for tax purposes.
Summer Reading Program Update
We are participating in Scholastic's Summer Reading Challenge: Reading Under the Stars. Our goal is to have 500 students read 300,000 minutes this summer. The program began May 5 and will end on September 5. As of June 5, we had 161 students participating and we had read 1,748 minutes. As of July 5, we have met our student participating goal-- we have 592 students participating and we have read 14, 563 minutes! Only 286,000 minutes to go!
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