Dec 17, 2012 Don’t forget to come to the library this week to buy used books for only $0.50 each, scented pencils for $0.50 and posters for $2.00! All money raised will be used to purchase new books for the library.
Oct 22, 2012 Check out this new Garfield reading game. Leave me a comment telling me what you think about it. http://www.professorgarfield.org/ReadingRing/Strips/strips.html
Oct 19, 2012 Scholastic is hosting a webcast featuring Taylor Swift on Wednesday, October 27th at noon. It will be playing in the library for anyone who wants to come down. As part of Scholastic's 90th anniversary Global Literacy Campaign, they are offering a "Read Now! With Taylor Swift" webcast exclusively for schools. READ MORE
Aug 23, 2012 Respect Yourself and Others • Students can only have 2 books checked out at a time. • Students need their barcodes to check out. • Walk around and look at books at your own pace. You don’t need to move like cattle and walk in herds. • You have 2 weeks to check out a book. You can always renew it if you need more time. • When you come to the library with a pass, put it on the library desk and make sure to get it signed when you leave. READ MORE
Apr 30, 2012 Sorry, students, but the Web is not an 8 billion page encyclopedia. And copy-pasting a web page link is not considered legitimate research. True scholars cringe at the millions of lazy students who think that "Googling" = true research. Before you can treat the Internet as a formal academic resource, you first need to respect that disciplined work and academic integrity must be part of your mouse time. Source: http://netforbeginners.about.com/b/2009/01/02/googling-is-not-true-research. READ MORE
Apr 30, 2012 ALL library books are due back to the library Thursday, May 3rd. Students will start serving detentions the following week for unreturned books or unpaid fines. The Scholastic book fair is coming and will be open Friday, May 4th - Thursday, May 10th. Come buy some books for yourself and the school benefits from it.
Feb 7, 2012 The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults. READ MORE
Oct 20, 2011 Good News!! The next book in "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, "Cabin Fever" is coming the middle of next month! I know many students have been waiting to get their hands on it. Be sure and put your name on the wait list today before it's too late. To be put on the waiting list, put your name below and your LA teacher as well as what block you have LA. Here's an example: Lucy Smith Beckler 4
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