April & May are super months in the media center!
*The Read Across America reading challenge was a super success. We had over 50 students who completed the challenge. Way to go readers!!!

*National Library Week has included fun activities: OPAC searches, book/character matches, drawings for Easter baskets, and all fines are 1/2 during the week.

*Scheduled library visits include the following:
  • April 1st-5th: 7th grade LA classes explored netsafe.ut -      a a site designed to help internet consumers to search safely.
  • April 8th-12th: 6th grade LA classes play a fun Kahoot library review.
  • April 15th-16th: 7th grade LA classes will take care of any library business.
  • April 17th-18th: 6th grade LA classes will take care of any library business.
  • April 23rd-26th: LA classes have RISE testing, so they will NOT visit the library.
  • April 29th-May 3rd: students in 7th grade LA classes who do NOT have any fines or lost books will get to play Deal-or-NO-Deal.
  • May 6th-10th: students in 6th grade LA classes who do NOT have any fines or lost books will get to play Deal-or-NO-Deal.
*Important Library events and news:
  • May 3rd: Beehive Party eligibility ends. Be sure to get your Beehive reading finished & recorded so you can come to the parties.
  • May 13th: LIBRARY CLOSES - all books must be returned  and all fines paid by this date. This is part of the students' year-end sign-out process.
  • May 15th: BEEHIVE PARTIES




March is going to be a super month in the library - Watch for these activities and class presentations:
  • The 5-Books-6-Weeks Challenge:
    • Running from February 25th through April 5th, 
    • Students are challenged to read 5 books, choosing the eligible 10 categories/genres.
    • Except for a graphic novel, all books must have 175 = > pages.
    • Each student completing the challenge will get a stretchy bookmark and a full-sized candy bar.
    • PLUS - 2 lucky students will get either a "Reading Power" ball cap or a free book in the end-of-challenge drawing.
  • Language Arts Class Presentations:
    • March 4th-March 8th: 6th grade students will enter the incredible world of Lauren Wolk books. Wolk's books have been nominated fir many awards including the Newberry and Beehive. 
    • SPRING BREAK: March 9th-March 17th - make sure to check out a book before the break.
    • March 18th - March 22nd: 7th grade students will learn how to identify "FAKE NEWS" - a troubling issue we're all faced with today.
    • March 25th - March 29th: 6th grade students will be introduced to more of this year's Beehive nominees.



February is a "sweetheart" of a month in the media center!
  • Our February 1st LRI Spelling Winners are:
    •  Kyla Larson, Mary Aydon, and Jonathan Fife. These awesome spellers will  compete in the district bee on February 18th. 
  • We're celebrating the Chinese New Year's "The Year of the Pig" in the library.
    • The Chinese dual-immersion classes have created a wonderful display, sharing the Chinese culture and students' work that focuses on the new year.
  • Our Language Arts presentations this month will focus on:
    • February 4-8: 6th graders will hear all about 2 of the super Beehive nominees.
    • February 11-15: 7th graders will learn all about maps and how to access different types for different purposes.
    • February 19-22: 6th graders will be treated with a super book-talk about 2 more of this year's Beehive nominees.
    • February 25-March 1: 7th graders will participate in an "author" book blitz, helping them discover more terrific authors and the books they've written.