Happy New Year - 2021!

January Class Visits:

  • January 11-15: 6th Grade LA classes will learn about Snowflake Bentley and his contribution to the study and photography of snowflakes.
  • January 19-22: 7th Grade LA classes will be introduced to research skills and sites as they begin they biography explanatory research unit.
  • January 25-29: 6th Grade LA classes will get  a "taste" of this year's realistic fiction Beehive nominees.

LRI's January 25th Spelling Bee

  • Lava Ridge will hold its annual spelling bee in the Media Center on January 25th.
  • Registration/information packets can be picked-up in the media center.
    • All registrations must be returned by Thursday, January 21st.
  • The LRI spelling bee is a stand-alone contest. The top 3 spellers will be given awards.


    • December 1-4:
      • 7th LA Classes learn about historical fiction and how to identify important historical facts to research.
    • December 7-11:
      • 6th LA Classes will learn how to access and use SORA, the Overdrive electronic-reading app.
    • December 14-18:
      • 7th LA Classes will review OPAC use and show their understanding through a CFA (Common Formative Assessment)
    • December 19- January 4:
      • Holiday Break - Be safe, happy, and read-read-read!


    • November 2-6:
      • 7th LA classes learn about "COURAGE" in literature through the 3 Beehive nominees: Resistance, Other Words for Home, and Illegal.
    • November 9-13:
      • 6th LA classes also  learn about "COURAGE" in literature through the 3 Beehive nominees: Resistance, Other Words for Home, and Illegal.
    • November 16-20:
      • 7th LA classes are introduced to the  library's various magazines and what interests each periodical focuses upon.
    • November 23-24:
      • 6th LA classes take care of their library business only - with returns, renewals, and checking-out new books
    • NOVEMBER 24-30: Thanksgiving Break - Happy Turkey-Day

  • October is a "Spookerific" time to come to the library
    • October 6-8: 7th LA classes learned about Fake News and how the internet is designed to remember and use your searches.
    • October 13 - 15: 6th LA classes will have a fun Beehive book and Halloween book presentation
    • October 20-22: 7th LA classes will learn about MONSTERS - fact and fiction
    • October 27-29: 6th LA classes will learn all about candy - but watch out - not all candy is equal.

  • Halloween in the library: come in before school and play checkers - Halloween-style.

  • September was a great month in the library
    • September 1-3: 6th grade LA classes had a fun introduction to the library and the Beehive Reading Program
    • September 8-10: 7th grade LA classes' Kahoot reviewed the library procedures and skills they learned during their last visit.
    • September 22-24 & 29- October 1: 6th and 7th LA classes explored a lot of new books during a "Book Blitz".