Last week, we had a wonderful time with visiting author John David Anderson! Mr. Anderson is the author of Sidekicked, an adventurous and moving novel about a teenage boy in training to become a superhero. He gave an amazing, funny talk to the whole middle school about heroes–including showing us his own superhero pose, and […]
Carrie Thomas’ class of 5th grade girls was in the library this morning doing initial exploration of the ancient history of the Indus River Valley. Students poked around various sites and databases compiled on a Libguide made by Mr. Boyd, and jotted down interesting facts and questions on sticky notes that were then grouped by […]
In library classes this week and next, we are attempting to do the Hour of Code (or the 45 minutes of code, in our case!). For more information about what we’re up to or ways to learn more about computer programming, check out this site!
A message from our PAS leaders: This year the PAS leaders have decided to put a new face on the Student Recognition Program. We are calling it CHANGE….Cougars Helping and Nourishing Growth in our Environment. We believe acts like holding the door and helping a friend pick up a dropped book are expectations in our […]
You can now check out selected library titles on your Nook, Sony ereader, or iOS/Android device!! (We recommend using your iOS or Android device if you have one–the process is faster and easier!) Check out our Magic Wall of available titles! You must have an email account to check out books, so 5th and […]
Sometime in mid-October, we were at around 350,000 pages in our Mad Millions challenge, and we asked the Middle School to try to get us to 400,000 by Nov. 1; their reward would be a bit of extra hijinks at assembly that day after what turned out to be a wonderful author visit by Peter […]
We opened the doors at 7:30, and by 7:45, we were full of kids exploring, testing out the fun furniture, and getting books! “This is so cool!!” “Oh my gosh. This is so awesome!!!” “I’ll be back during my study hall. Every day.” “This makes me want to read. And I’ve never been happy with […]
We are so excited to open our doors tonight for Middle School Parents’ Night!!
Check out our new Pinterest board for a sampling of new arrivals in the library!
Update: CURRENT TOTAL (9/28): 202,140! And we’re off and running!!! Since the announcement at Friday’s assembly, students and faculty have recorded 21, 945 pages read! The middle school library has 751 items checkout currently, so if you add those. . . we are well on our way to a million!! And FYI, the advisories who […]