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 […]
What was the best book you read this summer? I have two favorite summer middle school reads: Doll Bones by Holly Black is a wonderful mix of creepy ghost story and friendship tale that really captures what it’s like to be in the early middle school years–not a little kid anymore but not quite a […]
Can the middle school read a million pages this school year? See the link above for information about the Mad Millions Challenge! (Image above from thinkstudionyc.com, book cover for One Million by Hendrik Hertzberg.)