Reading Tracker Book Club

The Learning Commons will be hosting a weekly book club to help students complete their ELA Reading trackers. We will be starting with a Mystery book before moving on to an Adventure book. Both will be completed in time to turn in your project for each book by the end of the trimester. We plan... Continue Reading →

Mock Caldecott Time!

After taking a year off, we are back once again with the Mock Caldecott. In case you forgot what that is every January the American Library Association (ALA) holds the Youth Media Awards to celebrate children's book authors and illustrators. What are the Youth Media Awards? You've probably heard about the Newberry, given to children's... Continue Reading →

Time to Vote!

Such Wonderful Book Character Pumpkins The entries for the pumpkin contest are super cute this year. There are characters that range from old favorites to new characters that haven't been turned into pumpkins yet. Great job on the creativity faclons! We are all very excited to have the libraries decorated for Halloween and voting to... Continue Reading →

Announcing Elf the Musical

Drama Club's Fall Production I am very excited to announce that this year's fall production for drama club is Elf the Musical Jr. Yes, you heard that right, we will be doing two musicals this year! I don't know about you but I am very excited about getting back on the stage and making this... Continue Reading →

5th Grade Monologue Videos

The 5th grade spent most of their second trimester learning to edit videos using an online video editor called WeVideo. This is a program we have been using for years to teach our students video editing skills. We have always loved WeVideo because much of the editing skills they learn using the program are transferable... Continue Reading →

7th Grade Book Trailers

Each year the 7th grade creates book trailers for their favorite books. It's a fun project that combines reading comprehension and technology to make a book trailer that will entice students to read the books. This year is even more fun because the new Destiny Discover allows us to add digital reviews for all users... Continue Reading →

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