Virtual Vacations

We are all a little sad that some of our fun summer vacations had to be canceled this year. To fill that void I have started to put together virtual vacations where you can explore some exciting places from the comfort of your home. These vacations started out as places that I wanted to go... Continue Reading →

The New JLG Digital Library is here!

SPAS is super excited to announce that the digital library from Junior Library Guild is now available on the Destiny homepage. Just look for the JLG Google Slide. Each month new books are added to the stream as old books retire. Which makes for an awesome variety of books! If SPAS students seem to enjoy... Continue Reading →

Where’s the Faculty and Staff

Hi Falcons! As the school year winds down and we wrap up this very unique year I find that once again I didn't blog on here like I wanted to. To make up for it I've put together a Where's Waldo: Falcons Edition. With help from the SPAS Faculty and Staff, of course! See if... Continue Reading →

Mock Caldecott

It's time for the Mock Caldecott and this year has more entries than every. With so many potential winners how is a librarian supposed to chose?! As usual, the students will be reading the books and critiquing in class. We discuss what makes a Caldecott winning book and go over the criteria used by the... Continue Reading →

2019 Mock Caldecott Result

Another Mock Caldecott has come and gone. As each year goes by our students get better and better at using the ALA criteria to read, examine and analyze the illustrations from the Mock Caldecott books. None of the student choices won the actual award but we are happy with both the actual winner and the... Continue Reading →

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