Lucy's Library Blast

February 22, 2016

DROP EVERYTHING AND READ is coming up!

DEAR- Drop Everything & Read will be Friday, March 4 at 10:30 am. This event encourages students, teachers and staff to stop for 20 minutes and read for pleasure. Please know that we want everyone to participate. MNPS will be giving away 3 iPad mini’s to the library that has the highest percentage of participation. Last year over 56,000 students and teachers participated across Davidson County.

Vision/Hearing Testing

There will be vision and hearing testing going on in the library on Wednesday so please do not plan to use the library until they are through testing. They will need quiet. I will send out an email when the coast is clear, Thanks.

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Upcoming Tennessee History and Social Studies Workshops for Teachers

The Tennessee State Library and Archives has an exciting lineup of teacher workshops this spring and summer! Join us for hands-on activities with primary sources exploring World War II and The New Deal! The first 5 workshops, scheduled for Crossville, Union City, Henderson, and Sevierville require simple registration. To register, email your name, grade level, and school to the corresponding contact person. The last workshop listed is our annual summer teacher institute. Spots in this workshop are highly competitive, therefore an application process is necessary.

Thank you for your interest in the Tennessee State Library and Archives! We hope to see you at an upcoming workshop!

March 9 - “Cumberland Homesteads and The New Deal’s impact on the Tennessee Landscape”

Focusing on the 5th grade and High School social studies curriculum, this workshop looks at the impact of various New Deal agencies on Tennessee’s landscape.

Location: Cumberland County Archives, 95 E. First Street, Crossville, TN

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact Callie.Lopeman@tn.gov to register!

April 6 - “Use it up, wear it out, make it do: The Tennessee home front during World War II.”

Description: Focusing on the 5th grade and High School social studies curriculum, this workshop examines the experience of Tennesseans on the home front during World War II.

Location: Discovery Park of America, Union City

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov to register!

April 7 - “The Civilian Conservation Corp and the New Deal’s Impact on the Tennessee Landscape”

Description: Focusing on the 5th grade and High School social studies curriculum, this workshop looks at the impact of various New Deal agencies on Tennessee’s landscape.

Location: Chickasaw State Park, 20 Cabin Lane, Henderson, TN

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact Callie.Lopeman@tn.gov to register!

June 2 - “The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the New Deal’s Impact on the Tennessee Landscape”

Description: Focusing on the 5th grade and High School social studies curriculum, this workshop looks at the impact of various New Deal agencies on Tennessee’s landscape.

Location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sugarlands Training Center

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact Callie.Lopeman@tn.gov to register!

June 15th-16th - Tennessee State Library and Archives Summer Teacher Institute: “A New Deal for Tennessee”

Description: Focusing on the 5th grade and High School social studies curriculum, this workshop looks at Tennessee’s experience with the New Deal.

Location: Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 7th Avenue North, Nashville, TN

Time: Starts at 10 a.m. on June 15th, closes by 3 p.m. on June 16th

To Apply: Participants for this summer institute will be chosen through an application process. The application window opens on February 5th and closes on March 4th. See our website for the application.

Questions? Contact Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov.

No SSA for Reading Initiative Logs

The following students may come by the library to pick up their no SSA bands:

Gabe Acevado

Gabriel Wooding

Henry Stephenson