Berta Palacios Library Newsletter

3rd Six Weeks 2017-2018

Palacios Elementary


2nd Six Weeks Top AR Word Count Students

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Pizano-Hernandez, Joe Anthony 2,309

Covarrubia-Martinez, Giselle 4,100

Enriquez-Rodriguez, Arely G. 4,178

Salazar-Becerra, Angelina J. 12,245


Rodriguez, S.- Chavarria, Domenik A. 19,794

Rodriguez,J.- Rodriguez, Markell S. 21,737

Hinojosa-De Los Santos, Caitlin S. 25,075


Lopez-Rodriguez, Keylly M. 16,987

Ortiz-Lopez, Jose A. 31,242

Valdez-Enriquez, Alexa N.50,630


Noriega-Adame, Jennifer A. 42,621

Mendoza-Valdez, Rebecca N. 235,740

Villarreal- Gonzales, Julyan 238,783


Chavez-Vaca, Juan A. 30,194

Castro- De Gaona, Joleth 40,005

Martinez-Gallardo, Jose I. 203,304


2nd Six Weeks Top AR Word Count Event


Christmas Cookie Decorating AR Event


Capstone Interactive Library

It provides access to an elementary collection of eBooks. Students may read and then AR test. Ask your librarian for your username and password.
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Mrs. Linda Hinojosa, Palacios Librarian, Recipient of Two PSJA Education Foundation Grants

Two PSJA Education Foundation grants for $1000.00 each were awarded to Mrs. Linda Hinojosa, Palacios Librarian in December 2017. Mrs. Hinojosa will be using these funds for the campus Panther Book Club and the annual Dr. Seuss Literacy Carnival in March.
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Battle of the Bluebonnet Books Panther Team 2017-2018

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Congratulations to the following students on making the Panther team!

Students completing the necessary requirements for the Panther team are:

Jose I. Gallardo

Eva Uresti

Denisse DeSantiago

Students will compete on January 19, 2018 at

PSJA Southwest Early College High School Library.


Celebrating the 2017 National Computer Science Education Week at Panther Library -"The Hour of Code"

Students at Palacios Elementary participated in the 2017 National Computer Science Education Week from December 4 -10. Students used "The Hour of Code" website in the library and the computer lab throughout the week.

“The 'Hour of Code™' is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week and to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.”


§126.6. Technology Applications, Kindergarten-Grade 2

(b) Knowledge and skills.

(C) explore virtual environments, simulations, models, and programming languages to enhance learning;

§126.7. Technology Applications, Grades 3-5

b) Knowledge and skills.

(C) use virtual environments to explore systems and issues.


Palacios Library Statistics-3rd Six Weeks

Top Patron Circulations

1. De Santiago, Daniel 18

2. Gutierrez, Belinda Roxanne 14

3. Archer, Matthew Tyler 13

4. Uresti, Christopher 12

5. Villarreal, Monique Abigail 12

6. Guadalupe, Ayleen Rose 11

7. Rodriguez, Rodolfo 11

8. Martinez Villarreal, Rolando 10

9. Rodriguez, Keylly Marie 10

10. Torres, Bryan Alexander 10

Top Homeroom Circulation Statistics

1. Valdez, Juan 3rd 136

2. Hinojosa, Cynthia 2nd 123

3. Ortiz, Ana 3rd 91

4. Rodriguez, Jeanette 2nd 87

5. Villarreal, Sylvia 4th 78

6. Noreiga, Lorena 4th 76

7. Mendoza, Lucila 4th 70

8. Castro, Sandra 5th 65

9. Lopez, Edith 3rd 64

10. Martinez, Bianca 5th 60

Statistics affected because Accelerated Reading was not available.


No AR Statistics due to Accelerated Reading unavailability.