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Gene Pike Library February News

Pike Students to Particpate in Techno Expo @ Byron Nelson High School

More than 50 of our students at Pike MS School will be showcasing their use of technology in the classroom at Techno Expo on February 28. Students will present a variety of tools such as Voki, Prezi, Animoto, StoryBird, Pixton, and many other innovative Web 2.0 tools with their projects.

LOVE That Book!

Celebrate Valentine's Day by sharing your favorite book in the library display. All hearts will be on display for everyone to see your favorite book. On February 15th all the hearts will be gathered and put into a raffle for prizes. Join the Love That Book celebration. This project was initiated, designed, and promoted by the library student aides and volunteers.

Scholastic Book Fair March 4-6

15 Book Challenge

Students who have read 15 or more books by Janaury 31st will be eligible to attend the 15 Book Challenge celebration on February 15th. All books must be entered into the 25 Book database no later than January 31st.

Faculty Book Club February 8th

All faculty members are invited to join the Pike faculty book club on February 8th in the Pike library at 8:30 a.m. The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy will be discussed. Cover from Follett.

Dates for Your Calendar

January 31st - 15 Book Challenge database closes

February 8th - Faculty Book Club to discuss The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy

February 15th - 15 Book Challenge celebration

February 28th - NISD Techno Expo at Byron Nelson

March 4-6 - Scholastic Book Fair

May 14th - 25 Book Challenge field trip to the Frisco RoughRiders

Check out the Pike library aides' "Panther Picks"

Top 10 Library Books Checked out in January

1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney

3. Matched by Allyson Condie

4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

5. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

6. Bone by Jeff Smith

7. The Final Hour: the Last Homelanders by Andrew Klavan

8. Heart to Heart by Lurlene McDaniel

9. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

10. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Gene Pike Middle School Library, Sue Fitzgerald Librarian

Pike Checks Out Over 650 eBooks

Book of the Month (BOM)

Our History department will be hosting February's BOM with primary documents.