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PSJA ECHS BATTLE OF THE BOOKS TEAM

Congratulations students for making this year’s Battle of the Books team. Students were required to read 6 books and take a test. This year’s top 4 students are Ivone Valencia, Enrique Maldonado, Victoria Quintanilla and Karina Quintana. Battle of the Books competition will take place on January 23,2015 at PSJA Southwest High School each team will complete against all PSJA ISD High Schools


GOOD LUCK TEAM! May the best team read......

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Thank you teachers for bringing your students to the library to check out books. You are an important ingredient in teaching and guiding a child to read.
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Reading throughout the holidays......

In efforts to continue promoting literacy throughout the holiday’s students participated in a reading contest. During the last week of school before the holidays the library seemed like the BEST place for teachers to take students to. Teachers brought students to the library to checkout a book or two to read throughout the winter break. As a treat students would get a popcorn bag. After reading the book students were required to complete a summary on the book. The summary forms were placed in a box to be raffled for students to get a chance to win Bluetooth Wireless Speakers. A total of 17,300 books were circulated during the 3rd six weeks. Thank you TEACHERS for your continued support in helping get every student to READ..... Winners of the speakers were Odalys Alvarado, Aileen Rosales, and Samantha Castillo. CONGRATULATIONS STUDENTS Let's keep reading.....

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Book Club is currently reading….

Thirteen Reasons Why

by Jay Asher


When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing 13 cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recount the events leading up to her death.

READING ......... guaranteed to be relaxing and fun

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The Texas Media Awards Contest promotes excellence in amateur media production and its importance in life-long learning. A special THANK YOU to all the students that submitted their work and for representing our school in this event. Best of luck to all the students that participated. Winners will be announced at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference.

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Technology Conference 2015 Logo Contest

The Region One Technology Conference 2015 Needs a Logo!


Graphic Design students from PSJA ECHS, have entered the contest of the Technology Logo in Region One ESC. This contest is an annual contest that allows students to design a logo and gives them the opportunity to see their work in actual products. Even though the results have not yet been revealed, here are some examples of the amazing work that was created by students. Mrs. Enciso is very proud of her students and wishes them the best.


Thank you Mrs. Enciso for participating in this years Region One Logo Contest. We wish you and your students the best of luck........

Winners will receive credit for the logo, a conference shirt, a conference bag and Beats headphones.

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Upcoming Events

Teachers mark your calendars for February 27, 2015 ........

READ THE MOST FROM COAST TO COAST


Renaissance Learning will be hosting its fourth-annual Read the Most from Coast to Coast on Friday, February 27, 2015. Start signing up your classes to participate in reading on this day. You can bring in your students to checkout books the week before, we also have class sets of great titles for you to read during Bear Time. On February 27, students can test on the books read and checkout more books to read . The event celebrates reading and gets students involved in something big. This year, Renaissance Learning will have an exciting new activity planned. Vistit www.renaissance.com/read-the-most for more details and information.

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Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about the history of Black History Month, read biographies of famous African Americans, try our AR quizzes after reading a book, find stats and facts about African Americans when using our databases. Teachers this is a good time to have your students work on a research projects. Stop by the library so we can sign up your class to use the computers in the lab.

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MOST Popular books read in the Library ........

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