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Gene Pike Library Newsletter for March, 2013

TechnoExpo 2013

Over 2,500 parents, students, faculty, and adminstrators attended the 3rd annual TechnoExpo at Byron Nelson High School on February 28. Students from Pike presented their technology projects to packed filled room. 7th grade student Leslie Guerrera won a mini iPad.

New eBooks Added to Pike's Library Collection

There have been 284 new eBooks added to our collection! Students and faculty may access our eBook collection on any device with Internet access either through the destiny link http://destiny.nisdtx.org/ or by downloading the Destiny Quest and Follett Reader apps.

The 25 Book Challenge Database is open for entries!

25 Book Challenge Campaign Update

Students who have read 25 or more books will be invited to a fieldtrip to see the Frisco RoughRiders on May 14th. So far we have 39 students who have achieved this goal and are on the bus to Frisco, Texas.

Students Write and Produce Book

Students from Ms. Goldstein's class read Jaguar by Roland Smith. In an awesome assignment they wrote and produced a book that is now added to our collection.

Student Book Club

The next student book club will meet on Thursday, March 28th in the library at 8:30 a.m. to discuss The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen.

Book of the Month (BOM)

This month's (BOM) will be Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander. This book will be presented by the Pike MS math department.

Book cover from Follett

Top 10 Books @ Pike

  1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  2. Matched by Allie Condie
  3. The Maze Bones by Rick Riordan
  4. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collines
  5. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  6. Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
  8. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  9. Independence Hall by Roland Smith
  10. Bone 1 by Jeff Smith

Top 10 Students @ Pike Library

  1. Michaela Brandt
  2. Baleigh May
  3. Savannah Wynne
  4. John Foster
  5. Savanna Joyce
  6. Alex Hernandez
  7. Lesley Gulde
  8. Aaron Broom
  9. Kaylea King
  10. Owen Ndayizeye