CRES Media Center

Caughman Road Elementary School

Read Across America: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our week-long celebration of reading, March 2-7. We started the week off with students pledging to be life-long readers and culminated with a book character parade on Friday. Below are just a few of our many participants.

Read Across the Planet Video Conferences

Congratulations to the following teachers for their successful video conference collaborations during Read Across the Planet: Mrs. Dungan, Mrs. Balkema, Mrs. Trinh, Mrs. Boyd-Porter, Ms. Magwood, Mrs. Maurice, Mrs. Kissiah, Mrs. Garvin, Ms. Johnson, Mrs. Osmanski, Mrs. McPheeters, Mrs. Howell, Mrs. Beck, Ms. Corredor and Ms. Toole.

Soar for the Stars with AR

Our Accelerated Reader incentive program continues into the last reporting period. Each student who meets the designated point club set by his or her grade level (at 85% mastery) will be able to attend the ice cream party. Goals for grade levels are as follows:

  • 1st grade --4 points
  • 2nd--5 points
  • 3rd-5th grade--10 points

And the Winner is...

Earlier this month we voted for our favorite SC Award Nominee Picture Book. Over 200 votes were cast. The first place winner for CRES is The Amazing Secrets of Awesome Man, by Michael Chabon. Coming in a very close second place was Chopsticks, by Amy Kraus Rosenthal. The picture book winner for SC is Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes, by Eric Litwin. The new nominees for 2014-2015 were recently announced. Check out the video below for the new Children's Book nominees.

Upcoming Events

March 24

AR Party for the third nine weeks

The Junior League Spring into Reading promotion for 4th grade

April 8

Technology Educator visit

April 8-10

Spring Book Fair

April 22

Technology Educator visit

April 24

First Grade Muffins in the Media Center

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Remember, if you have book suggestions for the Media Center, please let us know.

You can use the following link to submit your titles: New Books