Spring LMS Library Newsletter
Linda Lawson LMS Librarian
Iron Tribe Fitness trainers led REbeL members through fitness games. Healthy eating habits and how to manage stress in healthy ways were also discussed.
At another REbeL meeting,Blue Valley North REbeL members presented about the “baggage” that we carry around with us every day - the pressures we feel to measure up to our culture’s standards of beauty. REbeL members discussed this “baggage” and presented ways to start to form a healthier relationship with food and exercise and to love our bodies just the way they are.
Humphrey's Poetry Scavenger Hunt & Human Spirit Project
Mrs. Humphrey’s 8th grade ELA classes located different types of poems such as free verse, ballads, and sonnets as well as poems featuring alliteration, assonance, consonance, and repetition in the poetry section of the LMS library. Mrs. Humphrey's classes also researched a person who demonstrates that the human spirit can triumph over adversity to write an argument paper.
Hooked on Books
LMS students and staff collected a total of 811 books for the Hooked on Books Book Drive. The books will be given to Reach Out and Read Kansas City, which is the only medically-based early literacy nonprofit in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Reach Out and Read Kansas City prepares young children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to give new books to children to encourage families to read together. Thank you to all those who participated!
Mrs. Yankey & Ms. Kotich’s 7th grade ELA classes researched issues that they personally felt strongly about and wrote an argument paper. In their argument paper, students included evidence that supported and contradicted their opinion.
Both 7th grade ELA classes also completed an author study. Students researched their favorite author highlighting their author's life, writing style & accomplishments. Their presentation included an advertisement for the novel and movie written by their author. Students designed a movie poster using Tackk.
7th Grade Science
Mrs. Peter's 7th grade Science students will be researching maintaining biodiversity & ecosystems. Students will research their ecosystem problem & provide a solution. They will create a presentation of their choice which includes a Works Cited page.
Spring Book Club
Dawna Ofstehage, Youth Information Specialist at the Leawood Pioneer Library,& Ms. Lawson met with students during lunch on April 27th to discuss what they are currently reading. Check out the Jo Co libraries this summer for exciting reading programs & activities!
Mr. Cordell's Decades Project
Makerspace Coming Soon...
Mrs. Choi's 6th Grade Art Class
Spring Book Talks
Jo Co Public Library Bookmark Contest
The elementia reception featuring Lynda Barry was held Thursday, April 28th at the Jo Co Community College. LMS has a long list of authors and artists published in this edition of elementia:
Richard H. Koulen