LMS Weekly Reminder

Upcoming Task and Dates to Remember for this Week.

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THIS WEEK- November 18-22

  • November 18th- Instructional Technology iPad Apps for the K-5 Classroom Training
    Click HERE to register.

  • November 20th- Instructional Technology iPad Apps for 6-12th grades
    Click HERE to register.

  • November 20th- Middle & High School PLC's (formerly known as monthly meetings)
    This month UNCG will be our host. See information below- FREE parking

  • November 21st- Elementary PLC's (Formerly known as monthly meetings)
    This month UNCG will be our host. See information below- FREE Parking

November Media Specialist PLC Details...

CLICK HERE to let us know which tour you will be taking.

We have a wonderful opportunity for our November Media Specialist PLC (Monthly Meeting). On November 20th & 21st we will be meeting at UNCG to tour their new TRC and Jackson Library. During the tour, our wonderful host will be talking about our UNCG partnership and borrowing opportunities. Please bring your GCS ID if possible. Plan to arrive a few minutes early to make sure no one gets left behind.

LOCATION: New Education Building on the corner of Spring Garden and Stirling


  • HS & MS on Wed, Nov. 20th - Room 224
  • Elementary groups 1 & 2 on Thurs. Nov. 21st -Room 226
  • 3:00 to 4:00- tour 1- leave for tour. You will return for our combined meeting.
    If you choose to attend tour 2 please remember to arrive at 4:00 to attend the meeting.
  • 4:00 to 5:00- combined meeting with both groups (Topics include BOB)
  • 5:00 to 6:00- tour 2- anyone not attending tour 1 will leave after group meeting for their tour.


  • Please park in the Oakland Parking deck (Behind Yum Yums).
  • When you enter, pull a ticket, this ticket can be discarded. You will receive a special ticket during the tour or meeting to allow you to exit without charge.

NOTE* If you park anywhere else on campus there will be a charge.

Dates to Remember

  • November 28-29- Thanksgiving Holidays
  • November 28-30- Follett will be down and some resources may be unavailable.
  • December 5th - Technology Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century Workday
    8:30-3:30 Washington Street Room 300 CLICK HERE to register.
  • December 12th - Mentor Mentee Meeting
    4:00-6:00 Washington Street Room 223
  • December 12th - BOB Facility Fees Due
  • December 16th - YA Lit
    Time: 4:00-5:00 Location: Southwest High School
  • December 20th- CIPA DUE
    Elementary & Middle Schools- please make sure all CIPA skills are taught and you have logged into iSafe, updated your student population, and Certified Complete. (Remember- you must download the materials in order to view the certify complete button)


  • February 8th- Librarian to Librarian Networking Summit ECU
    CLICK HERE to register.
    CLICK HERE for more information
  • Vendor List Webpage Updated
    The vendor list on our LMS webpage has been updated.
    CLICK HERE to access the page. Please remember it is password protected
    (UN: mediaspec PW: spec)
  • New Bulb Vendor
    Thanks to Jean White of Southwest High for adding Global Tradequest, Inc. to the approved vendor list for GCS. They will take POs after a form is filled out/faxed to them. You can check their pricing for bulbs on ProjectorQuest website: http://www.projectorquest.com

    The sales rep/contact information:

    Eric Frey efrey@globaltradequest.com, Account Manager (ext#106)

    Joyce Bratcher - Account Manager joycebratcher@globaltradequest.com
    Global Tradequest, Inc. 3335 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

    Phone: 866-952-3334 FAX: 866-952-1160 GSA Contract # GS-03F-0219W
    *NOTE- this information has been added to the bottom of the linked webpage above,

Battle of the Books Volunteer's NEEDED

•Over 100 volunteers will be needed for this years battles.

•If you or someone you know, are interested in volunteering, PLEASE send the following link to them or have them contact our office.

CLICK HERE to Volunteer


Please don't forget that CIPA is due on December 20th for elementary and middle schools.


  1. CLICK on the "iSafe" log in link on the LMS webpage under CIPA
  2. Log in using your complete email address for your username
    (If you don't remember your password, please click forgot password. iSafe will email your password.)
  3. Click "My Info"
  4. Scroll down to your school and click "update" to update your school number
  5. Click "Certify Complete"


  • In order to see the "Certify Complete" link, you must first download the grade level materials.

For more information please visit our LMS website and click on CIPA.

Technology Websites, Links & Updates


Erienne Jones, new media specialist at Gillespie Park Elementary, has been published. Please check out her book review published in the November issue of School LIbrary Journal. (page 118. )

We are very proud of you Erienne.

Storyteller visits GCS

Jim Weiss (Official) finished his three day residency in Guilford County Schools with a spirited performance at Bessemer Elementary. During his residency he performed for over 2,000 students thanks to a generous grant from Target.

Announcing the Scholastic Warehouse Sale

CLICK HERE to register for your coupon and FAST PASS.
December 4-17

Location: Suite 112
4344 Federal Drive, Greensboro, NC

Phone: (336) 854-4218
P.O. Day: Wednesday, Dec. 4: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Open Weekdays, Dec. 5-13: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Open Weekdays, Dec. 16 and 17: 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
Open on Saturdays, Dec. 7 and 14: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Library Media Services

Have a wonderful week!

Remember: If you would like text reminders about media services events text @mediaspe to (469)275-4562

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Please CLICK HERE to submit a recommendation or view sub recommendations.

Employee of the Month
CLICK HERE to nominate someone for Employee of the Month.

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