Berta Palacios Library E-Newsletter
1st E-Newsletter 2018-2019
Welcome Back to Berta Palacios Elementary Library!
Hope your summer was fantastic!
May this new school year 2018-2019 be a terrific year for you.
Highlighted in this first six weeks library e-newsletter are upcoming events and library activities at Palacios Library.
PALACIOS LIBRARY EXTENDED HOURS
PALACIOS LIBRARY IS OPEN 7:30 A.M. TO 3:45 P.M. EVERYDAY
B.R.I.G.H.T. Summer Reader Logs due at Palacios Library on Friday, August 31, 2018
B.R.I.G.H.T. Summer Reader Award Presentation
September 12, 2018
Pharr Events Center
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
September 15th Celebrating International Dot Day
"The Dot" by Peter Reynolds
Read "The Dot"
Friday, September 14, 2018
Constitution of the United States of America
Introduction of Instructional Resources
TEKS 4.A Student uses a variety of strategies to acquire information from electronic resources
AASL 1.1.2 Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.
"MackinVIA is a complete eResource management system providing easy access to eBooks, audiobooks and educational databases. With just one login, users can view, utilize, and manage all of their eResources. Further, MackinVIA allows simultaneous, unlimited access to multiple users and is mobile friendly."
Upcoming Event: Vocabulary Parade
Friday October 26, 2018
PSJA Library Department Annual T-Shirt Fundraiser
"Read Like a Ninja"
Preorder at Palacios Library
Only Prepaid Orders
Youth & Adult Sizes
Adult 2X & Up
2018-2019 Elementary Battle of the Books
The Bicycle Spy by Yona McDonough
The Harlem Charade by Natasha Tarpley
Hello, Universe by Erin Kelly and Isabel Roxas
Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy King
Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
P-SJ-A Reading Laureate Program
Reading degrees earned on the student Accelerated Reader word count.
Deadline to earn degrees: Friday, April 12, 2019
PSJA A.R. High School Diploma-100,000 Word Count & 85% Avg.
PSJA A.R. Associates Degree-250,000 Word Count & 85% Avg.
PSJA A.R. Bachelor's Degree-500,000 Word Count & 85% Avg.
4th Grade & 5th Grade
PSJA A.R. Master's Degree-1,000,000 Word Count & 90% Avg.
PSJA A.R. Doctorate's Degree-2,000,000 Word Count & 90% Avg.
Panther Book Club
Students meet every Friday to discuss books they are reading.
P-SJ-A Back2School Expo
P-SJ-A Southwest Early College High School
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Librarians gave free books, pencils and bookmarks provided by the P-SJ-A Library Department to students visiting the Palmer, Southwest Early College High School and Palacios library table at the Expo.