OPA Libraries

August to September 2019 Newsletter

One to One

This year Jr High students are each using their own chromebooks daily. Teachers are incorporating Blended Learning into the classroom through digital technology and resources.
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Personalized Education Plans

Students in the Jr. High are developing their own personalized education plans and setting goals in each of their classes.

Elementary WIGS

Elementary school students have WIGS or Wildly Important Goals at the classroom level and at grade levels.
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School-Wide Goals

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Library Departmental Goals

Elementary Library

  1. PD Goal: Research courses on Master Teacher and choose courses to take.
  2. Math Goal: Give students and teachers access to a collection of math books and mathematics manipulative kits to support school Math Goal.
  3. Literacy Goal: Have a variety of well reviewed books at various reading levels available to meet students’ reading needs and school literacy goal. Present these books to students during lessons and have library available to them.
  4. Responsibility Goal: Assist students in personalizing their learning through their reading. Provide books that encourage responsibility.

Jr High Library

  1. PD Goal: Research courses on Master Teacher and choose courses to take.
  2. Math Goal: Start a collection of mathematics manipulative kits to support school Math Goal.
  3. Literacy Goal: Have a variety of well reviewed books at various reading levels available to meet students’ reading needs and school literacy goal.
  4. Responsibility Goal: Assist students in personalizing their learning through their reading.
OPA Library Departmental Goals

Click here for additional information on library goals

Library Catalog

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Library Catalog

Click here to go to the library catalog. You can also get to it through the school's website by clicking on the Student & Parents tab.

Utah's Online Library

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Utah's Online Library

Check out Utah's Online Library for homework help and resources.

Featured Database: Learning Express Library

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You can access the Learning Express Library by going to Utah's Online Library. You have to register to use it, but registration is free. Test preparation is available for preparing for the ACT test. Just go to the College Admission Test Preparation section.
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National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Virtual math manipulatives for all grade levels from Utah State University

Jamboard

New Technology

We have new technology in the jr high library called a Jamboard. It's a collaborative digital whiteboard.

Student artwork example

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Elementary Library Circulation

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Jr. High Library Circulation

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