The Weekly Knot

Vol. 3 Issue 15

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Weekly Happenings

B Week



Monday November 21, 2016

Up-cycle assembly 12p.m.-2nd & 3rd grade

Up-cycle assembly 12:55 p.m.- 4th & 5th grade


Tuesday November 22, 2016


Wednesday November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving Break


Thursday November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Break


Friday November 25, 2016

Thanksgiving Break

The Media Connection - Library Media News from Ms. Arax

Greetings Felegy Staff! I hope you have a very happy and safe holiday break. See below for helpful information:


1) Literacy and Learning Initiatives through the Media Center: See below for all the ways I support student learning and can support your teaching. Hope to see you in the Media Center soon!

a) Student Book Check Out: During all 31 library media classes, rescheduled classes when missed, mornings from 7:30 - 8 am for grades 4-5

b) Library Media Curriculum: Taught during library media classes, supports RELA, Arts Integration and grade level curriculum

c) Community Outreach: Connect with parents and the school community through events, meetings, informational letters and brochures, the Media Center website, phone calls and the PTA

d) Public Library Initiatives: I work with other librarians at the public library to make sure our school community learns about the helpful resources they have through joint events, the Media Center website, letters, brochures, and outreach

e) Staff Support: Book check out, grade level training meetings, individual training meetings, Media Center website, help via e-mail, collaboration, weekly knot messages and informational e-mails


2) Resources for you:

a) Celebrating Native American Veterans with Oral Histories and Primary Sources: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2016/11/celebrating-native-american-veterans-with-oral-histories-and-primary-sources/?loclr=eatlcb

b) K-12 Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching with Music-Related Primary Sources: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/musicworkshop/?rssloc=eanft

c) Gwen Ifill, a History-Tracker and a HistoryMaker: http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2016/11/gwen-ifill-a-history-tracker-and-a-historymaker/?loclr=ealocb

d) Thanksgiving: Traditions, Proclamations & Primary Sources in an Updated Primary Source Set: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2016/11/thanksgiving-traditions-proclamations-primary-sources-in-an-updated-primary-source-set/?rssloc=eanft


3) Native American Heritage Month: Check out our Native American e-book series through TrueBooks and other online resources such as World Book and Culture Grams to support student learning and your teaching. You can access all of these from your Destiny Catalog. See below for log in instructions and let me know if you need support.


4) Library Media Schedule: https://sites.google.com/a/pgcps.org/felegy-media-center/media-class-schedule


5) Teacher Resource Page: https://sites.google.com/a/pgcps.org/felegy-media-center/resources-for-teachers


6) See below for information on accessing your account in Destiny. Students and staff can access this catalog from anywhere 24/7.


Accessing our Library Media Center Online Catalog

1) Click on: http://destiny.pgcps.org/

2) Pick our school by clicking links (and scrolling down): Elementary -> Edward M. Felegy Elementary

3) Log into system: Use the same user id and password as you do for

your PGCPS e-mail

4) You will see Home and Catalog Tabs

a) Home Tab: Offers Online resources, Ebooks, and Teacher Resources

b) Catalog Tab: Search for books that we have in the Media Center, see if they are available and check your account.