SWJH Media Center

January 4-8

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2016! We are thrilled to continue to display many new books in the media center. Book orders continue to arrive, as well as many new eBooks on MackinVia. Please check out what is available. We are proud to offer you many of the latest young adult novels and are always willing to take your recommendations for books you would like to see in our media center. Please come and see us or add your requests to the form at the bottom of the newsletter. Also, please consider the two events below...The 5th Wave pre-release movie event and the Young Author's Conference. Have a great day!
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The 5th Wave Movie Event

Thursday, Jan. 21st, 7-9pm

1116 Shakopee Town Square

Shakopee, MN

Don't miss this unique opportunity! In partnership with Shakopee Marcus Cinema, we are fortunate to be able to offer you a pre-release movie showing of the movie, The 5th Wave, on Thursday, January 21, at 7:00.


Tickets for this event go on sale Tuesday morning (January 19) at 7:15 in the Media Center at both East and West JH. The cost is $7.00 (CASH ONLY). Ticket sales will end at noon on Thursday, January 21. The ticket vouchers must be turned in at Marcus Theater only and also note that this is an unsupervised event. We are simply selling the tickets for the showing. Students and their friends and families are also responsible for their own transportation.


Lastly, there will be a drawing for mini-posters for The 5th Wave. Small booklets will also be given to the first 18 students that purchase tickets. Food coupons will also be available in the Media Center.

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Now taking submissions for the Young Author's Conference...

Young Author's Conference, Bethel University - March 17, 2016

The annual Young Author's Conference application process has begun for interested students in grades 7-8. Applications can be attained through your English teachers or in the media center. In addition to turning in a creative writing sample, students must turn in the application slip and payment for $26. The deadline for submission is Friday, January 15. Please turn in paperwork to the media center.

What books/eBooks would you like to see in the Shakopee West JH Media Center?