LMS Weekly Reminder

Upcoming Task and Dates to Remember for this Week.

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This Week - January 19-23

  • Jan. 19- Martin Luther King Holiday
  • Jan. 21- All Holiday Reading Challenge Names Due to Media Services
  • Jan. 22nd- State of our Schools Address Power of the Dream 6:00 Carolina Theatre
  • Jan. 23- Regular School day (Former Teacher Workday)
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Dates to Remember

  • Jan. 26- Teacher Workday
  • Week of Jan. 26- Holiday Reading Challenge Winners Announced
  • Feb. 6- Early Release Day
  • Feb. 13- Technology, Teaching & Learning for the 21st Century Workday 8:30-3:30 Wash. St. Rm 301
  • Feb. 18- Early Release Day
  • Feb.25-Middle School Media & Tech. PLC 2:00-4:00 Wash. St. Rm 300
  • Feb. 25- High School Media & Tech. PLC 4:00-6:00 Wash. St. Rm 300


  • Feb. 25- Reading Challenge UNCG Game Tickets must be secured.
  • Feb. 26- Elementary Media & Tech. PLC 2:00-4:00 Franklin Blvd. Board Room
  • Feb. 26- Elementary Media & Tech. PLC 4:00-6:00 Franklin Blvd. Board Room
  • Feb. 27- Teacher Workday
  • Feb. 28- Holiday Reading Challenge UNCG Game
  • Feb. 28- Holiday Reading Challenge UNCG Game against Chattanooga

Teacher Librarians at the Heart of Student Learning

ECU Librarian 2 Librarian Summit

SLMC "participates in professional development that: addresses professional growth goals....reflects 21st Century skills and knowledge...is aligned with State Board of Education and school and district priorities” (SLMC Professional Standard 5, Element B, Proficient)


The ECU Librarian 2 Librarian Summit is February 21. The past couple of years a small group of us have attended and found it to be a valuable, fun day.

  • cost $25
  • includes breakfast and lunch.
  • GCS representation among the session facilitators
  • carpool available on Friday night,
  • Leave Friday night and return Saturday night
  • split hotel rooms


If you are interested in attending with us this year, please fill out this form so we can begin making arrangements.


If you want more info about the conference or need to register, CLICK HERE


Hope you can join us this year!

GCS Reads 20 Holiday Reading Challenge

Due Dates:

  • To be eligible for incentives all reading logs should be turned into Media Specialists by January 16, 2015.
  • Media Specialists should then turn in the names of eligible students to Tammy Gruer by January 21, 2015. (SPREASHEET TEMPLATE ATTACHED)
  • Winners will be announced the week of January 26, 2015.

Don't Forget!

eBook Completion Certification Due

Do you want to present at our February PLC?

To give you an opportunity to meet some of the new requirements on the Media Specialist Evaluation, we are offering you the opportunity to present at our GCS PLC meeting.


Click Here to sign up!

CHECK THE UPDATED Instructional Technology and Innovation Department Course Offerings

Please remember to share information about Discovery Ed and the Instructional Technology department trainings with your staff. There are wonderful resources that every grade level and department should be taking advantage of.

  • Click here for a full list of the UPDATED classes and more details.

REMEMBER: Please share this information with your staff.

CLICK HERE to access their newsletter.

CIPA Certification PAST DUE

  • Elementary and Middle schools, remember to certify complete on your CIPA training.
  • CLICK HERE TO learn how to log in and certify Complete.
  • CLICK HERE to log in

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It's All About The Books Middle School Style.

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Library Media Services

Have a wonderful week!

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