Erwin School Library Staff Update

Nancy Cravey, School Librarian

16 November 2015

4th and 5th grade classes will have guidance lessons during library time this week.


Please send the book fair email to families.


I will be out of the building on Tuesday and also on Friday afternoon attending workshops.

Dates of Interest and Importance

November 16 -- EBOB after school meeting

November 19 -- 4th and 5th grade EBOB lunch meeting

November 25 -- Teacher Workday

November 26-27 -- Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30 -- EBOB after school meeting

December 7-11 -- Book Fair Week

Book Fair

Book Fair will be the week of December 7-11. You will get a schedule for preview and shopping times next week. Open circulation and library classes will be canceled during book fair.


The teacher preview will be held Monday, December 7, 3:00-4:00 in the library to give yo an opportunity to fill out classroom wishlists.

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GCS READS 20

Thank you to all classroom teachers for getting your October reading totals turned in on Tuesday!


Erwin students read 129,307 minutes in October. That exceeds our monthly goal! Great job!


October's Star Readers and Class of the Month!


The class with the highest reading minutes for October was Ms. Noble's primary class! Her students read on average 930 minutes each.


Star Readers (highest library book circulations):

Primary = Ms. Hine's Class

Lower El = Ms. Cherry's Class

Upper El = Ms. McCain's Class

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Discovery Education: Thanksgiving Resources

Discovery Education has Thanksgiving content collection to make finding resources easy. Just search Thanksgiving to find the curated collection of videos and lesson starters.

Tech Tip: Instructional Technology Newsletter

The Instructional Technology Department November Newsletter includes information on using Canvas, finding resources in SchoolNet, and information about the Instructional Technology Professional Learning Network.


Check it out!