for Clover Middle School Families
500K Donut Breakfast (2nd Quarter)
Those students who read at least 500,000 words in Accelerated Reader 2nd quarter were invited to the media center the morning of January 23rd for donuts and juice. Sixty students qualified! Door prize winners were: Aryana Johansen, Lloyd Wallace, and Toni Davis. We'll continue to celebrate this word-count goal each quarter!
Valentine Craft Day
Scholastic Book Fair
Book Fair Volunteers Needed
20 Tips for Parents to Get Children Excited to Read
York County Library
PBS Website for Parents
PBS has a website dedicated to parents and their needs. It features tons of parenting information, as well as booklists, video clips, media literacy resources, e-books, a parent idea box, and even a PBS for Parents Shop. You can experience all these goodies at:
PBS also has excellent sites for kids 9-12, they are:
Where the Internet Lives (Google Data Centers)
Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZmGGAbHqa0
Fun facts about Google's data centers:
- Google has approximately 16 data centers throughout the world.
- A large data center has a capacity to use as much electricity as a small town in the United States.
- Employees can bring their dogs to work.
- Buildings are so large that Google provides bicycles for engineers to get around them
- A stormtrooper stands guard at the North Carolina facility.