Rippon Middle Schoool Library
Star Wars Lunch Bunch
Over 120 students participated in the Star Wars Themed Lunch Bunch on December 17th. This was the best attended lunch bunch so far this year. Students played games, colored book marks. made Star Wars origami, and talked about Star Wars books.
Rippon Book Challenge
Students are encouraged to read 10 books per quarter. Those who complete this challenge and fill out the associated paper will win a prize. Students may get the challenge forms from their language arts teachers or the library. Completed forms should be returned to the library.
Library Lessons This Month
The library worked with more than 70 classes this month. Lessons include, biography research, Greek God research, creating book trailers, choosing a just right book, giving book talks, book checkouts and more.
The library collection includes close to 200 eBooks. To access these titles, students (and staff) need to login to the school library catalog. Student and staff logins are the same as their Office 365 accounts.
Library Use in January
The library is being used as a testing site for the WIDA test. This means that the library will not be open for students when testing is going on during the day. Students are encouraged to come to the library in the morning prior to their first class.
Virginia Readers' Choice Reading Promotion
Students who read a VRC book and fill out a form will be entered in a drawing for prizes each month.
Students who read 4 or more will be eligible to attend the voting party in the spring
Prince William County Public Library Resources
Students with a library card from the PWC public library have access to nearly 20 additional databases. In order to access these, a valid library card must be entered.
Students who would like a public library card may request one through the school library.
Check the public library resources here.