Pirate Cove Connection

PES Media Center News - March 2, 2015

Read Across America Activities March 2-6 2015

Monday – “The Lorax”

Wear a mustache in honor of the trees

Tuesday – “500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins”

Wear a one of kind hat like the cat himself

Wednesday – “Wacky Wednesday”

Dress wacky

Thursday – “Fox in Socks”

Wear fun or mismatched socks

Friday – Favorite Dr. Seuss Character Day

Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss Character

Read Across America Book Swap

The Pirate Cove is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Seusstastic Book Swap during “Read Across America Week.” It all starts on February 19, 2015. Students can bring any new or gently used children’s books to the Media Center 8:10–9:00 each morning from February 19 -March 2. Starting March 2, students can choose new books from the exchange collection during their Media Resource time. The exchange will end March 10, 2014 just in time for Spring Break.

March AR Challenges - Dr. Seuss or My Favorite Author

Dr. Seuss Books

Read 4 Dr. Seuss or Theo LeSieg books in your ZPD during the month of March and pass the AR test. Then you will earn a brag tag.

My Favorite Author

Read 3 books by your favorite author in your ZPD, pass the AR tests and get a favorite author tag.

Dr. Seuss Trivia Each morning during Read Across America week there will be trivia quizzes presented via Socrative and announced on the morning news.


Do you have photos of a class or school event? We would love to add them to the yearbook. Please add your pictures to the following link: http://www-pes.stjohns.k12.fl.us/media/yearbook. You can also purchase your yearbooks at this link for $20.

SSYRA - Battle of the Books

We will be picking our battle team in early March. Students in grades 3rd-5th who have read at least 10 Sunshine State books and have passed the AR tests are eligible to test for the team. The battle practices will start after Spring Break on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. The Battle will be held May 12.