Gorzycki Library News

November 2018

November Quick Facts!

In October, 2,638 books were circulated!

In November, there were 3,133 total individual student library visits!

(Average 185 students individual visits PER DAY!)

Mrs. Russell taught 21 classes. (That's about 630 students receiving instruction!)

Mrs. Russell gave 34 booktalks.

Students have created 1,381 videos on Flipgrid!

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Fall Book Fair

This was the MOST SUCCESSFUL Book Fair in school history! We nearly doubled in profits from any book fair in the past. I am so grateful to work with such an amazing community of readers. Thank you to Mrs. Mazac, Mrs. Dahill, Mrs. Soudry, Mrs. Juettner, Ms. Matusek, Ms. Farber, Mr. Garcia, and Mr. Nyc for bringing their classes to the Book Fair. Also, HUGE shoutout to NJHS for purchasing books that will go to Dell Children's Hospital. A total of 41 classes visited which is about 1, 230 students. Our Spring Book Fair will be held April 1-5, 2019.
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Staff Lunch and Learn!

Thank you to everyone who came to the second Staff Lunch and Learn! If you missed it, you can find the presentation at bit.ly/gmslunchandlearn. The next one will be Tuesday, December 18.
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Upcoming Library Events!

Dec. 3-7 Hour of Code

Dec. 3-Dammann's classes

Dec. 4-Toto's Classes

Dec. 5-Mazac's Classes

Dec. 6-Sindt's Classes

Dec. 7-Wilbanks' Booktalks

Dec. 10-6th grade ELA-Flipgrid

Dec. 11-Mrs. Mitchell's Birthday!

Dec. 18-Staff Lunch and Learn

E-Books

New E-books have been added to MackinVia! Students and staff all have access to the E-books in Sora and MackinVia. Instructions on logging in may be found here. MackinVia's e-books and audiobooks can also be accessed through the AISD Portal.
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Friendly Reminders!

The library is open 8am-4pm and during EXCEL.

(Please only send one student at a time per class for crowd control.)

The mini-lab has 8 desktop computers that will print.

If a student needs to print IN COLOR they MUST have a note from their teacher.

Students are to sign in, conduct library business, and go back to class.

EXCEL is not meant to be a time to send students who need to complete work or stay the entire time.

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