Congrats to Anne Craven, special areas winner of one of our Michael P. White drawings! She was the only one to send me the "I'm in!" message. Way to go, Anne! Teachers, we will be calculating the classes with the highest percentage of participants in the reading program for the month of January. We will announce grade level winners soon!This is going to be a busy month in the Media Center! The Book Fair returns at the end of February, and we will also be celebrating Read Across America that same week. Read on for the scoop on all the events!
Student Previews will be held Feb. 20 and 21. The sign up binder will be available on Monday, Feb. 10. Kindergarten teachers, please make sure you have a "buddy" class when you sign up. Previews will be in 20 minute blocks.
Though we will be open on Feb. 21 for sales, we will not be doing whole class sales on Friday, Individual students, parents, and/or teachers may come to purchase books. If you'd like to bring your entire class to the Book Fair, we will have slots available Feb. 24-27. The last day, Feb. 28, will again be open for individual (last minute!) purchases until 1:00 p.m.
All proceeds from this Book Fair will be going towards the purchase of new furniture for our reading area by the magazines. We hope to purchase 6-8 soft chairs and ottomans, creating a great spot for students to relax and read or for teachers to bring small groups! Check out some of the pictures below to see the furniture we hope to purchase.
We hope to purchase about 8 of these for a reading area. And don't worry- we get to pick colors! They won't be gray!
These can be used to put your feet up OR as additional seating, making room for small groups or classes.
This is another option that we are considering for our Everybody section. The other furniture will be adult sized, but these little ottomans are for our littler people. They can be moved and reconfigured so we can create the space we need!