News from the Media Center

And trying out Smore.com for announcements!

Smore Flyers

I have been dying to use this free platform for producing "shareable" flyers here at school. I think it provides a really professional way get the word out! I have played around with it a little bit at home and have been really happy with the results, but this represents the first time I am trying it here and sharing it through the group e-mail, so we'll see how it goes!

If you'd like to sign up for your own account to create your own flyers, the website is www.smore.com.

Six Flags Read to Succeed Tickets are In!

Students and teachers who participated in the Six Flags Read to Succeed program earlier this year and earned free admission to the theme park will receive their tickets today or tomorrow. Keep an eye out for them, I'll distribute them in envelopes in your mailboxes!

June/July Issues of Teacher's Helper

The following have come in and are ready to circulate. They all say on the covers that they are now Common Core Aligned. Let me know if you'd like to take a look at them!

  • Kindergarten: Short Vowels, Subtraction, Beach, Reading for Information, Blueberries for Sal, The Great Gracie Chase: Stop That Dog!, Parts of a Plant
  • First Grade: Addition, R-Controlled Vowels, Ocean, Letter Writing, Word Problems, Dolphins at Daybreak, Chickens Aren't the Only Ones, Landforms and Bodies of Water
  • Grades 2-3: Spelling - Suffixes, Vocabulary, Writing Opinions, Geometry, Area and Perimeter, Community Leaders