The Weekly Knot

Vol. 3 Issue 12

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Why should you listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"? - Betsy Schwarm

Weekly Happenings

A Week

Monday October 31, 2016

Grading/Planning Day-Work from Home

Tuesday November 1, 2016

First Day of the Second Quarter

Lunch/Recess Duty Switch

1st Grade at Camp Schmidt

Wednesday November 2, 2016

Faculty Meeting @ 2:15-2:45 p.m., Media Center

1st Grade at Camp Schmidt

Thursday November 3, 2016

Friday November 4, 2016

Saturday November 5, 2016

Crayola PD- Team is full

The Media Connection - Library Media News from Ms. Arax

Greetings Felegy Staff! See below for helpful information:

1) Media Center website: I have added two new pages to the Media Center website for students and parents about the LINK program (our partnership with the Public Library). One page is in English and the other is in Spanish. See below for helpful pages on the Media Center site.

a) Media Center Updates (find information about Library Media curriculum based lessons, book displays and events in the Media Center)

b) Media Center Schedule

c) Media Center Student Page (helpful links for students)

d) Resources for Teachers Page

e) Public Library LINK information (English) (Share with students and parents)

f) Public Library LINK information (Spanish) (Share with students and parents)

2) Book Displays in the Library Media Center (various reading levels):

Autumn Season: October 15 - 31

Election, Presidency, US Political System: October 15 - November 10

Native American Heritage Month: November

3) Native American Heritage Month: Check out our online resources such as World Book and Culture Grams to support student learning and your teaching. See below for log in instructions and let me know if you need support. Also, explore the Library Media Center for related book displays throughout the month.

4) Resources for your teaching and professional development:

a) The Journey to Poetry: Do We Teach Poetry for Format or Feeling?

b) Presidential Elections: Library of Congress Primary Sources Bring Campaign Season to Life

c) National History Day: Planning Your Project with Library of Congress Primary Sources:(helpful history resources that can be used any time of the year)

d) Latest materials from the Professional Library at Bonnie Johns

5) See below for information on accessing your account in Destiny. Students and staff can access this catalog from anywhere 24/7.

Accessing our Library Media Center Online Catalog

1) Click on:

2) Pick our school by clicking links (and scrolling down): Elementary -> Edward M. Felegy Elementary

3) Log into system: Use the same user id and password as you do for

your PGCPS e-mail

4) You will see Home and Catalog Tabs

a) Home Tab: Offers Online resources, Ebooks, and Teacher Resources

b) Catalog Tab: Search for books that we have in the Media Center, see if they are available and check your account.

Any questions? Stop by the Media Center to chat or e-mail me at