Media Center News

September

Monthly Newsletter

East Millbrook Media Center's events, new arrivals and technology tips.
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Makerspace Activities Now Available

Students can participate in Makerspace activities in the media center. We have legos, k'nex, origami, green screen, Stop Motion app and snap circuits. Students can use their creativity to create models, artwork, circuits and simple machines. We will continue to add to our collection. Students can participate in these activities from 7:00-7:25 and at lunchtime (after they eat lunch in cafeteria) with a teacher pass.

Top Five Most Checked Out Books in September

1. Divergent by Veronica Roth

2. Amulet: Book Five: Prince of the Elves by Kazu Kibuishi

3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney

4. Hero by Mike Lupica

5. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Scholastic Student Activity Ideas for September

These resources provide student activities for September.

Class Happenings in the Media Center in September

-All of the ELA classes came to the media center to do an orientation and to check out books.

-Ms. Snow's class came to do an orientation & check out books several times.

-Ms. Marquez's eighth period class came and used the green screen to create a Hispanic Heritage Month promotional video.

-I-Ready testing has been held in the media center. Students are working on laptops to take reading and math assessments.

Class Spotlight: Ms. Marquez's Class Using Green Screen for Hispanic Heritage Month

Please click on the VBrick Rev link below & log into your Wake ID to view the video.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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Media Center Schedule

Click on this link to access & sign up to use the media center:

http://tinyurl.com/emmsmediaschedule17-18

Tech Tidbit

*We will be holding mini-technology workshops soon. They will be approximately 30 minutes after school on certain dates. More information will be coming soon. If you haven't filled out the survey, I would love to have your feedback: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdg_KFMUhV62wCK2ksqOOSR8prvigGwfBJwtwjK3xPILOyCfw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Technology Issues

If you have any technology issues with your equipment, please fill out this technology request form & Mrs. Townsend will assist you as quickly as she can.

https://goo.gl/forms/EUzDwJTe2FhIzyJP2

Books to Purchase

If you have any books you would like for Mrs. Townsend to purchase, please fill out this form & she will try her best to purchase the resource.

https://goo.gl/forms/cJuDAESoBR8YFVEF3

Resources Needed for My Class

If you need any resources (book or digital) pulled, please fill out this form. Mrs. Townsend will get the materials to you as soon as she can.

https://goo.gl/forms/LwRzyo3mE3XilVRC2