The Weekly Knot

Vol. 3 Issue 25

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The Media Connection - Library Media Information from Ms. Arax

Greetings Felegy Staff and see below for helpful information:


1) Find helpful updates about Media Center lessons, book displays, events, reading initiatives, research information and more here: https://sites.google.com/a/pgcps.org/felegy-media-center/media-center-updates


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


African American History Month: February

Presidents' Day: mid-February


3) Need help with research? : If you'd like help supporting our students with their research projects through our library collection and resources contact me and we can collaborate together. Looking forward to working with you!


4) Resources for your teaching and professional development:

a) Library of Congress 2017 Summer Teacher Institutes – Apply Now: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2017/01/library-of-congress-2017-summer-teacher-institutes-apply-now/?loclr=eatlcb

b) Hidden Figures No More: African American Women in Space Exploration: http://blogs.loc.gov/inside_adams/2017/02/hidden-figures-no-more-african-american-women-in-space-exploration/?loclr=eaiab

c) What's New in Science Reference: It’s Snowing Primary Sources at the Library of Congress, Teaching with the Library of Congress: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2017/01/its-snowing-primary-sources-at-the-library-of-congress/?loclr=eansr

d) Inviting Students to Consider the Purpose of Presidential Proclamations: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2017/01/inviting-students-to-consider-the-purpose-of-presidential-proclamations/?loclr=eatlcb

e) New Releases at the Bonnie Johns Professional Library: http://destiny.pgcps.org/cataloging/servlet/presentbooklistform.do?listID=23071567&site=295 (Contact cathe.francoeur@pgcps.org for information)

f) Dr. King Remembered: http://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2017/01/dr-king-remembered/?loclr=eaftb

g) Updated Teacher Portal for Africian American History Month:http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2017/01/an-updated-portal-for-african-american-history-month/?loclr=eatlcb


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: http://destiny.pgcps.org/

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.


6) Media Center Schedule: https://sites.google.com/a/pgcps.org/felegy-media-center/media-class-schedule


Any questions? Stop by the Media Center to chat or e-mail me at Anya.AraxMelnick@pgcps.org.


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Weekly Happenings

A Week


Monday February 6, 2017

ACCESS Testing: Make-ups


Tuesday February 7, 2017

ACCESS Testing: Make-ups


Wednesday February 8, 2017

Collaborative Planning, 2:15-2:45

ACCESS Testing: Make-ups


Thursday February 9, 2017

"Where's Your Rhythm?" Assembly, Gym

8-8:45: K,3,5

9-9:45: PreK/ES, 1, 2, 4

ACCESS Testing: Make-ups


Friday February 10, 2017

No Students

Professional Development Day, Details Coming