Blythewood Middle Media Center

2nd & 3rd Quarter News for 2013-2014

What have we been up to in the media center?

The media center has been busy promoting reading and creating digital stories. Here are some of our highlights:


  • Author Lisi Harrison came to Blythewood Middle!
  • Middle school student job shadowed Mrs. Swetnam in the BMS library!
  • Spring Book Fair
  • Annual Read Across America

Quick Library Statistics!

2nd Quarter

4,078 items circulated (That's an increase of 785 items this time last school year! )

35 class visits to the library (3 less than last year)


3rd Quarter

2,998 items circulated (Even with all the show days this is an increase of 826 items from this time last year! )

28 class visits to the library (7 more than last year!)

2nd Quarter Classroom and School Library Collaborations

  • Art research with Ms. Burgess with first semester classes
  • Author Lisi Harrison Literary Cafe with Mrs. Whisenant and Ms. Russ' eighth grade ELA students
  • Website evaluation with Mr. Ellisor's sixth grade Science students
  • Legend Research with Mrs. Brown's seventh grade ELA students
  • Infographic research with Mrs. Dissinger's eighth grade Science students
  • The Outsiders Literary Cafe with Mrs. Pace's seventh grade ELA students
  • Infographic research with Mr. Abernathy's sixth grade Social Studies students
  • Infographic research with Ms. Greene's seventh grade Social Studies students

3rd Quarter Classroom and School Library Collaborations

  • Genetic Videos with Mrs. Eisele's seventh grade Science students
  • Art research with Mrs. Burgess second semester students
  • Digital Media students created videos and auras about WWI
  • Roman replica videos & auras with Mr. Abernathy's sixth grade Social Studies students
  • Human body videos with Mrs. Schuldes' seventh grade Science students
Galactosemic PSA

BMS students dive into augmented reality!

Download the Aurasma app on your mobile device to scan the images and watch student created videos about the images. Once you create your free personal account, search and follow the following channels:

  • BlythewoodDigitalMedia
  • Bmhistory

Blythewood Middle Media Center Staff

Mrs. Swetnam, Media Specialist

Mrs. Turner, Media Assistant