Library Learning Commons @ Alloa

Winter Newsletter

The Forest Of Reading

The Forest of Reading Award program is beginning this month with the Blue Spruce nominated books. Grades kindergarten, one, two and three students will be introduced to each book, and through a guided reflection will choose a winner, at the school wide vote in April.



Click the link below for a list and summary of all the Blue Spruce Award Nominees.

Silver Birch Awards Program

The Silver Birch Award program for students in grades four to six, will begin February 1st. Students will be encouraged to sign up on their own for the program. Each student registered will be required to read a minimum of five books, in order to be entitled to vote, and be invited to attend the Forest of Reading celebration in May. They will have a choice of ten non-fiction and 10 fiction titles to choose from.


The link below will give you a summary of all the titles.

Red Maple Awards Program

The Red Maple Award program for students in grades seven and eight, will begin February 1st. Students will be encouraged to sign up on their own, as well as, teachers will be nominating students for the program. Each student registered will be required to read a minimum of five books, in order to be entitled to vote, and be invited to attend the Forest of Reading celebration in May.


Click the link below to learn more about the Forest of Reading in this video.

Book Fair Success

THANK YOU!! To all the families and students who bought books from the Scholastic book fair. It was a HUGE success. The students really enjoyed the Monster contest and the Golden Ticket winners received a FREE new book! Lots of fun was had by all.
Big image

COMIC ART TOUR

Thursday, March 24th, 11:30am

12287 Mississauga Road

Caledon, ON

Freeze DNA’s mandate is to Design, Create and Educate!


For the past 10 years Freeze DNA has taught over 900,000 children
across Canada through fun and exciting workshops giving students the opportunity to explore their artistic abilities and help build their self-esteem! The workshops are conducted by professional comic book artists Anthony Stanberry and Jermaine Smith who have published several children’s drawing books and graphic novels. Grade 2 and 3 students will participate in this wonderful workshop and learn how to draw comic characters.