Gorzycki Library News

December 2018

December Quick Facts!

In November, 1,467 books were circulated!

In December, there were 2,453 total individual student library visits!

(Average 175 students individual visits PER DAY!)

Between the first day of school (August 20) and December 20, there have been 18,614 individual student visits to the library!

Mrs. Russell taught 21 classes. (That's about 630 students receiving instruction!)

Students have created 2,072 videos on Flipgrid!

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Hour of Code 2018!

Sixth and Eighth graders got to participate in the Hour of Code through the ELA classes that came in over the past few weeks. Sixth graders wrote over 8,500 lines of code and Eighth graders wrote 10,199 lines of code! Way to go, Tigers!

GMS Student Service Project Day

Lone Star List 2019!

The new Texas Lone Star List has been published! You can see the new titles on the Lone Star List website. The new books will be in the library after the holiday break and have been loaded into MackinVia in time for the holidays! Happy Reading!
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Staff Lunch and Learn!

Thank you to everyone who came to the third Staff Lunch and Learn! If you missed it, you can find the presentation at bit.ly/gmslunchandlearn. The next one will be Tuesday, January 29.

E-Books

New E-books have been added to MackinVia! Students and staff all have access to the E-books in Sora and MackinVia. Instructions on logging in may be found here. MackinVia's e-books and audiobooks can also be accessed through the AISD Portal.
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Mrs. Russell's Digital Learning

Mrs. Russell earned her Bronze, Silver, and Gold Kahoot! badges!

Upcoming Library Events!

Jan 8-Soudry

Jan 9-Wieners

Jan 10-Mazac

Jan 11-Dahill

Jan 14-Snyder & Mackenzie

Jan 15- Ransom & Kagan

Jan 16- Wieners

Jan 17-Juettner & Mackenzie

Jan 18-Kagan

Jan 21-MLK Holiday

Jan 22-Sindt

Jan 23-Wieners

Jan 24-Toto

Jan 25-Dammann

Jan 28-Mackenzie

Jan 29- Lunch & Learn

Jan 31-Kagan

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Friendly Reminders!

The library is open 8am-4pm and during EXCEL.

(Please only send one student at a time per class for crowd control.)

The mini-lab has 8 desktop computers that will print.

If a student needs to print IN COLOR they MUST have a note from their teacher.

Students are to sign in, conduct library business, and go back to class.

EXCEL is not meant to be a time to send students who need to complete work or stay the entire time.

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