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Featured Reader

Name - Madison


Favorite Author - Barbara Park


Favorite Book - Junie B. Jones


Favorite Place to Read - my bean bag chair

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Apps for Learning


You may donate here: https://goo.gl/YlrOK2

My students need five Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablets to blog.

My Students

The middle school students of Miller County R3 School District are enthusiastic and ready to begin using a class blog. The school district is located in a rural, central Missouri farming community. Access to high speed internet is limited due to our location. Therefore, many students only have access during the school day.

As a school librarian in a small, rural school district, I'm constantly looking for ways to expand my students world view.

The addition of technology in the school library provides an additional opportunity for student access and learning.

My Project

The Samsung Galaxy tablets will serve many uses in our elementary/middle school library. Students will be able to use them for ebook access as well as access to the many educational apps that are available. Teachers will be able to use with their students for classroom projects as well.

As the librarian, my initial goal will be using the tablets for blogging via the SeeSaw app.

Students, 4th through 8th grades, will be blogging about the books they read throughout the school year. Classrooms are already set up for the students with a prompt to be used for the student's response. Reading, writing, and global awareness are my main goals with this project.

Michelle Spry author visit

Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 12pm

High School Library

Michelle Spry, author of A Trip to Remember will visit with students in grades K-6 on November 8th. Mrs. Spry will meet with student groups in the high school library and share information about her latest book, Lt. Colonel F.A. Percy (main character of A Trip to Remember), and being an author. More information will follow as the event draws nearer.


A Trip to Remember summary:

Jaxon James has a heart for others as big as the sky. Lt. Colonel F. A. Percy is a true American hero who deserves to be honored and treated to a tour he'll never forget. Join Jaxon, his amazing family, and Mr. Percy on a journey that will forever change all their lives with a story of respect, true sacrifice, and grace.

Blogging About Books

Grades 4th - 8th will be blogging about the books they read this year. You may follow our blogs via these links.


https://blog.seesaw.me/8thlibrary

https://blog.seesaw.me/7thlibrary

https://blog.seesaw.me/6thlibrary

https://blog.seesaw.me/5thlibrary

https://blog.seesaw.me/4thlibrary

Earbuds

The H.S. Library is selling earbuds. $1 per pair.

Boxes Need


If you subscribe to Birchbox or a similar subscription service, we would love to have your empty boxes. Boxes will be used for projects with the Myths and Legends unit. Contact Mrs. Thompson or Ms. Taylor.

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Library Website

Did you know the library maintains a website with links to our resources? https://sites.google.com/a/tuscumbialions.k12.mo.us/lmc/ will take you directly to the library site. The library maintains subscriptions to WorldBook online, TumbleBooks, as well as Ebsco databases. Contact Mrs. Thompson for user names and passwords for use at home. Coming soon - Parent Resources tab!