CMS Media Center News
Carmel Middle School
November came and went in a flash! The Book Fair was held during the week of Nov. 17-21, and we had a shortened final week of the month for Thanksgiving Break. Check out our November stats:
70 class visits to the Media Center computer lab
52 class visits to the Media Center to check out materials or work at tables
1,203 passes issued for students to visit the Media Center during the day
30 Cougar Connections passes issued (remember, students must see Ms. Worthman before noon on Thursday to request a pass!)
1,984 books circulated
19 student eligible to vote for the YHBA winner in May! (5 new voters)
10 books given away in the "Cite It to Win It" contest!
Unbroken (Young People's Edtion) by Laura Hillenbrand
Absolutely Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick
Take Back the Skies by Lucy Saxon
The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan
In Real Life by Jen Wang
Gracefully Grayson by Amy Polonsky
Visitors by Orson Scott Card
Atlantia by Ally Condie
Unfriended by Rachel Vail
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (2014 National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature)
...and more! You can browse the collection at home with the Destiny Quest app. View instructions for downloading the app here.
Winter Break Reading with the CCPL
Don't forget, you can always download eBooks and Audiobooks using your CCPL card. Any CCS student can get a FREE library card by stopping by the public library or turning in the form on the Student Links page to Ms. Worthman in the Media Center.
YHBA Contest Update
Mrs. Rice, period 1 - 1.481 books/student
Mrs. Mindham, period 3 - 1.48 books/student
Mrs. McFall, period 4 - 0.84 books/student
The Media Center has TONS of copies of the YHBA nominees, and they make awesome winter break reading. Check one (or two!) out before break to help your class win!