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All Saints Episcopal School - Dec. 3, 2012

COMMUNITY

Now that the turkey and cranberry sauce have been put away and the Christmas decorations begin to go up, it is time to start thinking about our next school-wide service effort.... The Beaumont Enterprise E.J. Empty Stocking Fund! Students will be encouraged to think of creative and helpful ways to earn extra money to donate to less fortunate children in our area. Raking leaves? Hot chocolate stand? Help decorate for Christmas? Foregoing a toy or treat? All donations will be collected during the offering at our Holy Communion service on December 19th at 8:10 AM. Thank you in advance for helping to make Christmas a little brighter for those less fortunate in Beaumont!

SPIRITUALITY

Led by Louise Van Mook and John McClure, our Middle School students enjoyed a very special Middle School chapel last week. These two wonderful local youth ministers/musicians played contemporary music while students sang along to the lyrics found on their iPads! What a beautiful blending of spirituality and technology! John provided the final message of the semester for his three part series. All of our Middle School students look forward to more special Middle School chapels in the spring! Thank you John and Louise!

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Do you know we have ebooks in our library?! We currently have fifty-two ebooks chosen for our middle school students. This month, we will be ordering an elementary science book bundle and additional books for middle school, including books chosen by the history teachers.


Do you know you can access the holdings of the All Saints Library online?!

The official website is:


https://allsaints-beaumont.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas15_4202636


The shortened version is: http://goo.gl/XSQS0

Begin by clicking “All Saints Episcopal School Library”.

To search for an author: Type an author’s name in the search box and click “Author” for list of books by the author that our library owns.

To search for a book: Type a book title and click “Title” to see if it is available for check-out, the reading level, if it is AR and if so how many points, and the interest level.

To search for a topic: Type a topic (dragon, princess, etc.) and click “Keyword” for a list of books.

For a more advanced search: Click on “Show More” in the green “Narrow your search to…” box. Here you can search for books within specific reading and interest levels. You can also search for the library’s holdings of ebooks under “Material Type”. Once you have set your search parameters, click “Enter”.