Thank you all for another enjoyable National Library Week! See the gallery below for photos from all of last week's events.
Special Thanks To: Grant S. for the Graphic Novel Kahoot; Aidan C. for the Doctor Who Display; Campbell F. for the use of his PS4; Ava S. for the Fandom Kahoot; Alex B. for the Harry Potter Kahoot; Bayard Y. for setting up a crepe station and making crepes for us; Ava S. and her dad, Steve, for the Boba Tea station and making Boba Tea for us; the entire LMA for their time and dedication to making this a great week; and every student who brought in food and items from around the world to make Friday's event such a success!
Poetry Contest Winners for Poetry Day:
Bayard's Crepe Station for International Day
Photos from National Library Week
Only 5 weeks of classes left!
The following is the schedule of events for the rest of the year in the Pratt Library:
On Wednesday, March 14th, one month exactly from the date of the horrible shooting at Stoneman Douglas, the Bolles Middle School will hold a seventeen minute period of silence in honor of the lives lost that day. Please join us in supporting the grieving community of Stoneman Douglas by wearing their school colors:
I will be wearing an official Stoneman Douglas High School T-Shirt on March 14th. If you would like to help support Stoneman Douglas High School, their community is selling merchandise at:
Stoneman Douglas High School is a grieving community. As a nation, we grieve with them. If you need to talk about your feelings regarding this tragedy, please see your school counselor or call the concern line located in the Bolles Portal.
In this video, Principal Thompson of Stoneman Douglas High School sends out a message of love to his students.
From the Bolles Middle Library, we hold all the "Eagles" in our hearts! #MSDSTRONG
Please visit the Women's History Padlet to learn more about the struggle for equality and respect for women in America and around the globe.
This year's "Paws for Books" Scholastic Book Fair to support Love Grove Elementary School's Library Program raised over $1400 in Scholastic Dollars! Love Grove can use this credit to purchase books for their Library Collection. Thank you, Bolles Middle, for your support!
For those of you who purchased from the fair, see the attached spreadsheet to determine if your raffle ticket is a winner!!!
WINNING RAFFLE TICKETS AND PRIZES
Every year, we give the proceeds from our Book Fair to our neighbors at Love Grove Elementary School. This year, we will celebrate book fair week with a "Paws for Books" theme. Who are the stars of this year's fair? The Pets of The Bolles Middle School. Please enjoy the slideshow of our (mostly) furry family, and don't forget to visit the library from 2/20 to 2/23.
We had a truly enlightening time at the Future of Education Technology Conference. I am looking forward to employing much of what I learned both in my classroom and in my collaborations with teachers.