Mrs. Tosch’s classes are researching future careers. Click here for some useful links and resources!
Congratulations to Alan Gratz for winning the 2018 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award for his book Projekt 1065! We will hopefully be able to take some students to the award ceremony. More info coming soon when it is scheduled.
If you have read at least five of this year’s DCF books and are in grade 4-8 you can vote in this year’s award competition by clicking this link. Thank you for voting!
A Wrinkle in Time edged out Zero Day by 0.3%, a nailbiter! Our final round of Book Madness is down to A Wrinkle in Time and Maze Runner. Enter your vote here!
Last week we saw a bit of a stunning upset! Make sure to vote for your favorite to keep it in the running! Click here to vote for Round 3.
All the brackets are in and the first round votes. Now it’s time to vote for Round 2 – click this link!
This year’s Book Madness bracket is out! Fill out your bracket in your LA class, at the library, or print one up for yourself here. All brackets are due by the end of the day on Friday, March 16. The first round of voting also takes place this week. Click this link to submit your vote for the first round by the end of the day on Friday. Second round voting will take place next week, third round the week after, and the final round will take place during the first week in April, with the winner announced on April 6th!
Book Madness, our annual March Madness-style book contest, will begin next week! Please fill out this survey to nominate books for Book Madness and the summer reading program: https://goo.gl/forms/a7RZESdZtkGICSYa2
Mr. Helme’s class is doing a really cool research project about colonial America. They are researching a technology as it existed during Colonial times and how that technology could be improved in the modern day. Here are some useful links for that research: https://sites.google.com/colchestersd.org/cms-library/colonial-research
The library and the STEM program are teaming up to host an Hour of Code event in the library during Cougar Time callback sessions on Friday, December 15. Many resources are available online, including these.