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Around the Library

From Literature Circles and Browse and Borrows to Writer’s Workshops and Atlas exploration, the CMC is the place to be!  Here are some photos from around the library… [tylr-slidr width=”300″ height=”200″ userID=”” groupID=””]http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157623906548104/[/tylr-slidr]

Friendship in Grade 1

Grade 1 students celebrated Friendship Day with Papaya Academy this week and are learning all about friendship for their final inquiry unit.  Last week they used Destiny Quest to search for books about friendship to use in their classrooms.  They were able to find tons of books about sharing, caring, playing and helping! [tylr-slidr width=”300″ […]

February Happenings

What’s New? Have you seen Destiny Quest’s new look?  It has cool new backgrounds for you to choose and an “advanced” search tool that makes finding books even easier!  Use the link in the right sidebar to try it out! Check out these pictures to see Grade 1 reading poetry and having fun with creative expression, Grade 3 practicing […]

Grade 1 Storytelling Workshop

Creative Expression and Storytelling Grade 1 students are exploring creative expression this semester.  They are seeing that there are many ways to express oneself and be creative, including through storytelling. Last Friday, students had an opportunity to learn more about this craft by participating in an interactive workshop with guest storyteller, Zarah Gagatiga.  Zarah shared how she became a storyteller, explaining her love of […]

Around the CMC

This week, grade 1 students were introduced to the magazine collection and discussed features of magazines.  They’re so excited to borrow something different to read!  [tylr-slidr width=”250″ height=”250″ userID=”” groupID=””]http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157623278652504/[/tylr-slidr] Some classes met with their Grade 4 Reading Buddies to explore magazines together: [tylr-slidr width=”300″ height=”200″ userID=”” groupID=””]http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157623259786440/[/tylr-slidr] Grade 2 students took a tour of […]

Happy New Year!

Welcome Back! We hope you are all well-rested and ready for the 2nd half of the school year!  With a new semester comes new happenings in the CMC.  We invite students and parents to come in and see what’s new!    We’ve created a “Spotlight on Genre” display to highlight a different genre every few […]

October News

The school year is well underway and students have found a comfortable routine here in the CMC.  They are enjoying scouring the shelves for the newest books, discovering new authors and revisiting old favorites.  What are we learning?        This month, preschool and ECLC continue to practice library etiquette and how to for books.  Grade […]