Attention Students! It’s Time to Learn Computer Science!

This week, we will begin learning the foundations of Computer Science. We are using Code Studio at Code.org. I think you will enjoy this subject and we will be doing a lot of this in the Library this year because I believe it’s very important for all students to have this foundation. Click HERE to…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to Riverwood!  This is going to be an exciting year for all of us.  We have some changes in the library this year. Mrs. Brenda Cartlidge has joined the Riverwood faculty as our second librarian!  Please welcome her to the Riverwood Family! Mrs. Cartlidge will be teaching the Kindergarten – 2nd grade classes…

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November, December, Winter Break, and Beyond

This has been a very busy quarter for us in the Library.  Here’s a recap of the happenings: Limeades for Learning Thank you to all of our parents, students, teachers, and family members who voted during September and October for all of the Riverwood Library projects.  Three projects were funded: new reading area furniture and…

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Scholastic Book Fair Begins!

It’s time for our fall Book Fair! The Scholastic Book Fair will be open beginning Monday, November 3, 2014 until Friday, November 14, 2014.  Our schedule is below: Monday 11/3   7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday 11/4  7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday 11/5  7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.| Thursday 11/6  7:45 a.m. to 8:00…

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Limeades for Learning

This is the time of year when Sonic Drive-ins hosts a special online fundraising event called Limeades for Learning.  Sonic has partnered with Donorschoose.org to help teachers fund their projects.  Visitors to LimeadesforLearning.com may vote on projects to help them get the funding they need.   I have a project on Donorschoose.org and it is…

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Back Into Our Routine!

Almost all students have had the opportunity to come to the library and check-out books.  We’ve been reviewing all library expectations and students are doing a splendid job of helping to keep the library neat by following the routines and procedures we’ve been practicing.   I’ve explained to all students why the routines and procedures are…

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Welcome Back to the Library!

Welcome back to the library for a brand new school year!   Students have been coming to the library daily for class, getting reoriented to library procedures and rules, hearing stories, and demonstrating what they know about using the library.  We’ve gotten a great start!   I’ve been furiously working on all the students’ library folders…

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It’s That Time of Year …

It’s time for the Library to wind down for the year.  TCAP is next week and the SAT10 is the week of May 5th, so that means today, April 25th is the last day for checking-out books.    All books need to be returned by Friday, May 2nd.   The library will be closed after May 9th….

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Family Night at the Book Fair — Rescheduled!

It’s been forecast that we will have very strong storms Thursday afternoon and evening.  In the interest of keeping everyone safe, we have decided to reschedule our Family Night at the Book Fair and hold it on Thursday, April 10th.  Flyers went home today about the change, but I want to make sure everyone is…

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Spring Book Fair Time!

The Spring Book Fair is underway!  Our official dates are Monday, March 31 – Friday, April 11.  With the exception of the final day of the fair, we will be open from 7:30 am – 3:30 pm daily. On Thursday, April 3, we are holding the Family Reading Night at the Book Fair from 3:00…

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