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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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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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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What about AR at home?

I get this question a lot, especially from parents.  AR, short for Accelerated Reader,  allows students to take tests on books they’ve read.  Students should be testing on those books that are on their reading levels, nothing below or above.  Those reading levels are individual to each student and represent those reading levels that will…

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