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Black History Month Research Challenge!
by Amy O'Riley - Thursday, February 8, 2018, 12:43 PM

To celebrate Black History Month, we have a display in our Biography Section that is a Research Challenge! Stop by and check it out. Below you can see a preview of the display. Attached you will find a copy of the Research Challenge or click here to fill out the challenge online.

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Geometic Hearts STEM Challenge
by Amy O'Riley - Thursday, February 8, 2018, 12:27 PM

New in our Makerspace . . . Geometric Hearts! We hope you stop by the Information Center to accept the challenge and build a geometric heart with straws and pipe cleaners.

Geometic Heart Example

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February Info Center News
by Amy O'Riley - Monday, February 5, 2018, 8:59 AM

February News

  • February 1st was World Read Aloud Day. A lot of classes can to the Information Center and we celebrated with some read alouds and activities. Out theme this year was “Change the world! Choose Kind!” To keep the reading aloud momentum going, we have a lot of picture books and digital ...

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Help Us Expand Our Collection!
by Amy O'Riley - Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 2:52 PM

This year we organized our fiction books by genre and we realized we need to expand some of our genres! We need some more graphic novels, mystery, horror, science fiction, sports books. This is where you come in! Please help us expand these sections by recommending some new books in these genres. You will find some recommendation slips in the different sections. Fill out a slip and recommend a book!

Genre Recommendations

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January News!
by Amy O'Riley - Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 3:07 PM

Did you complete our Holiday Reading Challenge? Please make sure to turn in your challenge forms for your chance to win a prize.

Happy New Year! Do you have new goals for 2018? Stop by the Information Center and write your goals on a sticky note and add it to our bulletin board.

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Make Challenge: Make Your Own Holiday Card
by Amy O'Riley - Friday, December 15, 2017, 11:03 AM

Stop by our Makerspace and make your own holiday card! We have a Make Challenge Bucket with all sorts of supplies to make your own holiday card... recycled holiday cards, ribbon, stamps, washi tape, and more! Get creative this holiday season and make a card for someone and share some cheer and kindness!

Holiday Card MAKE Challenge!

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December STEM Challenge
by Amy O'Riley - Friday, December 8, 2017, 9:21 AM

Upcycle a strand of partially broken holiday lights and learn how to create a light circuit! Stop by the Information Center to pick up a STEM Challenge Packet!

Holiday Light STEM Callenge

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Holiday Reading Challenge and Book Trivia Contest
by Amy O'Riley - Friday, December 8, 2017, 8:38 AM

The Information Center is sponsoring a Holiday Reading Challenge and a Holiday Book Trivia Contest. The deadline for both is Tuesday, January 2nd! Attached you will find the challenge sheet to print yourself or you can stop by the Information Center and pick up a copy.

Holiday Challenges Display

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Hour of Code in the Information Center
by Amy O'Riley - Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:30 AM

The Hour of code is under way... 

Students at MVMS came to the Information Center and participated in the Hour of Code. There were 8 stations that they could choose from. Some of the activities included, Minecraft coding puzzles, creating a video game controller with a Makey Makey, designing bracelets using binary code, and programming Ozobots to complete a maze with color coded programs.

Click here for some links for you to try on your own.

Ozobot Hour of Code

Ozobot Coding

Makey Makey Hour of Code

Makey Makey Coding

Mincraft Hour of Code

Minecraft Coding

Binary Bracelets

Binary Bracelets

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December Monthly News
by Amy O'Riley - Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:20 AM

December News

  • Have you noticed the Summer Reading Graffiti in the hallways? If you haven’t, take a look at the hallways and look at all of the graffiti that was created for the book that you read over the summer.

  • Have you read a good book lately and want to recommend it to someone else? Stop by the...

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