To celebrate National Poetry Month in April and prepare for our annual Poetry Picnic, we’ve been writing a LOT of poems in the library! Visit this post for a link to our digital showcase.
I love this activity not only because it shows how gratitude is expressed in the Iroquois culture, but also because it emphasizes that we can all be grateful for so many things–not just on Thanksgiving, but every day.
Every year, our school collects canned goods and other non-perishable items to benefit the Athens Area Emergency Food Bank, a local non-profit organization that provides food to more than 5,000 people each year. AAEFB and the Can-a-Thon are currently in their 35th year of helping our community!
When we talk about Veterans Day in the library, we focus not on war or violence or politics, but on people–people with families, people with feelings, people with difficult jobs that require determination and patriotism and bravery beyond anything I can imagine.
We had some spooky fun in the library this week! Pre-K, kindergarten, and 1st grade read Inside a House That Is Haunted by Alyssa Capucilli, The Spooky Wheels on the … Continue reading
A big thanks to everyone–students, families, volunteers, and Chase Street staff–who helped make our book fair a smashing success!
People often ask me what the most popular books are at the book fair, so here’s a list of this week’s bestsellers!