Author: karen

A Few Skills We Can Work on Together *updated*

State, district and school committees are meeting through out the summer to work on some of the problems and logistics of going back to school in the fall. In the mean time, here are some tips for developing good health

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A Chance to Learn

This video of children and young adult writers and poets is partially aimed at kids about 5 grade and older. Good listening for us adults, too. Kid Lit For Black Lives

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Laptop & Book Return

Hello families! Normally, as the school year ends you would have received a library account notice for you and your children. This year, we have delayed sending that out to allow more time to read and enjoy. We would like

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It’s Been a Rough Year…

…but we can still learn and grow together. OC staff has been working hard to make sure students and their families feel connected and loved with learning choices, check ins and virtual classrooms. Our PE teacher, Penny has collected COVID-19

Are You Ready?

Registration starts today! Soon parent meetings will take place! Plan on a few social gatherings! If it all seems too much, too soon come up the the library for a relaxing story or two. Librarians and helpers will be around

SUMMER READING!

Guess what! Your students(s) REALLY need to keep reading over the summer. Their brains will leak knowledge all summer! Reading helps to keep some of that knowledge inside their skulls. Here is some research done by Colorado Public Libraries that prove

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What’s Up

Don’t forget to take the Philosophy committee survey! Check your parent letter for that link! Wednesday 12/12 Day 2 of High School Information for 8th graders in the library. lunch- Waffles w/sausage or eggs Julian will be available in the

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After the Feast

Some information to help you get back into the swing of things next week: Monday- Lunch macaroni & cheese (all lunches have a vegetarian option, more info here) Tuesday- Lunch chili cheese fries A great opportunity to show your support

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This Spooky Week

On Tuesday Tina M’s class will be parading down the halls with their Book Floats at 9:00. Using scooters borrowed from Penny’s PE supplies, this class will be showcasing their favorite scenes from the books they are currently enjoying. Will

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Welcome, Dylan Thuras!

This Tuesday afternoon, the co-founder and creative director of the amazing internet rabbit hole, Atlas Obscura, will be visiting our school to talk to the middles about his new book- Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the The World’s Most Adventurous

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