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Scholastic Book Fair Under the Sea!

 Our 2nd book fair of the year will be here March 6-12, with our parent night on Wednesday, March 11 from 3:00-6:00.  A note with attached with a flyer with just a small selection of books that will be available will come home next week! 

We will accept cash, checks (made out to VCS), and credit/debit card (the adult whose name on the card must be present).  If you send money with your child, please put it in a sealed envelope with their name and their teacher's name on it!


Buffalo P.R.I.D.E. Workshop

We are presenting a workshop entitled Research and Resources at the Buffalo P.R.I.D.E. Workshop on March 3.  We hope you join us to learn what resources we offer to help your children with research projects!



School AR Point Update

As of January 31 , the Intermediate Center is at 24,418.1AR points!   Our goal is 32,000 points, so keep on reading...we know you can make it!



AR Home Connect

Just as last year, you can be able to check your child's AR information from home! 

The link to this site is:

You will use your child's log-in information for this site. 

AR Book Find

A valuable tool to help figure out if a book is AR is   Please note: not all books and quizzes listed on this site are available at our media center for testing. 

Parent PI Books

Good news!  We have added some new parenting books to our collection this school year!   The Elementary Media Centers offer the following books that you may read and take AR tests on for Informational hours.  I recommend  you read them earlier in the year as they can be hard to find the closer we get to May!  The new titles are listed first!

1-2-3 Magic (Spanish edition) by Thomas W. Phelan

How We Love Our Kids by Milan Yerkovich ***NEW***

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson ***NEW***

How to Talk so Kids Will Learn by  Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish ***NEW***

How to Parent so Children Will Learn by Sylvia Rimm  ***NEW***

Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

No Regrets Parenting  by Harley Rothbart 

Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber

The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman

1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan

Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline

The Way They Learn by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias

Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka 

These books are available at the media centers and at local public libraries.


Contact Information for Mrs. Lyon


4th & 5th Grade Center: (352) 259-6850

Intermediate Center: (352) 259-2300


Contact Information for Mrs. Bowersox


Primary Center: (352) 259-7700

Intermediate Center: (352) 259-2300

Media Center Acrobat(.PDF) Documents

October Newsletter-Intermediate Center -

Media Center Links

Association for Library Service for Children - Links to book-related websites
Authors - Children's Literature Web Guide
Book Adventure - Create personal reading lists and take quizzes
Dr. Seuss - Games and activities related to Dr. Seuss books
Magic Tree House - Lessons, activities and news about the Magic Tree House series
Yahooligans - Web guide for kids

Literal Translation