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AR Home Connect Update

Letters with the log in information for AR Home Connect will be coming home this week!  We are working feverishly to get them ready to go!

 

Mrs. Lyon and Mrs. Bowersox

 

Summer Reading

 Wow!  We had a lot of students participate in summer reading this year!  Those students who earned the appropriate number of points for their grade level with 80% comprehension or higher will receive a special recognition.   We will get them to the students as soon as possible.

 

 SSYRA

The winner of this year's Sunshine State Young Reader's Award program has been announced!  The winning book is Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  The list for 2015-2016 has been announced as well.  The list for 3-5 Grade students is:

 

 

 

2015-2016 Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books Grades 3-5

 

Athlete vs. Mathlete by W.C. Mack

 

Blast Off!  by Nate Ball

 

Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur

 

Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

 

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm

 

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton

 

The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy

 

The Hypnotists by Gordon Korman

 

Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Watts

 

Nerd Camp by Elissa Brent Weissman

 

Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen by Donna Gephart

 

Pie by Sarah Weeks

 

A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd

 

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

 

White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: https://Hosted220.renlearn.com/2352255/HomeConnect

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 www.arbookfind.com. www.arbookfind.com   Please note: not all books and quizzes listed on this site are available at our media center for testing. 

Parent PI Books

  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!  Please note:  you must have a student enrolled in the Elementary School to read and test on these books for PI time.  The media centers at the Middle and High Schools have books for parents of their students.

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

How We Love Our Kids by Milan Yerkovich

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

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

How to Parent so Children Will Learn by Sylvia Rimm 

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

E-mail: megan.lyon@tvcs.org

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

Intermediate Center: (352) 259-2300

 

Contact Information for Mrs. Bowersox

E-mail: karen.bowersox@tvcs.org

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