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Welcome to the Primary Media Center Where We Are "Riding The Waves To Great Books"

 

 

SUMTER COUNTY LIBRARY CARD DRIVE   

April 12-18 is National Library Week.  To celebrate, we have teamed up with the Sumter County Public Library for a library card drive!  Students who do not have a public library card from Sumter County have an opportunity during the month of April to sign up for a card. The card gives students access to all the resources available at any public library in Sumter County. You do not have to be a resident of Sumter County to apply for the card. Parents can fill out the application and return to your child’s classroom teacher by April 17th or you can take the application to any Sumter County library.  Summer is fast approaching and our public library system is a great resource for you and your children to use during the summer months. The link to the Sumter County library is listed here if you want to check it out.  If you need another application it is located at the bottom of the page as a PDF. http://.sumtercountylibrary.org 

Thank you,

Karen Bowersox

Media Specialist

 

 

                                                                AR Update!

We did it!! Our kindergarten and first grade students have earned an amazing 20,000 plus points. We encourage everyone to keep on reading to see just how high we can go this year. We have earned a Field Day full of fun set for sometime in May. This events takes many volunteers so look for volunteer sign-ups soon!

 

 

 

 

                                           Scholastic Book Fair is Coming Soon!

                                                        April 27- May 1st

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You Gift: Free ebook!

 

Enjoy a free download of “Open a World of Possible” from Scholastic: read stories about the joy and power of reading, which includes over 100 essays from literacy leaders, researchers, teachers, and authors.

                                                                                                                        www.scholastic.com/worldofpossible

 

                                                    

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: http://www.tvcs-ar.org/RenaissanceServer/HomeConnect/Login.aspx

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

 

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 infomational 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!

How We Love Our Kids by  Milan & K ay 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 Magia  by Thomas W Phelan Ph.D ***NEW***

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. Please note: some of these titles may not be available at the 4th & 5th grade center yet, but will be very soon!

 

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

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2013-2014 Book Fair Purchases - 2013-2014 Book Fair Purchases
April Newsletter - April Newsletter
Library Card Application - Library Card Application
Parent Night - Parent Night

Media Center Links

Arthur - A site devoted to Marc Brown's Arthur Books
Character Education - Character First
Character Education - goodcharacter.com
Character Education - Discover Zone
Character Education - Character Counts
Character Education Resources - Scholastic
Character Education Resources - Follett Library Resources
Robert Munsch - A web site filled with stories and poems by children's author Robert Munsch
Sunlink - Online access to our media collection
The Children's Literature Web Guide - Links to awards, authors and other information


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