Mission StatementThe Elkhorn Public Schools provides a student-centered curricula in which the media program plays a central role in preparing students for life-long learning in the 21st century.
 
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  Welcome to the Media Center


Please click on the 
About the Media Center link for more information about the library, 
library hours, and general policy information.

Julie Hartman, Library Media Specialist

Lynn Holthaus, Library Assistant


6th Grade Read and Feed




8th Grade Science 

Problem Solving - Critical Thinking - Collaboration


Sphero Challenge Course


Teen Tech Week




April Henry Visit


 







S.T.E.A.M. in the Library - Sphero Robots



December Read and Feed





October Reading in the Dark



QR Code Book Trailers



6th Grade Read and Feed - Spring 2015


Former EMS students and published authors 

visit with current EMS students



Former EMS student Andrew Aulner and his recently
published book, The Bully Buster
Andrew's homepage: http://www.andrewjaulner.com/


Brandon Bauer, former EMS student with The Hidden Myth
Brandon's homepage: 
http://www.heroesoflight.com/home.html

Listening to excerpts from the books


Magic at the library






Library Events and celebrations

National Banned Books Week September 25 - October 1

Fall Scholastic Book Fair - October 11-13 and 17-19

Teen Read Week - October 9-15

National Friends of Libraries Week - October 16-22

Picture Book Month - November

International Games Day - November 19

Computer Science Education Week - December 5-11

Scholastic Book Fair - February 7-10 and 13-16

Read Across America Day - March 2 

Teen Tech Week March 5-11

Digital Learning Day - March TBA

Freedom of Information Day - March 16

School Library Month - April

Drop Everything and Read - April 

National Library Week - April 10-16



 

The 6th Grade Read and Feed was held Thursday, May 5th. Check out the fun pictures below.


Golden Sower Winners Announced:


Young Adult Winner:
Stung by Bethany Wiggins

Young Adult Honor Books:
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau 

The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

Intermediate Winner:
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

Intermediate Honor Books:
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I by Alison Hart, illus. by Michael G. Montgomery

Congratulations to Abby V. for wining the first ever Sphero Programming Challenge. There is a picture of the Challenge course below and a Sphero in action. Watch for a new course and a new Sphero Challenge next year.

March 7th-11th was Teen Tech Week. Various activities were available in the library after school. These included building a web page using HTML, drag and drop programming, Sphero robots, computerless programming with an Ozobot, and creating original music with Garage Band on the iPads.

On Thursday, March 3rd, April Henry visited EMS. April's grade level presentations included information on her writing process, her research experiences, and ideas for young writers. About 34 students also participated in a writing workshop. Many thanks to April for a great day! Check out the pictures below.

Congratulations to Anna M. 
 
and 
Jacob H.
 for being our first readers to read all 20 of the Golden Sower nominated books.

Books nominated for the 2015-2016 Golden Sower Award can be found under the Reading Links tab.


The EMS Library provides access to more than 500 ebooks.

Check out and read EMS ebooks on a Chromebook with the Go-Follett Chrome extension. Or, read ebooks on your mobile device with the Destiny Discover app. Need more help? Check out the How Do I link beneath the banner or download written instructions here.


During 2nd and 3rd quarter, HALE students received enough introductory information on HTML and CSS to build a simple web site. Learn to build a web site or practice your HTML/CSS skills here

Student login information has been given to all students for their EMS accounts. These include Google Apps, Moodle, AR, Destiny, (library) PowerSchool, and online textbooks.

Control what people see about you and your Google Account. Adjust your Google settings here.



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