Mission Statement: The 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.
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
Teen Tech Week March, 2017
Preparing for school-wide election
6th Grade - October Reading in the Dark
2016-2017 Spelling Bee
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
Congratulations to Megan, Esher, Alyssa, and Mallory for winning a Scooter's gift card from the middle school AR Reading Challenge.
The EMS library will host a Teen Tech Week March 8-15. Just some of the opportunities will include creating a mobile app, a Sphero Chariot (programming) race, drag and drop programming, including Scratch, creating a web page with HTML, advanced programming concepts with Sphero robots, green screen / video editing, creating video book trailers, and more. Look for sign-up sheets to be posted soon.
Thanks to all who generously supported the Scholastic Book Fair. The EMS library looks forward to adding many titles to its collection within the next few weeks.
Level 1 of our Sphero Robot Programming Challenge was completed December 21st. Congratulations to Dylan W. for winning the Level 1 Challenge. Level 2 will begin sometime after break. Almost 90 EMS students tried their hand at programming, including almost 300 individual sessions. Pictures are posted below.
On October 28th, 6th grade students had fun with a "reading in the dark" activity. Check out the picture below.
Thanks to all who generously supported the Scholastic Book Fair. Proceeds from the fair will be used to purchase additional teacher and student requested titles.
Congratulations to Trayton for winning the book fair treasure hunt. Trayton was the first one to collect all pieces of the treasure map and solve the final clue.
A huge congratulations to Zoe Z. for winning first place in the district-wide Spelling Bee.
We have a growing number of student pictures on our Golden Sower wall. Be sure to look for our section of Golden Sower nominated books for the 2016-2017 school year.
Books nominated for the Golden Sower Award can be found under the Reading Links tab.
20-5-2016 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
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
EMS students now have access to a single sign-on app called Class Link. Once set up, students will be able to sign in with their Google credentials and be automatically logged into some frequently used sites such as AR, Moodle, and PowerSchool.
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.
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.