|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
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
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
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.
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 BryteWave K-12 app from the iTunes or Google Play Store. 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 Google accounts are now active. Please be sure to take note of changed passwords.
Recent password changes affect student logins for laptops, Google, and Destiny. (library catalog) This will also affect passwords for ebook access.
Control what people see about you and your Google Account. Adjust your Google settings here.