EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER

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    Media Center Hours | Circulation Policies | Find It Fast! | Activities | Mission Statement | | Scholastic Book Fairs| Eagle Eye News Show |
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    Welcome
    Welcome to the Evergreen Elementary Library Media Center website. Click a link above to get started. If you have any questions, ask Ms. Tyler or send me an e-mail by clicking the contact button below. We hope you enjoy your visit!

     

    Evergreen Elementary Media Center's theme is Super Readers!

    THERE'S A SUPER READER INSIDE ALL OF US!!!! 

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    Parents check out MORE READING TIPS by clicking on an image below! 

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    Book Fairs
    Your Reading Partner
    Please watch for flyers and announcements in the newsletter. 

     

    Media Center Hours

    7:15 a.m- 2:40 p.m.

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    Circulation Policies

    1. Each student in Second through Fifth grade may check out two books for as long as one week.
      Kindergarten and First grade students may check out one book for as long as one week.
      Kindergarten students leave their library books in their classrooms. Students in First through Fifth grades may take their books home
    2. Students may renew a book for an additional week.
    3. There are no fines for overdue materials.
    4. Students may not check out any materials if they have overdue, lost or damaged books that have not be returned or paid for. 

     

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    Find It Fast! Study and Research Help

    Find It Fast! provides one-stop info shopping for literacy and research resources any time, any place.

    Find It Fast! offers central access to multiple resources including:

    • Destiny (an online library catalog)
    • ProQuest (a reference database for research information)
    • Sunshine State Young Readers Award books
    • Florida Teens Read books
    • Various other resources.

     

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    Activities

    • Eagle Eye News - Our studio televises live announcements Monday through Friday beginning at 7:45 am. Student recognition is featured. Students operate the entire show with supervision from the Media Specialist. The crew consists of anchors, camera and sound technicians, announcers, video mixer, and assistants.
    • Accelerated Reader - A computerized reading program which allows students to take tests on books and earn rewards as they reach goals. Computers for AR testing are set up in the Media Center, as well as, each classroom.
    • Sunshine State Young Readers' Award - Each year Florida chooses 15 books to be on the Sunshine State list. This program is open to all third through fifth grade students. Students must read 3 books from the list to be qualified to vote for the book they like best. To earn more prizes, students read more Sunshine Books. Check out the new list for 2009-2010 at www.myssyra.org!
    • Sunshine State Book Bowl - Students must read at least 12 Sunshine State books and pass the AR tests with a 80% or higher to qualify for the Book Bowl try-outs in April.
    • Book Club for Fourth and Fifth Graders meets Wednesday afternoons.
    • Book Fair - Evergreen Elementary hosts a Scholastic book fair twice a year. It provides the opportunity for students to purchase books that they can keep, as well as, raise funds for new books for our Media Center.


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    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Evergreen Elementary Media program is to ensure that the students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. This is accomplished by providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats; by providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas; and by working with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of individual students.


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    Kids' Rules for Safety on the Internet

    Students of all ages are enjoying the Internet, so it is crucial that parents and guardians be aware of the risks their children will face. The following suggestions are my recommendations for safety online. For more online safety information, for activities for practicing online safety with your child, and for contracts and guidelines please visit SafeKids.com. You may also request SafeKids information by calling 1-800-843-5678.

     

    Evergreen Elementary School Media Center would like everyone to remember:

    1. Information online is not private. Never tell anyone online your last name, your phone number, where you live, or where you go to school.
    2. Never e-mail a picture of yourself to a stranger.
    3. If you see something that makes you uncomfortable, don't look around or explore; get your parents or teacher instead.
    4. Never make plans to meet Internet friends.
    5. Never open an e-mail, file, or Web page from people you don't know.
    6. Never give out your password, except to responsible adults in your family or a teacher.
    7. Never visit sites that offer special prizes, contests, or games. These sites may be trying to get your personal information or get money from you.
    8. Always follow family and school rules for the Internet. Rules are there to make sure you stay safe.
       

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    Scholastic Book Fairs

    • Oct. 10th - 14th Online orders Oct. 13th - 27th


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    Eagle Eye News Show

    • Our morning news show will air each day during the morning at 7:45 a.m.
    • Students will work on the show throughout the year.
    • Students learn how to use a video camera, how to use the sound board and switcher, how to speak into a microphone, how to write a script, and how to act while on TV.
    • The purpose of our show is to let the school know about daily and future happenings and schedules. If your class is doing something special, let Mrs. Adams or any news crew member know, and we will try to feature your class on the show!
    • We look for students who have the following qualities:
      • Positive attitude
      • Responsibility
      • Teamwork
      • Good attendance
      • Good grades


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    Sunshine State Young Readers' Award

    The NEW list is available online for the SSYRA 2018-2019 books for 3-5 and 6-8. Click here for this year's exciting selections!

    The Sunshine State Young Readers' Award program presents fifteen books chosen each year by a committee of Florida librarians. They are chosen for their quality and appeal, and represent some of the best in children's literature today. Students in grades 3 through 5 are encouraged to read at least three of the books, so they can vote for their favorite. Every year, the author of the book with the most statewide votes is presented with the Sunshine State Young Readers' Award.

     
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    FRA Children's Book Award

    The FRA Children's Book Award is a program sponsored by the Florida Reading Association and is for students in Pre-K through second grade. Students read or have read to them eight quality books, and then vote on their favorite book. The votes are tallied at the state level, and the author of the winning book receives recognition.

     

    Students in PreKindergarten, Kindergarten, first grade and second grade have the opportunity to read or listen to recent literature that is considered the best in the state.


    Below is the complete list of nominees:

    • FRA Book Nominations
    • Grades PreK - 2


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    Quick Links


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