Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2016 Battle of the Books!
Dunnellon High School won 1st Place
Belleview High School & North Marion High School tied for 2nd Place
Thanks to Erin Darmody, Jason Pfriender, and Stephanie Stover for building a team at their school to participate in the Battle of the Books. All the teams were well prepared and the students had an excellent time.
Special thanks to Erin Darmody for organizing the event and to her Principal, Mr. McAteer, who attended and supplied the pizza. Thanks also to all the staff at the Headquarters’ Library for acting as judges, timekeepers, scorekeepers and cheerleaders. It was nice to see teams working together to figure out the answers to some really difficult questions. Way to go DHS!
Congratulations to all the 2016 Elementary Book Bowl Teams!
Ten teams advanced to the semi-finals where single elimination rounds were played. Everyone did an awesome job and the scores were very close.
Congratulations to Eighth Street Elementary for winning 1st Place & Marion Oals Elementary for winning 2nd Place.
Special thanks to Terri Robinson for organizing the event. Thanks to Debbie Pace, Susan Dunn and Hilary Dunston for organizing lunch.
Sunshine State Young Readers AwardThe Sunshine State Young Reader's Award program is a program Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Association for Media in Education. This reading program is a motivational program for students in Grades 3 through 8. It is designed to entice students to read high interest, contemporary literature for personal enjoyment.
Florida Teens Read ProgramFlorida Teens Read Program is a list of 15 books chosen by a committee of 13 School Librarians specifically used to engage and reflect the interest of high school students. These books are chosen to represent a variety of genres, format, reading levels, viewpoints, and cultural perspectives.
FRA Children's Book Award ProgramThis program was designed by the Florida Reading Association to encourage young students in Grades K through 2 to become enthusiastic about books.