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06/02/2020 MCPS MyON Summer Reading Challenge: Reading Is an Adventure
The MCPS 2020 myON Summer Reading Challenge is here – Reading is an Adventure with myON. Marion County Public Schools encourages students to read over the summer and take advantage of the 6,000+ books on myON. Students can log in through their MCPS student desktop portal or by downloading the myON app on any tablet.
The challenge runs June 2 - August 9.
- The top five K-2 students with the most minutes read will receive an interactive STEAM-inspired prize.
- The top five 3-5 students with the most minutes read will receive an interactive STEAM-inspired prize.
The winning students will be entered to win one of two Kindle Fire e-Reader Tablets.
In addition, families are encouraged to continue engaging with our district’s “Community Reads!” initiative by visiting www.marionschools.net and “Look for the Book.” For the month of June and July, “Community Reads!” will offer grade specific, engaging activities and opportunities for children and families to stay connected to learning while still having fun this summer.
05-18-20 Summer Enrichment: Adventure Awaits
This summer, elementary students are invited to participate in an online enrichment opportunity to keep learning happening and their minds engaged! The theme is “Adventure Awaits!” Students and their families will embark on a new adventure each week, beginning June 15 through July 9, including the exploration of outer space, diving deep into the world’s oceans, telling stories with castles and dragons, and experiencing the Great Outdoors! These online opportunities include activities for K-2 and 3-5 students and there will be both online and downloadable options for families to utilize at home.
05/06/20 SSYRA and SSYRA Jr. Winners Announced
The Florida Department for Media in Education has announced this year's winning books for the Sunshine State Young Reader Award and the Sunshine State Young Reader Award Junior. To see which books won, click on the links below to watch the announcement videos. Do you agree with this year's winners? What was your favorite SSYRA or SSYRA Jr. book?
SSYRA 3-5 https://youtu.be/uQiNxhC44U0
SSYRA Jr. K-2 https://youtu.be/ALjH0xBf1jA