Eura Brown Elementary

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256.549.2980

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Jana Brewer – Media Specialist – 256.549.2980

jbrewer@gadsdencityschools.org


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Library News

Enchanted Forest Book Fair

Book Fair week begins with our coin drop for All for Books next week. Please read the information below carefully for all the details.

Coin Drop : Nov. 5th-8th

Monday – Pennickel Day (pennies and nickels)Book Fair - Nov. 8-16

Tuesday – Dime Day

Wednesday – Quarter Day

Thursday – Dollar Day (this will also be a preview day for those that sign up to volunteer to come shop before everyone else)

Friday – Opening Day (10:00-1:00)

*All money raised will be used to purchase books for the classroom library in each teachers classroom. Scholastic Book Fairs® then matches those monetary donations with a donation of up to $1 million in books from The Scholastic Possible Fund, which distributes books to children through organizations such as the Kids In Need Foundation, Reader to Reader, Inc., and the National Center for Families Learning.

By working together, we can help connect kids with more books than ever before.

Regular Shopping Hours are 10:00-1:00 daily

Monday, Nov. 12th – No School (Veterans Day)

Tuesday – Book Fair Shopping Day

Wednesday – Book Fair Shopping Day/Enchanted Forest Photo Booth Day

Thursday – Book Fair Shopping Day/Thanksgiving Luncheon for K & 4th*/Family Night for all*

* Guest are welcome to come and shop the Book Fair after enjoying their Thanksgiving Lunch. Family Night will begin at 3:00 pm and will end promptly at 6:00 pm. Our Kindergarten class will be presenting at our PTA program that begins at 6:00 pm. THE FAIR WILL NOT BE OPEN AFTER THE PROGRAM. Please remember to sign in under your guest homeroom teacher so that they will be rewarded bonus points for you attending.

Friday – Closing Day of Book Fair (10:00-12:00)

If you would like to help out in anyway with the book fair. We would love to have your help. We need volunteers to help decorate, set up the fair, work as a cashier, restock books, and help pack the fair up on Friday. Be looking for the sign up to go live or contact Mrs. Brewer.

Introducing myON

The City of Gadsden has purchased a subscription for our school system for myON, an online library/reading resource. Each student has a login to use that gives them access to almost 6,000 books. That is simyON Reading Subscription Info.mply an incredible resource for our students. There are no extra parent subscriptions required, like other online reading resources that are available. Students will be given suggested titles based off of an interest inventory they will complete on their very first log in. They will also complete, periodically, short assessments that test their reading level. This will adjust the recommended titles to those that are best suited for your reader. There are NO grades attached to this reading… just a resource that allows you to watch your child’s reading progression over a period of time. You can access this via the web or if you have an

 


Online Resources

Please note that these links will take you away from this site to another 3rd party website.

Alabama Virtual Library – online research resources can be found using this amazing online tool.

PebbleGo – Emergent Reader Research Solution for K-2nd Grade (school username and password needed for use of some of the databases)*

AR Book Find – Look up books to see if they have an AR quiz or look up the quiz number or other AR information.

Scholastic Book Wizard – Find and level books with Book Wizard. Plus, get booktalks, lesson plans, author sutdies, videos and discussion guides.

Merrian-Webster Word Central – Online dictionary/thesaurus with games.

Kid Rex – Kid safe search engine.

Safe Search – Kid Safe Search engine

Schooltube – View educational videos made by teachers and students.

Accelerated Reader (AR) Home Connect – Check student goals and personal bookshelf information. (username and password needed)*

GPL – Check out all that the Gadsden Public Library has to offer!

World Book Online – Access to the online World Book Encyclopedias. (school username and password needed)*

Common Sense Media – 21st Century Media Skills

Copyright – Copyright laws for school use..

BrainPop– A trusted learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects. (school username and password needed)*

Think Central – A website dedicated to supporting the math instruction that is taught in the classroom. (school username and password needed)*

Pearson Success Net – A website dedicated to supporting Reading and Science instruction that is taught in the classroom. (school username and password needed)*

Pearson Realize – A website dedicated to supporting Reading and Science instruction that is taught in the classroom. (school username and password needed)*

Epic! – Digital Library for kids 12 & under.

myON – Digital Library plus so much more!

*Please contact Mrs. Brewer for the username and password


Helpful Parent Resources

PayPams – Convenient way to pay for school meals and services.

Code of Student Conduct – GCS online copy of the CSC.

Student Handbook – GCS online copy of the student handbook.

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