Author Archives: MJanavicius

WORLDWIDE WESCOTT BOOKMARK CONTEST WINNERS!

The bookmarks were SO cute this year we couldn’t pick just one from each grade – we picked one winner from each class! See below for pictures of the winners! We will announce the winners on MONDAY, so don’t tell your … Continue reading

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Oh So Funny October!

It’s time for the next stop on our World of Genres tour! This month students are encouraged to read a humorous book for “Oh So Funny October!” The book can be fiction or nonfiction, as long as it makes them … Continue reading

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New Maker Space

New Maker Space starting MONDAY: Build with Keva Blocks Students will become engineers as the build with the new Keva blocks I purchased over the summer! REMINDERS: Please only send 2 students from your class at a time so there is enough … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2019

Have you ever read Harry Potter? Captain Underpants? Because of Winn Dixie? Charlotte’s Web? June B. Jones? Hop on Pop? How about Harry Potter (which was just banned at a school in TN for depicting “actual curses and spells.”) ⁠Then guess what – you have read a book that … Continue reading

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International Dot Day!

This week in library we will be talking about International Dot Day as it relates to having a growth mindset.  Each grade level will discuss The Dot by Peter Reynolds and complete a creative project in celebration of the day.  Look for student Dot … Continue reading

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Maker Space Opens Monday!

The Library Maker Space is open for business starting Monday! I will review maker space rules and book care with all grade levels next week. One of our book care rules is to use a bookmark instead of folding the … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to school! I am so happy to be back as the librarian at Wescott for my 5th year.  Last year was so much fun, and I have even more fun planned for 2019-2020! Library lessons: All grades will … Continue reading

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All-School Read for Worldwide Wescott!

To go along with our theme of Worldwide Wescott, we have purchased New-York Times best-selling picture book, All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold for every classroom. I placed copies in teacher mailboxes yesterday and we will have 5 additional copies of the … Continue reading

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Summer is Here!

It has been a GREAT year in the Wescott Library! Thank you to everyone who made this a year of learning, growing, and reading! Don’t forget to read some books over the summer! If you are looking for books to … Continue reading

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Wescott Library Year in Review

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