Library Books and News Archives

2018

  • June

    2018 Summer Reading Challenges

    For the summer of 2018, we challenge the MS Students to expand their reading horizon by reading books from the SUMMER READING RECOMMENDED LISTS or from their local libraries and bookstores that achieve three goals.   Students who report back to the MS Library in the fall that demonstrate meeting all these goals will receive certificates and gifts.  Details of the challenge and an example are: 
  • April

    MS Book Fair

  • March

    Author Jason Reynolds speaks with Dalton Grade 8 student

    Authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely Inspire Grade 8 Students

    For the past month, Grade 8 students have been reading and discussing works by authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Along with their own individual works, the authors co-wrote the award-winning All American Boys that deals with police brutality from the alternative voices of the victim, Rashad, and a witness, Quinn.  Jason spoke honestly about his experiences as a black man from an economically disadvantaged community while Brendan talked about learning to recognize the privileges - and responsibilities - he has as a white man in this country.
  • Impactful Author Visit with 8th Grade

    On Monday, February 26th, award winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely visited with all 8th grade students and held two discussion sessions. 
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