PAWS FOR BOOKS – NEW SCHEDULE

Hi, Big Shanty Families,

Due to the cancellation of this year’s Carnival our book fair has new times for Friday, 4/20.  See flyer below!  We still have 2 exciting family events.  Tuesday, 4/24 @ 2-5PM- GRAND EVENT (bring anyone grand for snacks, prizes, and fun activities) and Friday , 4/27 7:15-8AM – DADS & DONUTS (Moms welcome too!).

For more details go to our book fair website at: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/bigshantyelementaryschool

To download a flyer click Spring 2018 flyer-1prxnwp

 

MARCH LIBRARY LESSONS

During March students are learning:

  • THIRD GRADE
    • TEST REVIEW using Osmos & BeeBots (ELA, SS, Science, Math)
    • Recycling Sort with Osmo Masterpiece
    • Research “Which Plants to Attract Birds to our Sensory Garden”
    • Inferencing
  • FOURTH GRADE
    • TEST PREP using Osmos and BeeBots (Science, ELA, Math, SS)
    • Firsthand/Secondhand Accounts
    • Light Refraction Using Prisms
  • FIFTH GRADE
    • TEST PREP using Osmos and BeeBots (Science, ELA, Math, SS) 
    • STEM:  Research Watershed Erosion Control Solutions
    • STEM: Cells (Nearpod lesson)

MARCH STEM CHALLENGE: STRAW ROCKET

Using one wide straw,  one narrow straw, and one piece of tape can you make a rocket capable of traveling a long distance?  Come to the Makerspace and give it a try!

Remember to research first, design, test, and rebuild, retest!  Farthest flying rocket winner will be recognized on BSEN News!

EAGLENASIUM CHALLENGE #7: HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS

Congratulations to the 39 students who completed Challenge #6: Black History!  Students who completed at least 2 out of the last 3 challenges will be attending a Corn Hole Toss Game Party this Friday morning 7:15-7:50 AM! Prizes will also be give to attendees.  So, make sure you arrive at school on time!

This month’s Eaglenasium Challenge #7 is HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS.  Each grade level has a separate list of books from which to select, read, and record their reading minutes.  Obviously, the books are history related.  Some are nonfiction, others historical fiction, and others are biographies of people who significantly contributed to our country or world’s history.  So, login into Biblionasium, and get started today!

 

Your student ID now works like a Cobb County Public Library card!

It’s your very own Library PASS!

Are you looking for a good book to read? Do you need help finding information to finish your homework? Maybe you want to listen to an audiobook or stream a video. Well, you can do all of this as a student attending a Cobb County Public School, you already have a Library PASS (Public Library Access for Student Success) account. That means you have access to all of the Cobb County Public Library’s awesome resources, including 93 online databases, 18,659 eBooks, 7,270 eAudiobooks, and 430 streaming videos as well as over 600,000 books and other items.

A flyer with login information will be going home in Thursday’s folder.  For more information click HERE.