Yesterday afternoon we had a tea for our volunteers. Mrs. Demian and I took the opportunity to tell our volunteers how much we appreciate their time and support. We have had wonderful year, and we look forward to another great year in our learning commons.
Through a partnership between Get Georgia Reading – Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and myON, all educators, librarians, students and parents in Georgia have free access to thousands of enhanced digital books available in myON through August 31, 2018.
To get started with myON:
· Go to www.myON.com and click the myON login button.
· Enter the following login information
· School Name: Get Georgia Reading ( Note: Do not cut and paste, instead start typing “Get Georgia” and select from the drop down menu.)
· Username: cobbcounty
· Password: read
· Click the Sign In button and select a book to start reading!
Yesterday Ms. Brizzi and Ms. Cota-Hobbs visited Ford to talk about the Summer Reading Program. They are from West Cobb Regional Library. Each grade level visited the learning commons to learn more about the fun activities at West Cobb Regional Library and the Summer Reading Program. For more information about West Cobb Regional Library, visit http://www.cobbcat.org/venue/west-cobb-regional-library/
For information about the Summer Reading Program visit https://www.cobbsummerreading.com/faq.html.
Would you like to watch videos of astronauts from the Space Station reading children’s books? Visit http://storytimefromspace.com/library/ to see the video library. Click the link to watch the video, and to read a description about the book.
Auditions for anchor positions will be held May 8th. The other positions do not require an audition.
News Team applications are available in the learning commons. They are due April 25th.
Please use the following link if you would like to volunteer at our book fair.
NEW digital payment option for students: eWallet! Now you can send your child to shop the fair cash-free! You must create an eWallet for each student; accounts cannot be shared or transferred. Visit our Book Fair Homepage to learn more and to create an account. We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.
(Information from www.Scholastic.com)
Two rangers from the National Park Service, Jake Boling and Anthony Winegar, visited Ford today to share information about the different regions in Georgia, national parks in Georgia, and their careers. To learn more about the national parks in Georgia, visit https://home.nps.gov/state/ga/index.htm.
For information about Kids in Parks, visit https://www.nps.gov/kids/index.cfm.