Congratulations to Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team for their outstanding performance at Saturday’s region tournament. The competition was held at the University of West Georgia. Competitors included (back to front, left to right) Cecilia Wang, Maya Topiwala, Anjali Chareddy, Varun Krishnaswamy, Snehal Kancharlawar, Arya Oak, and Lena Song. Next up: The team will compete in […]
It’s February, Raiders, and love is in the air. Let us set you up on a blind date–with a book! Spread your reading wings. Try a new genre. You might just find your perfect match.
Congratulations to Walton’s reading bowl team for their awesome performance at the Cobb County competition on Saturday at Kell High School. The team dominated the contest, taking away a first place trophy. They plan to compete at the region tournament at West Georgia on Saturday, February 9th. Way to go reading Raiders!
Did you know that reading for fun can actually reduce stress? According to the University of Minnesota, “Many of us take this simple act for granted, because we have so much ‘required’ reading in our daily lives.” Your Walton library has SO many great new books available. We hope you’ll take the opportunity to drop […]
Happy Holidays, Raiders! We hope you have a restful, relaxing break. See you in the new year.
Check it out: Faculty & staff book club. Off the shelf: Scholastic Book Fair benefits students. #HOLIDAYREADS: Grab a book before the break. Be sure to check out issue 13 of your Walton Library Link (click for functional hyperlinks). For previously published issues, go to the For Teachers tab above.
Our student book club has had SO MUCH FUN this semester reading and discussing everything from John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down to our most recent selection, Radio Silence by Alice Oseman. Be sure to mark your calendars for our year-end pizza party. We will de-stress over board games and conversation. Join us!
Our first faculty and staff book club meeting was a great success! Many thanks to Liz Manguno for coordinating snacks. Attendees enjoyed delicious orange sherbet floats to honor Roy’s childhood memory of the ones his mother made him. It was nice to see everyone and to share perspectives on Tayari Jones’s thought-provoking novel, An American […]
Our info center overflowed last week with giant pens, Harry Potter journals, children’s books, and YA fiction–thanks to this year’s Scholastic Book Fair. And we loved seeing the smiles the fair sparked in our students and teachers. Thanks so much to everyone who supported this year’s event–from our library ambassadors who assisted in setting up, […]