Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team came in second place in Saturday’s Regional Competition at the University of West Georgia. Next up is the Divisional Competition on March 7 where they will compete against the top teams in the state. Congratulations team! Pictured here are the team members who competed and Coach Mrs. Costello.
Saturday afternoon at South Cobb High School Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team won first place in the Cobb County competition! The Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl (HRRB) is a quiz bowl style competition where students buzz in and answer questions about books they have all read. High school students read all twenty books nominated for […]
All the twists and turns in Alice Feeney’s Sometimes I Lie kept us guessing during our first Faculty and Staff Book Club meeting of the school year. We enjoyed delicious treats and a great discussion. Thank you to everyone who voted and participated! Look for an email in January with more info on our Spring […]
Our media staff and volunteers have been busy all week setting up for the Scholastic book fair! We hope you will join us to shop the book fair Monday, November 18 – Friday, November 22. We’ll be open for business any time the library is open all week. Pick up something new to read over […]
Show your love for the Walton Library by purchasing a peace, love, books t-shirt or tote bag. T-shirts now available in gray or red! Drop off your order form and money in the library; all orders must be turned in by November 5. Shirts will be delivered by November 15. Click here for order form. […]
The Information Center Ambassadors are off to a great start this year! As Information Center Ambassadors (ICA), our goal is to encourage student learning and provide leadership and community service opportunities through promoting Walton’s library resources. ICA members have a strong passion for helping the community and sparking a passion for reading in others. Look […]
More than 850 freshmen and sophomores got to know the Walton Library this fall and learn more about Silent Sustained Reading (SSR). What is SSR? Simply put, it is recreational reading or reading for pleasure. Many Walton lit teachers have embraced SSR and are offering uninterrupted blocks of class time for students to read books […]
There was a lot going on in 2018-2019! Read all about it in our annual report.
Congratulations to senior Ralph Liu, our Walton Library Patron of the Year. This year Ralph borrowed a whopping 86 books from our library. Thanks, Ralph, for your continued library love. We will miss you next year!
The 2019 Beach Book Giveaway is now underway, and we have over 1,000 free books just waiting to be read! Be sure to drop by your Walton library to check it out. A big THANK YOU to Walton’s band, Half Price Books, and the many individuals who donated items for this year’s giveaway. #SUMMERREADING #FEEDYOURBRAIN