News from the Library
St. Mary students have been awarded a Certificate of Achievement from Scholastic
for ‘reading and contributing 49,101 minutes toward the 2015 Scholastic Summer
Reading Challenge!’ Students who participated and returned their completed forms
from the library received a coupon for a free meal at Golden Buffet. Keep up the good
Coming in December, just in time for Christmas shopping: Scholastic Book Fair!!!
More information will be posted in the weeks ahead.
We will celebrate National Teddy Bear Day next week in the Library.* This day is
celebrated each year on October 27th, the birthday of President Theodore Roosevelt, for
whom the Teddy Bear was named.
Students may bring in a Teddy Bear next week on their regular Library Day. The
bears will be tagged with the owner’s name, and put on display in the Library. We will
be reading bear stories (with a Halloween theme of course!) and enjoying some Teddy
Grahams. We will also learn a few things about Teddy Roosevelt.
If your child chooses not to bring a stuffed bear, s/he may draw a picture of a Teddy
*Library Standards include ‘participate in library media center activities and reading celebrations.’
Mrs. Walsh, St. Mary School Librarian