Library News

Summer reading challenge – Library News

Looking for ways to promote holiday reading? Registrations for the Summer Reading Club will open 1 December 2017. Students are encouraged to participate and supercharge their summer by celebrating sports, games, technology and team spirit. Participants can take part online or by visiting their local library. Children will be able to post book raves, pictures
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Library News – return dates

End of year return dates – reminder: Special thanks for your assistance with end of year book returns. Prompt return of items assists the library team as we assess and prepare resources for the start of next year. Please note that items lost or damaged beyond repair will incur the full replacement cost. If items are
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Library News

End of year return dates (P-12): Term 4 is flying by and it’s time to start planning our end of year procedures. Please note the following dates below for end of year book returns. Prompt return of items is expected and assists the library team as we prepare resources for the start of next year. Please
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Rebecca Johnson author visit

Rebecca Johnson, author of the best-selling Juliet, Nearly a Vet series and the winner of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prize for teaching Primary School Science visited the College recently. Rebecca ran sessions with the Prep – Year 3 classes and shared her narrative writing process, igniting the students’ imagination with storytelling and drama activities. Just
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Library News – author visit

Primary Author Visit Reminder On Monday 9 October author Rebecca Johnson, winner of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prize for teaching Primary School Science will be visiting the College to run sessions with our Prep – Year 3 classes. Rebecca is the author of the ‘Juliet – Nearly a Vet’ and Vet Cadet series, the Steve Parish
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Year 5 students shine in the Library

We have some Year 5 students to shout about! This term the Year 5 classes took part in Literature Circles during their iDiscover library lessons. During the unit students selected a novel to read and were placed in groups to discuss their novel at weekly LC meetings. Each week students had the opportunity to lead
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Library News – The Great Escape

Last week, teams of Secondary students competed in the first ever ‘Escape Room’ Challenge as part of celebrating Book Week and its theme of ‘Escape to Everywhere’!  This competition combined the cleverness of comprehending quirky riddles together with solving a number of challenging word and number puzzles.   Students in small teams had to ‘break
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Library News – Book Week

We are thrilled to share the photos of our Book Week events in this issue of the Eaglet. The theme for Book Week 2017 was ‘Escape to Everywhere’. During Book Week we held our annual Secondary Character Day and Primary Book Week Parade, where an amazing array of book characters came to life. We were
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Book Fair thanks

This week we hosted our annual Scholastic Book Fair. Special thanks to those that attended our ‘Reading Rainforest’ and the many students who went ‘wild for books.’ Every year our College community comes together to promote reading, books and lifelong learning and your attendance and support are greatly appreciated. Your investment and donations will help enrich
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Library news – Book Week

Book Week celebrates Australia’s most influential children’s literary awards event, the CBCA Children’s Book of the Year Awards. On Friday 18 August the Book of the Year Winners will be announced in the lead up to Book Week. Fifteen tireless volunteer judges representing all States and Territories read over 440 entries for this year’s Book
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