Bushland School Libraries News, Book Reviews, Class Projects, Tech Tips, and More!

Fall 2018


The Elementary School Scholastic Book Fair is coming soon: November 9th and Nov 12th - 16th, 2018. Book Fair hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm and on Tuesday the 13th from 5:00-8:00 pm, closing on Nov. 16th at 12:00 pm.

Thank you to the Bushland Elementary PTO for their generous donation to the school library. Mrs. Gover was able to purchase new print books and eBooks, students chairs for the listening centers, and library supplies.

Book Clubs

(Top left, bottom) Sixth grade Book Club students in Mrs. Stephenson's advisory period read and discuss the novel, The House with the Clock in the Wall by John Bellairs. During the 1st 6-weeks, students took turns bringing snacks and enjoyed spiced tea and hot chocolate. (Top right) Students participating in the high school Book Club read and discussed the novel, Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Book Reviews & Trailers: Students and Staff

Classroom Collaborations

(Left) High School teachers learn about BreakOut EDU boxes by competing in a challenge during inservice week. (Middle) PE students complete a series of physical and mental challenges to open the BreakOut EDU boxes (Right) Mrs. Parkhurst's students solve clues about the solar system to open the BreakOut Edu boxes.
(Left & Middle) Book Spine Poetry: Mrs. Hayden's English III AP students create poems using the titles of library books. (Right) Coach Rose's students participate in a Book Tasting to select a book for their 6-weeks book project. Students read from several genres during four minute rounds to discover new reads.

Tech Tips

TexQuest offers premium digital resources for K-12 students in Texas Public schools. Resources include full-text magazine and E-books, articles from reference books, newspapers, and journals, videos, images, audio files, historical materials, and web links.

View both Private and Public Destiny Collections. If you or your students would like to create new Destiny Collections, please contact Paula Schwertner, paula.schwertner@bushlandisd.net

Explore the library websites or visit your campus librarian to learn more about library resources and services. You can also follow us on Twitter @BushlandLibrary


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