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Award Winning Children's Books
In early late January each year the American Library Association announces the newest winners of the prestigious Caldecott and Newbery Medals, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Awards, the Theodore Suess Giesel Award, and the Coretta Scott King Award.
These awards are chosen by committees of librarians, educators, publishers, and even students. Books are chosen for their excellence in writing, artwork, the powerful messages they portray, and their popularity among children. By choosing award winning books to read with st...
New Spanish Books in the Library!
Our Spanish Librarian, Ms. Dorcas Aybar, has placed on display several of our new arrivals. These reflect the Carol Morgan Schools commitment to providing a fully-integrated bilingual education for its students. Plus, they are great reads! Come check them out!
Exhibition of Dominican Geography
Ms. Carmen Gil’s Dominican History class displayed mock-ups of the major mountain ranges which crisscross the country. Other students were able to view and comment on these projects throughout the week.
E-Books Available soon!
The Library Staff is hard at work getting our new e-book system, OverDrive, ready! Starting this Friday you will be able to check e-books out from anywhere in the world to read on your e-reader. It’s a great way to have summer reading with you anywhere you go.
In 2009 the Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, described the summer learning loss as devastating... a 'summer slide' of reading loss that compounds with each summer. A study of 1600 sixth-graders in 18 schools showed that reading just 4 - 6 books over the summe...
KINDERGARTENERS VISIT CMS WORKSHOP
CMS kindergartners had an adventure to the CMS Woodshop since they have been learning about construction and tools. Seeing these tools in action allows for our students to better understand their uses as well as acquire English language more effectively. It was very exciting to be able to take advantage of the school resources and be part of these significant learning opportunities that take place around us. Thanks to Maintenance for sharing with our students!
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HELPING HANDS ART EXHIBIT
The Fine Arts Department hosted the annual Helping Hands event on Thursday, May 3. This yearly occasion at CMS is another way that we as a community support local community service organizations by auctioning off students' artwork--elementary, middle, and high school--they have created over the past year. Fundación Futuro Posible is the benefactor of our efforts this year. Congratulations to the Fine Arts Department on a very successful Helping Hands Art Exhibit. Pictured above are various elementary school...