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Scholastic Book Fair This Week – April 25th and 26th!

Scholastic Book Fair IS COMING!  April 25th and 26th At the library!circle_book_fair1

February is Black History Month

In the library, classes have been studying Black History month. In particular we have been learning about the Underground Railroad; famous abolitionists such as Harriet Tubman and heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. For more information, the following website is very informative:

https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/black-history-month.html

Author Michael Kusugak visits Westridge during Literacy Week!

OCTOBER READING LOGS DUE NOVEMBER 15TH!

WESTRIDGE READS!

October 23rd is National School Library Day. Due to this being a Professional Development Day for our district, at Westridge we hosted a D.E.A.R. (DROP EVERYTHING AND READ) event today, October 24th in recognition of this special day!

After a read aloud over the PA by Mme Papapanagiotou and M. Kane, students, teachers and staff read in the halls, in classrooms and some even assembled outside. Everyone had fun!

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR SEPT. 20TH & 21ST!

The Westridge Scholastic Book fair runs September 20th and 21st from 12:15-12:55 and 1:45-5:00.

Come and check out all of the new fall titles!!!

RED CEDAR TITLES AVAILABLE IN OUR LIBRARY!

The titles this year are:

Come in and check them out at the Westridge Library!

audrey camp_outlook dunces_rock escape_from_tibet finding_grace how_to_save_a_species if its_catching outside_in patient_zero rocket_blues seven_wild_sisters take_shelter tastes_like_music the_cat_at_the_wall the_chinese_head_tax the_elevator_ghost- the_night_gardener the_swallow very_last_drop why_we_live zomboy

 

 

 

 

RED CEDAR PROGRAM

The Red Cedar Program runs from November until April every year and is open to all intermediate students (Grades 4-7).

Other information:

  • All books nominated are written by Canadian authors
  • Voting happens in April, 2016
  • Winners are announced in late May
  • To be eligible to vote, you must read a minimum of 5 titles

For more details about Red Cedar, visit: https://www.redcedaraward.ca/bookcase/fiction/

REMINDER: Reading Club Passports are due November 10th!

The Westridge Home Reading Club began October 13th.  Passports for the month of October are due in to the library by Tuesday, November 10th.

Westridge Reads!

On Monday, October 26th, Westridge celebrated National School Library Day with a D.E.A.R. (drop everything and read) event.  It was a huge success!  Way to go Westridge students and staff!