Dear Parents and Guardians,
The middle school Scholastic Book Fair will begin in the EMS library the week of November 4th and will be open during the day from 7:45 – 3:45 Monday through Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to noon. It is a “books only” fair however there will be posters and small STEM kits. Profits from the book fair go directly to the library and we appreciate your support!
If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up using the Google Doc link and I will be in contact with you. 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. are the busiest times. Other times of the day can be slow.
The full time frame is listed below:
- Monday and Thursday- November 4th and 7th at 7:45 am – 3:45 pm
- Wed. — November 6th at 7:45 am – 2:00 pm
- Friday – November 8th at 7:45 am – noon
Contact Information: Carole Renca firstname.lastname@example.org or 802 – 864- 8487 x41109
Thank you very much!
A special thank you to EMS parent Glynnis Fawkes for donating her latest YA graphic (biography) novel, Charlotte Bronte before Jane Eyre to the library! Beautifully crafted with writing that is accessible to middle school readers, this graphic novel of Charlotte Bronte’s struggles and achievements is something youth can relate to today! Thank you Glynnis!
Health classes are learning about brain science and this Friday afternoon, they started creating fidget tools in the library/makerspace. The question they as are, ” Do fidget tools help kids focus better? Try making your own!
Youth Participatory Action Research or YPAR is an innovative approach to positive youth and community development in which young people are trained to conduct systematic research to improve their lives, their communities, and the institutions intended to serve them. YPAR is a process of learning and action – research is done not just for the sake of it but to inform solutions to problems that young people themselves care about. At Edmunds Middle School YPAR is used by students that want make a difference for our school community. We are committed to redress the marginalization experienced by students in our school community due to racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, ableism, and other forms of oppression.
The EMS Afterschool brochure and registration form will be available on Friday, September 6th.
Sept. 3rd: Morning Homework Help Begins
Sept. 16 – Nov. 8: Session 1 (8 weeks) No Afterschool Sept 26th & Oct 18th