Vote For Your Favorite Harry Potter Character Winner

Hagrid is the winner by 1 vote!

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After The Zombie Apocalypse A Dewey Decimal Story

Before Halloween, Class 6 English visited the library to review the library’s Dewey Decimal system. Class 6 acted out the information in the presentation before putting their knowledge to the test by placing books on a subject in the Dewey classification system. Great job Class 6 English!

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Who’s Your Favorite Harry Potter Character

We have a very exciting election happening in the library. Library Club has decided it is time to vote for your favorite Harry Potter character. The finalists are Hagrid and Bellatrix. Tune in November 7th to find out the winner!

Harry Potter Election – Vote for Your Favorite Character

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Class 6 Amazing Race Library Edition

This year Class 6 World Cultures visited their library the first day of school and competed in the Amazing Race Library Edition to become familiar with their Middle School library.

Library Orientation

The Race begins

The Race continues

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Book Fair 2018

This year Elise Broach was our Book Fair author. Class 6 English students read Shakespeare’s Secret.

Elise Broach speaking to the Middle School about creating books

Elise Broach teaching a writer’s workshop to Class 6 English


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Banned Books Week September 23 – 29

Can you guess the grade the students are in that are reading banned books?

Guess who is reading a banned book?

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Celebrating Summer Reading

Can you believe it is November? We are having fun in the library! Look at the way we celebrated summer reading in the Middle School.  

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Book Spine Poets

Class 6 students came to the library to create poems using book spines! This is always one of our favorite collaborations with our English teachers. The students did an excellent job as book spine poets!

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Celebrating Our Star Readers!

The SJS Middle School Library celebrated our top library patrons from this school year with our annual Class 6 Star Reader Celebration!

15 of our students joined us for a fun Chick-fil-A lunch in the library. We took photos for the library READ posters to be displayed next school year and hosted a raffle for free books!

Class 6 girls who love books!

Raffle winners with their new books!

Thank you to our Class 6 Star Readers for your love of reading!

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March Madness 2017!

It’s March Madness again in the St. John’s middle school library!

We’re having a competition among the most popular books in the library. We ran a report to see which books and e-books were checked out the most this school year, then created a bracket with 8 of our top books.

This year’s contenders are:

  • Big Game by Stuart Gibbs
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • Matched by Allyson Condie
  • Confessions of a Murder Suspect by James Patterson
  • Zac & Mia by AJ Betts
  • An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  • Throne of Glass by Sarah Maas
  • Mark of the Thief by Jennifer Nielsen

Our voting box and ballots are in the library. Come in to vote for your favorites all throughout March!


Stay tuned for each week’s results!

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