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2017 Reading Challenge

I am very excited to announce this year’s Awtrey Reading Challenge. The READ bracelets you are given for the 1st month’s prize will allow you to receive other prizes throughout the year! 1. Read 2. Fill out our online survey 3. Do this 3 times per month (the last calendar day of the month). Each […]

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Summer Fun in the CLC

Did you know that the CLC is open four Wednesday’s during June? Well, we are!  Students who will be attending Awtrey next year is welcome to attend. High Schoolers can come for volunteer credit. Younger siblings may come as long as an adult stays with them. We have a lot of fun…and you don’t want […]

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Summer Reading 2016

Last year I wrote an article about Summer Reading and how parents can help their students maintain during the summer and not slide backwards. Here is a link to the article if you would like to read it again. I still believe that it is important to promote reading with students, not just during the […]

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BOGO Spring Book Fair

Come and support our CLC and save money on your summer reading books as well! We are having a BOGO Book Fair in the CLC March 28 – April 1 in the mornings during homeroom and during lunch time. Parents are welcome anytime during the day to shop for their children (or themselves…cookbooks are also […]

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Book Fair

  As children anticipate the coming holiday season, looking forward to the shiny lights and holiday traditions… we I get that same way with our annual Book Fair! I love this time of year! The crispness in the air, the silver carts arriving and taking up space in the CLC…and the books…books and more books […]

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Summer Fun in the CLC

For the second year, we will be open during the summer! This year, we will be open every Wednesday in June from 10 am until 12 pm. Here is our schedule for the summer.   Middle school parents can drop the student off and return by noon to pick them up. If a younger sibling […]

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The Importance of Weeding Books in a School Library

Weeding! Most people think of weeding as being on your hands and knees in a garden, and yanking out the ugly growth that will eat away at your beautiful plants. Weeding in a library is pretty much the same thing! Although in a garden, the weeds grow spontaneously (although some may disagree) and in a […]

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MakerSpace Lab Info and January Design Contest

We are up and running with the MakerSpace Lab and our 3D printer. Thank you to the wonderful donors and the Awtrey Foundation for supporting this project! We are happy to announce that Cobb County has approved us to use Inventor Professional 2015 as our design software. Here is a link that you can choose […]

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Internet Safety for Students

Last month, just before Thanksgiving, Megan Bell and I delivered a lunch and learn for parents “How to Keep Your Children Safe Online.” After meeting with PTSA, and Mr. Crawford, it was decided that this presentation needed to be presented to teachers, and a different presentation for students. On Monday, the teachers participated in the […]