LES students are encouraged to read or hear 3 or more books from the Sequoyah Children’s Choice Book Award Book List and share about these books with either their classroom teachers or librarians. Afterwards, they vote on their favorite book and visit the library for a reveal party where they learn which book won for LES, IES and the state of Oklahoma!
Student teams from LES and IES will read from a list of 30 books in preparation for a competition to be held in March. The school site competition will be held in the Meadow, Wed., March 6, 2019. The 5th grade will begin at 8:30am. The 4th grade will begin at 1:30pm. The parents of the team members are invited to the competition.
The winning 4th and 5th grade teams will compete against the winning teams from IES at the YPS Administration building on Wed., March 13, 2019.
Ringo Blackout and Camp Read S'More
What do great stories and reading in the dark have in common? LES students when they read 9 books and share about those stories with their teachers or librarians! After they finish reading, they are invited to to hear a spooky story, read in the dark with a flashlight, and chow on a snack. They can even bring their own blankets or pillows! However, the deadline is approaching fast! All books must be shared by Feb. 1, 2019!
LES Welcomes Darleen Bailey Beard!
Coming Thur., Feb. 7, and Fri., Feb. 8, award winning children’s author, Darleen Bailey Beard! Not only will she describe how she became an author, but she will present writing workshops inspiring each LES student to express themselves through the written word while developing individual works of art!
Writing stories and designing games go together like PB-n-J! Soon 12 lucky students from each pod will get to discover the joy of developing games based on their own stories. To kick this Bloxels EDU club off, children’s author Darleen Bailey Beard will have lunch with these students to get their creative juices flowing. For LES students to be considered for this club, they will need to fill out the application below or submit a paper form to their teacher by Feb. 1, 2019. Let LES student pens become the paint brushes!