Battle of the Books
by Susan Waterworth
Secondary Librarian

Students have checked out Kindles loaded with the books needed to compete in the first Secondary Library Battle of the Books. Some started reading over the break and report enjoying the books so far. There are 20 books included in the Battle and some team members plan to read all 20, while other teams are dividing the titles amongst themselves so that each team member becomes the expert on four titles. That is a bit of a gamble, however; the more the merrier in attempting to answer questions about each book when the Battle itself occurs on March 1, 2017.

 

Stuart Stotts Artist-in-Residence Visit Feb 6-9
Sayyora Tairova and Susan Waterworth
TIS Librarians

We are excited to let you know that during the week of February 6-9 TIS will be hosting Stuart Stotts, storyteller, musician, and author. Mr. Stotts will be leading artist-in-residence experiences for students in elementary, middle and high schools. Author visits inspire creativity and imagination and we are thrilled that Mr. Stotts will offer this opportunity to TIS students.

Watch this space for the detailed schedule of events and information for the visit week!

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