News and Notes

Virtual Book Club!

posted Mar 26, 2020, 8:36 AM by Kristen Shook   [ updated Mar 26, 2020, 8:36 AM ]

We're going to give a virtual book club a try today, Thursday, Mar. 26, at 2:45.  Email Mrs. Shook at kshook@portageps.org if you'd like to participate!

The Bookfair is coming!

posted Sep 11, 2019, 10:23 AM by Kristen Shook

The Scholastic bookfair will be taking place September 16-20, 2019.  The fair will be open daily from 7:30-3:00, as well as during our Open House the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 17.  Come browse new books and find some new reading choices!

March is Reading Month 2019!

posted Feb 18, 2019, 6:25 AM by Kristen Shook   [ updated Feb 18, 2019, 7:50 AM ]

We are looking for your input for an activity for MIRM 2019!  Please fill out the following:  2019 March is Reading Month survey.  Thank you!

Welcome!

posted Sep 4, 2018, 10:02 AM by Kristen Shook

Welcome to the new 2018-19 school year!  Be watching for news about upcoming Maker Mania dates, Book Club, and Battle of the Books!

Battle of the Books Competition

posted Apr 16, 2018, 5:52 PM by Kristen Shook

Both of our WMS teams battled fiercely against one another, but in the end, The Flying Pages swooped in for the win!  They will compete against teams from NMS and CMS on May 2.  Congratulations to all of our participants on your hard work and dedication to Battle of the Books! 

READ-O final week!

posted Mar 15, 2018, 7:42 AM by Kristen Shook   [ updated Mar 15, 2018, 7:43 AM ]

This week is your final opportunity to turn in a READ-O card!  Click here to complete the survey about how we can improve the WMS library. Either finish a card you've already started, or get a new one from Mrs. Shook or Mrs. Jarvis in the library.  Good luck, WMS Readers!

March is Reading Month READ-O Update

posted Mar 13, 2018, 8:22 AM by Kristen Shook

Here's the link you need for the purple March is Reading Month sheet.  Click here to fill out the survey about what books adults you know liked when they were younger.

March is Reading Month READ-O

posted Mar 1, 2018, 12:27 PM by Kristen Shook   [ updated Mar 1, 2018, 12:32 PM ]

It's here, it's here!  March is Reading Month, one of our favorite times of year!  Stop in the library or see your ELA teacher to get a READ-O card for a chance to win books and other awesome prizes.  One of your first choices is to tell us 3 of your all-time favorite reads.  You can do that here!  You can also submit your survey of 5 people and their favorite books here.

March is Reading Month

posted Feb 27, 2018, 6:45 AM by Kristen Shook

March is Reading Month is almost here!  Be watching the announcements and this website for details about how you can turn your reading into some fun prizes!

Book Club

posted Feb 27, 2018, 6:44 AM by Kristen Shook   [ updated Feb 27, 2018, 7:58 AM ]

Book Club is back!  Our next meeting will be Tuesday, March 6 in room 607.  Hope to see you there!  This year, we're discussing the following books: Ghost by Jason Reynolds; Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier; Moo by Sharon Creech; Pax by Sara Pennypacker; The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall; Snow White by Matt Phelan; When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin. Read one, or read them all!

1-10 of 16