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Welcome!

Welcome to the SMS Media Center page! :)

My name is Jenna Thompson. This is my 15th year at St. Mary's. For several years I taught math and science, however, this is my second year as the school media specialist!

I see K-5th grade students once a week for library and technology skills. I will work closely with junior high teachers to provide assistance with projects and offer plenty of book checkout opportunities. I will also see junior high students daily for those who signed up to participate in the Wonder Novel Study.

My goals are to help students foster a love of reading, to gain knowledge and for pleasure, provide students with materials and services to support and extend classroom learning, model how to access and process literary information, and continuously grow in technological skills.

I look forward to a great year with your child! Please email me with any questions! :)

HOW DO I LOG INTO MY GOOGLE CLASSROOM?

1. Go to Google.com.
2. Login at the upper, right-hand corner using your school email address and password.
3. Click on the waffle icon (9 dots) in the upper, right-hand corner.
4. Click on the green and yellow icon that says "Google Classroom."
5. Click on your class!

CHECK TO SEE IF YOUR BOOK IS AR TESTABLE AND CHECK YOUR AR PROGRESS FROM HOME!

AR BOOK FINDER

AR HOME CONNECT

AR PRIZES!

AR prizes are passed out at the end of each quarter. Keep reading and taking AR tests to earn more points!
 
5 points~bookmark
10 points~pencil
15 points~stress ball
20 points~homework pass
30 points~ice cream pass
40 points~dress day pass
50 points~5 minutes of extra recess
60 points~ 5 points extra credit on ELA assignment of choice
70 points~hot chocolate or popsicles at lunch
80 points~raffle ticket for $15 gift card to Chick Fil A
90 points~raffle ticket for $25 gift card to Amazon
100+ points~raffle ticket for $50 gift card to Books A Million
 
At the end of the year, in K-3rd grade, the top two students in each class with the highest points will earn popcorn/movie in the library. The top two students with the highest points in 4th-8th grade will earn a lunch out at Mellow Mushroom. 

SEARCH FOR BOOKS IN OUR LIBRARY!

SMS ONLINE CATALOG

Jenna Thompson- Media Specialist

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