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The school libraries in the Waltham Public Schools now offer students and teachers with the opportunity to download eBooks from Overdrive. Students in grades 3-12 and teachers use their wpsnet login to check out the digital collection: http://library.walthampublicschools.org The collection is being developed to support pleasure reading. The elementary libraries have selected ebooks and audiobooks [...]
June 30, 2012 | Leave a Comment
Judi Paradis, Library Teacher at the Plympton Elementary School, has been elected president of MSLA. We are proud to have Judi’s leadership at the state level to advocate for school library programs. Click here for Judi’s bio.
May 30, 2012 | Comments Off
Again, over 100 volunteers worked in our school libraries this past year. Their roles are varied but the one thing all volunteers have in common is their efforts to provide the support required to run a library. Our library volunteers — and library paraprofessionals — all contribute to the strong teaching library program in the [...]
113 students in the English Language Learner Summer Enrichment Program and 87 students in grades 3 and 4 in the Summer Math & Literacy Program piloted the new Successmaker programs during the 4 week summer programs. The students in the English Language Learner Summer Enrichment Program used the Reading program and the students in grades 3 and 4 [...]