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Programs

  • SLAM Showcase

    SSYRA Jr Grades K-2

    SSYRA Grades 3-5

    SSYRA  Grades 6-8

    Poetry Jam Grades 6-8

    Digital Citizenship

Announcements

  • Book Recommendation or Request for Lutz K8 Media Center

    Use the link to recommend or request a book to be added to the Lutz K8 Media Center.

    https://forms.office.com/r/UhBJqiN7h4

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  • Read and Earn

    Read a SSYRA book, complete an activity, and earn Brag Tags!!  Collect 5 - Spin the Prize Wheel, 10 - Win a Fidget, and ALL 15 - earns you a free lunch with Mrs. Davis at the end of the school year.

    Brag Tags

     

    Brag Tag Activities:

    Complete one activity to show your knowledge of the book.  Turn into Mrs. Davis for your Brag Tag of the book title you completed.

    • Create an art piece that connects to the book. Write a sentence about what is happening in your picture.
    • Write a 3 to 5 sentence summary about the book, include the problem.
    • Draw or Write the story structure elements: Characters, Settings, Problem, and Resolution.
    • Write a letter to the main character about how you would solve the problem in the book.
    • Create a 1 minute or less video about the book. Email to Mrs. Davis at Kimberly.davis@hcps.net
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  • Monthly MyON Challenge 

    2023-2024 Reading Challenges-at-a-Glance

    Below are the district wide reading challenges planned for the year.  Click on the Challenge Title for more information.

     

    Encourage your child(ren) to participate for great prizes!

     

    Dates

    Challenge

    Sept 15 – Oct 15, 2023

    Hispanic Heritage Month Digital Read-In

     

    November 13 – 26, 2023

    Gratitude Reading Challenge

    Dec 23, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024

    Winter Break Reading Challenge

    February 1 – 28, 2024

    Black History Month Digital Read-In

    March 9 – 17, 2024

    Spring Break Reading Challenge

    June – July, 2024

    Summer Reading Challenge

     

     

     

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About the Media Center

  • Library Hours

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    7:10am - 3:10pm 7:10am - 3:10pm 7:10-3:10pm 7:10am-3:10pm 7:10am - 3:10pm

    Policies

    • All students are encouraged to visit the library to checkout at least once per week.
    • Middle School students are welcome to check out books in the morning before the first bell.
    • First through Eighth grade students can check out 2 books for 2 weeks.
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten check out one book during their weekly library class.
    • Books can be renewed.
    • Middle School Students should complete their assigned task on a pass.
    • eBooks are available for check out on Axis360 using your student number.
    • All students have a Hillsborough County Public Library (HCPLC) card.  With the child's student number, they may use all the services provided by HCPLC. 
    • Lost or Damaged books cost: $10.00

    Procedures

    • Check with your teacher to obtain Media Center passes.
    • Students should return to class five minutes before the bell for the period.
    • Students can use assigned computers to complete assignments.
    • Each Middle School student who enters the Media Center should have a pass unless it is before  school.

     

    About Your Library Media Specialist

    Hi I'm Mrs. Davis, your Media Specialist.  I've been in Hillsborough County since 1999, after I graduated from USF.  In my 20+ years with the district I have been a Classroom Teacher, Reading Coach, Academic Intervention Teacher for Reading, an Exceptional Student Education Teacher, and a Media Specialist.  My goal is to help students find a love for reading.  I look forward to meeting you & learning together in the library!

Resources

  • Virtual LIbrary & Catalog

    Axis 360 Grades K-5

    Axis 360 Grades 6-8

    myOn

    Canvas