Physical Science Lemonade Lab and Alien Juice Web Activity

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Today I enjoyed have Coach Nichols’ Physical Science classes in for a joint activity. Half the students completed a study in concentration level, solutes, and solvents in the Lemonade Lab. The other half worked in the computer lab on a Alien Juice web activity. Then, students switched to participate in the other activity. Thanks for your great behavior and those funny sour faces ;)!

 

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Teen Read Week is Coming! Oct. 15-19!!

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The CCHS Library is thrilled to announce its upcoming events for Teen Read Week 2012! This year’s theme is “It Came From the Library,” so our week will be filled with spooky and chilling treats! Everyone is invited to participate in all events; Books-a-Million gift cards will be awarded for the winners of the bookmark, short story, and costume contests. Other winners and participants will receive sweet treats!

All Week:

Very, Very Scary Bookmark and Short Story Contests: Design a spooky bookmark to illustrate this year’s TRW theme or write a very spooky short story. Entries must be submitted to Mrs. Nichols by Wednesday, Oct. 17. Entry forms and guidelines available in the library or from your skinny block teacher.

**Destiny Quest, Posterous, and Twitter campaigns: Create your DestinyQuest account with Mrs. Nichols or sign up to follow us on Twitter and Posterous and be entered into a drawing to win a prize on Friday

**Book Confession Submissions: Celebrate the 2012 “It Came from the Library” TRW by submitting a book review of the scariest book you have ever read and receive a sweet treat for your frightening confession. (Confession Forms in Library)

**Get Caught Reading: Bring your book with you to Skinny Block each day; We’ll Stop, Drop, and Read!

Student Booktalks: Each day during morning announcements, a student or faculty member will advertise a recent read to encourage others to check it out.

Daily Events 

Monday, Oct. 15 : DestinyQuest, Posterous, and Twitter account campaign focus; Check out a book from our TRW display and pull a Tootsie Pop from the Pumpkin

Tuesday, Oct. 16 –  ESL Breakfast w/ new books in Spanish, , Stop, Drop, and Read, during SB

Wednesday, Oct. 17 – “Bagels and Books” Teacher Breakfast; Very, Very Spooky Bookmark and Short Story Contest Submissions due to Mrs. Nichols Recognize Top 5 Patrons

Thursday, Oct. 18 –, Trivia: What is the scariest book you’ve ever read?

Friday, Oct. 19 –  “It Came From a Book” Character Costume Contest (judging during SB), Campfire Literary Lunch w/ S’mores; Winners of Contests announced

 

Congrats to Cade!

Congratulation to Cade, our winner of the “How Well Do You Know Your Facutly?” trivia. Thanks to all who participated. Watch here and on Twitter for exciting upcoming events for Teen Read Week (Oct. 15-19)!