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WELCOME TO THE MEDIA CENTER!


Edgewood Junior High School Library/Media Center
Library Assistant: Mrs. Grubb
7:15am - 2:30pm
The drop box, located to the right of the library entrance, is available before and after hours for returning materials.
 
Please use desk book return during regular school hours (7:15 - 2:30). 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

The mission of the Edgewood Junior High Media Center is to create an environment in which all of our students are encouraged to become life-long learners and capable users of technology, information, and ideas. Our aim is to help students become young adults who can access, evaluate, and interpret information by providing a well balanced and rich collection of print materials and databases. Our Media Center fosters an environment that embraces reading for pleasure as well as for knowledge.
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NEW ADDITIONS!
 New titles have been added to your EJHS Library! Be the first to check out one of the 
"new additions". Something for everyone! 

 

News:

Free Book Give Away! 
 Five lucky EJHS students will be selected to receive a free book of their choice. "How do I become one of those five students?" you ask. Just read an AR book, take the corresponding quiz, pass with a score of 80-100%, and you will earn an entry for the drawing. For every book you read and successfully pass the quiz, you will receive another entry form.  Five names will be pulled and those five students will be given the opportunity to select a book of their choice. Get going! Read, read, read! Earn as many entries as you possibly can!


Students: We Your Help!

Box Tops for Education                                                            Start collecting the  Box Tops for Education. Students donating 5 box tops will receive an entry for a chance to win a $20.00 gift card. To increase your chances of winning, collect as many box tops as possible. Ask your grandparents, neighbors, relatives, fellow employees of family members, etc., to help you gather box tops.  Perhaps you'll be the next $20.00 Gift Card Grand Prize winner!!


Check out the 
BTFE Website to learn more!

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MCPL--School Online Access Cards



Renaissance
Rocking Reader Rock Stars
of 2017 - 2018 

-  AR points leader
 - top reader
 - most box tops donated
 - 8th-grade class AR points leader                                                                              -    - 7th- grade class AR pointsleader
 - 6th-grade class AR points leader

                       Andrew Luck Fans                                                               Below is a link for the Andrew Luck Book Club. He recommends Rookie for kids and Veteran for adults. He hopes to post new selections every month. His website offers Q&A and book discussion via social networks. Don't miss Andrew's introductory video
                     
Andrew Luck Book Club(click here)

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

Great News! EJHS met their goal of $2500.00 in sales. The final total was $2913.77! Therefore we will hold a BOGO Spring Book Fair. Thanks to you for your super contribution., The students are super excited about the upcoming BOGO Scholastic Book Fair coming in April! 



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Accelerated Reader:

 

Would you like to take an Accelerated Reader (AR) quiz? Now there are TWO ways you can do so!
1.  Click on this link to access the website from any device: https://hosted355.renlearn.com/123477/
                                                           2.  Students can now access the AR quizzes by going to the junior high homepage.                                                                                                     Hover over Students and choose student information.  Click on Renaissance Learning, and begin your quiz.
 FYI: Students can only access Renaissance Learning during regular school hours: 7:30 - 2:20.
A list of AR books can be found by clicking here.




      Educational Resources:
                                      World Book Online is an excellent research tool. Access by clicking here!                                      Use RBBCSC for your username and password.


                                                                           

Box Tops for Education Celebration 2016 - 2017

                                                                         


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        Mrs. Atkinson holds the winning entry for the BTFE drawing!                                                            Loren Carter receives the Grand Prize of two $10.00 gift cards for                                                                                                                                                                                   winning the BTFE drawing,        
                                      

Young Hoosier Book Award 2016 - 2017 Pizza Party.

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Reading five of the Young Hoosier Books and successfully taking the corresponding quiz,
earned students an invitation to 2016-2017 school years' YHBA pizza party. Pictured are Allison Waldon,
Annie Bledsoe, and Amelia Mercer. Continuing around the table is Mrs. Atkinson, Tabitha Henderson
Adia May, and Mrs. Grubb. A 'superlicious' time was had by all! Hope you can join us next year!



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Edgewood Junior High School Vision Statement

At EJHS we promote: Creativity, Optimism, Learning, Togetherness, Success, in a united effort to provide all students with social, academic, and real-world skills.

Edgewood Junior High School Mission Statement

Edgewood Junior High School is a disciplined environment dedicated to developing lifelong learners.