NEVADA READING WEEK -February 26th -March 2nd
Nevada Reading Week is a week-long celebration of literacy and books! Check out some of the EXCITING events that will be going on at Ruby Duncan this week.
* Book Fair
Our Spring Book Fair will be at Ruby Duncan from February 23rd- March 1st. Come check out the latest books! Don't forget that when you purchase 2 books, you receive a raffle ticket for a basket of reading prizes!!!
* Author Visits
Luke Anderson, the author of Hockey Penguin, will be visiting the 4th and 5th graders.
Gary Hogg, the author of Spencer's Adventures and Charlie Bacon, will be visiting all of the students.
* Our 8th annual Booknic will be held on Thursday, March 1st. Come eat lunch with your child in the courtyard and read books! The Book Fair will be open for families to shop during this time.
Pre-K: noon K- 11:00 1st- 11:30 2nd- 11:35
3rd- 12:15 4th- 12:10 5th- 12:40
* Book Swap
Students can bring in up to 10 gently used books from home. They will swap them with "new to them" books.
* DRESS-UP DAYS
The dress-up days are based on some of my favorite picture books. Dress up and show your school spirit. Students and staff will receive a raffle ticket each day that they dress up.
Monday, February 26th- How I Became a Pirate Day- Dress up like a pirate!
Tuesday, February 27th- Mix it Up Day- Wear your clothes mismatched and inside out!
Wednesday, February 28th- Caps for Sale Day- Wear your favorite hat. If you purchased a Nevada Reading Week T-shirt, please wear it with your favorite hat.
Thursday, March 1st- Goodnight Football Day- Wear your favorite sports jersey or T-shirt.
Friday, March 2nd- Llama Llama Red Pajama Day- Wear your pajamas
* Reading Challenge
Students have the opportunity to complete a reading challenge. Please initial the boxes of the items that were completed at home. Each student that completes 50 points or more will receive a raffle ticket to win a prize!
If we don't have a book that you want, don't worry! Check out the public library for any books that we may not have available. The Aliante Library is the closest library to our school.
Hours of Operation
The Library Media Center at Duncan Elementary School is open from 8:35 a.m.- 3:05 p.m.
Students are encouraged to come to the library to utilize our services during the open times. Students may come to the library to return and check-out books. They may also come to use the computers for research or any other educational purpose.
Miria Shain Joan Davis
Teacher-Librarian Library Aide