Thursday, September 15, 2016

Welcome to back to a new year at the Uniacke District School Library and Riverside Education Centre School Library.

I am please to welcome all new students to participate in the library/media programs at both schools.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Annual Spring Book Fair at REC

book fair imageThe fair is coming!
May 30-June 3, 2016

Enter our online pre-fair draw to win a $5.00 book fair gift certificate.
You must be a Riverside student to win.
Draw to take place on May 27th.

Scholastic Book Fair Draw

Thursday, March 24, 2016

2016 Teen Reader's Choice Award Nominees

The ten nominees for this year's CCRSB Teen Reader's Choice Award have been announced.  I've compiled a Youtube playlist of book trailers for the nominees. You can find it at the link below.

2016 Playlist

Copies of the books are available to Grade 7, 8 and 9 students and staff at REC and UDS.  Drop by and browse the selections.  Read the books and choose your favourite during the voting period in May.

The list includes:

  • All the Bright Places
  • Belzhar
  • The Crossover
  • Everything, Everything
  • Greenglass House
  • The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • A Mad, Wicked Folly
  • Nimona
  • The Thing About Jellyfish
  • We Should Hang Out Sometime.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Book Fair

Thank you to everyone who helped make the book fair a success. We fell just slightly short of our goal but were still able to acquire nearly $1100 worth of brand new materials for our school library. Students will enjoy borrowing and sharing these new resources.

Our book fair poster draw winners were:

Sydney H. 6-G
Arielle L. 7-C
Dawson W. 3-W
Marissa M. 4-F
Becca M. 8-A
Melissa K. 4/5-O
Zoey B. 2/3 T
Meagan P. 6-G
Abigail L. 6-C
Bailey P. 6-C
Alyssa K. 4/5-O
Jaxon C. 2
Simone B. 2-L

Congratulations also to Ella B. and 1-C, the winners of our $25.00 family event prize.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

2015 Fall Book Fair

It's coming, it's coming to the LIBRARY...

See our schedule below:

First preview day is Tuesday, Nov.24
Second preview/buying day is Wednesday, Nov. 25
Third buying day is Thursday Nov. 26.
Parent buying Thursday evening 5:30-6:30pm (contingent on volunteers)
Parent buying Friday during parent-teacher (also contingent on volunteers)

Thursday, October 22, 2015

100 YA Books That Make You Proud to be a Canadian

The CBC has produced a list of 100 young adult books that their editors feel should make you proud to be a Canadian. How many have you read?


Monday, October 19, 2015

Students at Riverside Education Centre in Milford and Uniacke District School in Mount Uniacke accurately predicted the re-election of incumbent Scott Brison in this years Student Vote. Student Vote is a program that gives students the opportunity to vote in parallel with the Federal election to give them a taste of the democratic process. Check out the full results of the schools' polls at the link below.

Polls link