48 HOURS Only – Donate to Books on Bikes and Make a Difference!

Maybe you’ve heard of Books on Bikes before. Just maybe. After all, I’ve mentioned it once or twice. Or three times. Or… maybe a few more than that. But if you’re new here (Hi, St. Anne’s-Belfield families!), you might not know about this ragtag band of librarians determined to save the world using books, bikes, and […]

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Spring 2016 Book Fair Scholarship Essays

It’s that time of year again! Our Spring Book Fair is in full swing, and we are collecting donations to make our Book Fair Scholarships for this fair a success. Each year we raise hundreds of dollars to fund scholarships for hard working students that can’t afford to purchase books from the Book Fair. This […]

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This Month in Photos: 9/25-10/30

WHAT A MONTH. October is always a busy month at Johnson, but this month feels like it has been our busiest yet! From special guests and reading events to Creepy Carrots and engineering tools, October has been a blur. Take a look at some of the amazing things we’ve been doing in the Learning Leopard […]

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Student Spotlight: Gloria

This morning live on the Johnson morning announcements, I shared the winner of our Spring Book Fair Raffle. Just in case you forgot about all of the awesome stuff up for grabs, here’s a little reminder: Tickets were on sale all last week at the Spring Book Fair, and thanks to shoppers like you, raffle […]

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Last Day for the Spring 2015 Book Fair

Today is the last day to shop at the Spring 2015 BOGO Book Fair! Stop in before 3:00 this afternoon to get great books at great prices. While you’re here, don’t miss your chance to buy a ticket for our Spring Book Fair Raffle – you could win a big basket of games, toys, books, […]

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Student Spotlight: Laniyah

Welcome to a new series for the Learning Leopard Library blog – Student Spotlight. Check out Student Spotlight posts to learn more about some of the students that make the Johnson Elementary School Library so awesome! Today’s spotlight is on Laniyah, a Johnson second grader. I’m not exaggerating when I say that Laniyah is one […]

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Coming Soon: Spring BOGO Book Fair!

Update (5/15): Did you catch the error on the flyer? Please don’t come in for make up shopping on Monday, May 25th – the school will be closed! Instead, make-up shoppers can stop by the book fair on Tuesday, May 26th to get their shopping on. The Spring BOGO Book Fair and is almost here! […]

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2014 Winter Book Fair Scholarship Grand Prize Winners

This year, thanks to generous donations from Johnson staff and families, we were able to fund more than eighty Book Fair Scholarships for deserving Johnson students. A Book Fair Scholarship provides students with financial assistance to purchase a brand new book of their choice from the Book Fair. This experience provides students with more than just […]

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Friday Photo: And the winner is…

Congratulations to the winner of our Ultimate Summer Reading Kit – Lucy, a fourth grade student! I hope that you love your prize! This kit included more than 20 books, games, and toys, guaranteed to keep students happy and entertained over the summer! Popular fiction titles like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck and […]

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Book Fair Scholarship Essays

Johnson Elementary School is a community of very active, very passionate readers. (Our 300 students in grades K-4 checked out more than 19,000 books between September and May!) The Spring Book Fair is an amazing opportunity for students to purchase quality books to take home and read over the summer. But there is one major […]

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