Saintly Spotlight: Brock

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Willow

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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4th and 5th Grade Book Club: A Wrinkle in Time

    In a now infamous quote, Madeline L’Engle once wrote, “We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.” Last week, we put our talents to good use – creating a special celebration to help younger readers gets excited about a classic story that has been beloved for […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Spicer

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Cadigan

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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5th grade FABLab: Robots in the Wild

After the success of our Wild Robot Book Club during the 12 Days of Tech-mas, K-8 Computer Science Coordinator Kim Wilkens and I decided to collaborate on a FABLab experience for tech-savvy middle schoolers. We wanted to give them a time and space to experiment with robotics, find a building material and coding program that […]

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6th Grade Book Club: The Phantom Tollbooth

Welcome to the Lands Beyond! As a celebration of one of our favorite classic stories, The Phantom Tollbooth, 6th grade readers gathered in the library yesterday for a very punny and puzzling book club. Using student artwork, we split the library into Dictionopolis and Digitopolis. In Digitopolis, number lovers could test their skills with a round […]

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QUEST: Who Runs the World? Women in Leadership

It was a powerful semester in my Who Run the World: Women in Leadership Quest with Ms. Montague. We asked the girls to think about women in leadership roles – what do female leaders need to be successful? What could get in the way? What can we do to support other women and help the […]

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Fall in Love at First Line!

Looking for a little love this February? Then stop by the library to fall in love with a new book! There are two different ways to fall in love at first line. If you’re brave, go on a blind date with a book after reading just its first line, without even a peek at the cover. […]

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#IADWAYR – January 23, 2018

In today’s episode of #IADWAYR, 5th graders in Core 1 answer the question: It’s A Day, What Are You Reading?

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