2019

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How Books are Brought to Children Around the World

How Books are Brought to Children Around the World

As part of a fundraiser,  the SOCES PTA asked for  “Precious Moment” teacher donations to be raffled at “Ladies Night Out”. I donated stories about libraries for six friends. This week, Tuesday, June 11, 2019,  I will meet with James and friends to share the book titled, Biblioburro: a true story from Columbia. Although not […]

Cup Song

Cup Song

The Cup Song burst onto the scenes after being featured in a popular Youtube video and in the 2012 movie, Pitch Perfect. Originally an old-timey country ballad, Miss Me, is now a trendy song used to create “Cup Song” videos. With our 2nd grade students moving on to 3rd grade and our retirees moving on to explore other interests… I thought it […]

I’m Bored!

I'm Bored!

Just when a little girl thinks she couldn’t possibly be more bored, she stumbles upon a potato who turns the tables on her by declaring that children are boring. But this girl isn’t going to let a vegetable tell her what’s what, so she sets out to show the unimpressed potato all the amazing things […]

Summer Reading 2019

Summer Reading 2019

The public librarians from the “Mighty Five Libraries” will be visiting William O. Schaefer the week of June 6th to June 13th to share all the wonderful learning programs being offered this summer! This summer’s reading theme is “A Universe of Stories” and we are fortunate to have the South Orangetown libraries offer a wide […]

Sudoku

Not a numbers person? Perfect! This game doesn’t really involve numbers. In fact, the boxes could just as easily be filled with letters of the alphabet, shapes or even pictures! Numbers are only used because they are well-recognized symbols. Puzzles are a great activity for kids. They exercise the brain, help develop logical reasoning, and […]

Earth Kids Club: Session 4, Week 23, 5/22

Earth Kids Club: Session 4, Week 23, 5/22

“Hello Sun! Hello Earth! Hello Rain! Hello Wind! Hello Ocean! Hello Wind! Hello Rain! Hello Earth! Hello Sun!” Creating a healthy enviroment is a difficult task for one person. The William O. Schaefer Earth Kids are natural do-gooders when it comes to our planet, it has a beauty beyond your wildest dreams! Our planet is […]

Family Literacy Night

Books are good! Books are great! I want books! I WILL NOT WAIT! Bird books, Bug books, Bear books too, Words and pictures Through and through. Books are good! Books are great! I want books! I WILL NOT WAIT! Books in color, Black and white, Skinny books, Fat books, Day and night. Books are good! […]

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

 The holiday started on May 30, 1868, when Union General John A. Logan declared the day an occasion to decorate the graves of Civil War soldiers. Twenty years later, the name was changed to Memorial Day. On May 11, 1950, Congress passed a resolution requesting that the President issue a proclamation calling on Americans […]

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