Battle of the Books 2018
Battle of the Books is a program in which 4th and 5th grade students form teams of five. Each member of the team reads one or more of the books. Then in February teams compete by answering a series of questions about the books. The team with the most points moves to the next round.
The books for this year are: Important Dates for B.O.B.
The Lemonade War 4th grade elimination rounds January 30-31, 2020
The White Giraffe 5th grade elimination rounds February 4-5. 2020
The Great Treehouse War 4th & 5th Final Battles on February 7, 2020
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
AND THE WINNERS ARE . . .
4th Grade: 1st place GummySquad, 2nd place Gucci Wolves
5th Grade: 1st place Save the Turtles 2.0, 2nd place Scrunchie Queens
Staff Team: 1st place The Vintage T's, 2nd place The Fab Five
Illinois Reading Award Programs
Students in grades K-5 are excited to be reading books for the Illinois reading award programs. There are 2 awards at the elementary level and each award has 20 nominated books. Boys and girls in 1st – 3rd grades are listening to their teacher read Monarch nominees. If they read/listen to 5 stories they can vote for their favorite. Students in grades 3-5 are reading the Bluestem Award nominees. They need to listen to or read 4 titles in order to vote. Voting for both of the awards will take place on February 22, 2019 in the Media Center.
February 2019 Crystal Lawn Winners: