Murphey Candler Media Center Newsletter
Media Center Newsletter
Volume I/Issue I
Importance of reading Studies show that reading for pleasure makes a big difference in a child’s educational performance. Children who read EVERY DAY not only perform better on reading test than those who don’t, but also develop a broader vocabulary and increase of general knowledge. Let’s encourage everyone to READ, READ, READ!!
Learn More About Lexile
Reading text that is hard to comprehend can be very challenging. Students should read nonfiction and ficion books that are on their reading level or slightly above. Lexile scores are a way of measuring the student's reading level. Ask your teacher for your Lexile score, then go to https://lexile.com/ to learn more.
BOOKS ON TIME!!
**PAY FOR LOST BOOKS!!!
*STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO HAVE ONE BOOK CHECKED OUT AT A TIME....PARENTS PLEASE ASSIST WITH THIS
Reading Bowl 2017-2018
Students who LOVE to read were invited to a short interest meeting on Tuesday morning, Oct. 19th. These students are interested in becoming members of he MCE Reading Bowl. Team members will read 20 book titles and participate in a quiz bowl competition against other DCSD schools. Dr. Jones and Ms. Scroggins will coach the team to victory! Keep your ears open to hear more. The Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is in January.
Books On Display
Each month books will be on display in the Media Center to highlight certain books to encourage reading. Currently, SPORTS books are on display....students please check them out!