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Hello, Brentwood!  I’m the LRC teacher, Mrs. Sullivan.  I work with students in grades K-5 as part of their specials rotation.  This year is my third year in the LRC, and I’m having so much fun!  We will be doing so many things during our time together: learning to use technology safely and responsibility, developing our love of reading, learning how to research with multiple tools, and exploring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) projects and experiences.  It is my hope that every student loves to come to the LRC and that what we do during our short time together will help students become life-long learners, thinkers, dreamers and creators.  I can’t wait to see where the year takes us!

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LRC HAPPENINGS FALL 2017:

Brentwood Book Character Pumpkin Challenge: Click here to see our pumpkins!

This year we had 145 students participate!

 

Bluestem Challenge for Grades 4-5: Click here for information and directions!  All students should “Strive to Read 5” Bluestem books and fill out reports by March!  Participants will earn rewards.

New Books: This fall we have added 347 new books to the LRC so far!  Thanks to the PTO, and awesome funding opportunities from Donors Choose and a couple of very generous donors, we continue to provide our students with the books that they want and request.  Click here, and then under Resource Lists, click on public lists and scroll down to New Books Fall 2017 to see our newest selections.  Students can put books on hold if the book is out, as long as they are logged into Destiny.

 

 

Local libraries

Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-5551

Mount Prospect Public Library
10 South Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 253-5675

 

 

 

Hello, Brentwood!  I’m the LRC teacher, Mrs. Sullivan.  I work with students in grades K-5 as part of their specials rotation.  This year is my third year in the LRC, and I’m having so much fun!  We will be doing so many things during our time together: learning to use technology safely and responsibility, developing our love of reading, learning how to research with multiple tools, and exploring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) projects and experiences.  It is my hope that every student loves to come to the LRC and that what we do during our short time together will help students become life-long learners, thinkers, dreamers and creators.  I can’t wait to see where the year takes us!

———————————————————————————————————————————————

LRC HAPPENINGS FALL 2017:

Brentwood Book Character Pumpkin Challenge: Click here to see our pumpkins!

This year we had 145 students participate!

 

Bluestem Challenge for Grades 4-5: Click here for information and directions!  All students should “Strive to Read 5” Bluestem books and fill out reports by March!  Participants will earn rewards.

New Books: This fall we have added 347 new books to the LRC so far!  Thanks to the PTO, and awesome funding opportunities from Donors Choose and a couple of very generous donors, we continue to provide our students with the books that they want and request.  Click here, and then under Resource Lists, click on public lists and scroll down to New Books Fall 2017 to see our newest selections.  Students can put books on hold if the book is out, as long as they are logged into Destiny.

 

 

Local libraries

Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-5551

Mount Prospect Public Library
10 South Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 253-5675

 

 

 

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