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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 we are 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!

 

DESTINY LINK—- TO SEE OUR NEWEST BOOKS

 

LRC HAPPENINGS NOV 2018:

We have so many new books available right now in the library!  If you’re looking for a new book that you might be interested in reading, check out these book trailers!

The Front Desk

LRC HAPPENINGS FEB 2018:

We have one month left in the Bluestem (4-5) & Monarch (K-3) Challenges!

Primary classrooms continue to read all 20 Monarch Books, and we eagerly await to see which one they love the most!

Nearly 30 fourth & fifth graders have completed the challenge of reading at least 5 of the 20 Bluestem Books, completing reports, and voting for their favorite!  Thirty-four more students are on their way to their 5th report.  Check out some of the participants and their favorite books below.

 

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LRC HAPPENINGS: TOM WATSON VISITS BRENTWOOD!

Thanks to our generous PTO, we were able to bring author Tom Watson to Brentwood for two assemblies and Family Reading Night!  It was a real treat as we learned about how he became an author, and gave him ideas for his next Stick Dog book.  He even taught us how to draw all of the book characters!

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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 we are 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!

 

DESTINY LINK—- TO SEE OUR NEWEST BOOKS

 

LRC HAPPENINGS NOV 2018:

We have so many new books available right now in the library!  If you’re looking for a new book that you might be interested in reading, check out these book trailers!

The Front Desk

LRC HAPPENINGS FEB 2018:

We have one month left in the Bluestem (4-5) & Monarch (K-3) Challenges!

Primary classrooms continue to read all 20 Monarch Books, and we eagerly await to see which one they love the most!

Nearly 30 fourth & fifth graders have completed the challenge of reading at least 5 of the 20 Bluestem Books, completing reports, and voting for their favorite!  Thirty-four more students are on their way to their 5th report.  Check out some of the participants and their favorite books below.

 

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LRC HAPPENINGS: TOM WATSON VISITS BRENTWOOD!

Thanks to our generous PTO, we were able to bring author Tom Watson to Brentwood for two assemblies and Family Reading Night!  It was a real treat as we learned about how he became an author, and gave him ideas for his next Stick Dog book.  He even taught us how to draw all of the book characters!

20171116 140751 20171116 143529 IMG 2016 IMG 2023 IMG 2025 IMG 2032 IMG 2036

 

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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