On Monday, December 9, 2013 Prince William County Public Schools will be closed due to inclement weather in certain areas. Code Red for employees. All school division activities including Professional Development sessions are cancelled. SACC will not open. More information at http://pwcs.schoolfusion.us/
El lunes, 9 de deciembre de 2013, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Prince William estarán cerradas debido al mal tiempo en ciertas zonas. Código Rojo para los empleados. Todas las actividades de la división escolar incluyendo las sesiones de desarrollo profesional están canceladas. Para más información visite - http://pwcs.schoolfusion.us/
Book Fair is Coming!
Our fall Book Fair dates are October 14 through October 18, 2013.
Please come shop at our Book Fair! The Book Fair will be located in the Marumsco Hills Library from 8:45 - 3:15 each day. On Thursday evening, October 17th, we will be open 5:30 - 7:30. There are always great selections of books, the students enjoy buying NEW books, and profits are used to purchase books for our library.
See you there!
Great Websites for Kids
Are you looking for one spot on the web to find well-reviewed websites geared for kids? If so, you may want to take a look at Great Websites for Kids! A committee made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, selected these websites.
The websites range from Animals to Literature to History to Reference, and much more. Check a few out!
Reading is FUNdamental!
Our school participates in the Reading is Fundamental program (R.I.F.). Through this program, every student in our school receives a free book. The books are provided through the support of the U.S. Department of Education, corporations, foundations, community organizations, and thousands of individuals.
In October we will have our first distribution of the year. For more information about R.I.F. see http://www.rifnova.org/about.html
Public Library Card Drive!!
September is Library Card Sign-Up month! We know the students and their families will enjoy many great services and books at the Prince William Public Library. Potomac Library is the closest branch to our school. You can go online to find the library card application, or stop by Potomac Library in person, to apply for a library card.
Prince William Public Library Website:
We are thrilled our students want to keep reading and learning with the FREE resources at our local public library!
Marumsco Hills has subscribed to four databases in PebbleGo! Their titles are PebbleGo Animals, PebbleGo Earth and Space, Social Studies, and PebbleGo Biographies.
Each database is designed for student researchers of any age. "Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills for every learner." - PebbleGo.com
These libraries can help you get the information you need!
Do you have a favorite AUTHOR or BOOK? Check here to see if there is a website for them!
Need information? Try one of these websites!
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