Welcome Back and Welcome New Angus Morrison Dragons!

August31

We hope you had an amazing summer and we are so happy to welcome you back to school! I’m Mrs. Brown, your Teacher-Librarian and I look forward to seeing all of our former students and welcoming our Junior Kindergarten, new students and new staff. Stay tuned to this blog for information on our Library/Learning Commons, book exchanges, Scholastic Book Fairs, author events, Terry Fox Run 2021, Holiday Post Office, Blue Spruce 2022 and more!

Please visit our Angus Morrison E.S. @Home Website for tons of great sites and resources for Primary, Junior and Intermediate students along with family members.

Scholastic Virtual Book Fair May 4 – May 21

April30

In celebration of Education Week, Angus Morrison Elementary School will be having their 2nd  Scholastic VIRTUAL Book Fair  from Tuesday, May 4th to Friday, May 21st for our school and all of our Learn@Home Classes!   Please note: due to Covid restrictions, SOME of the books offered are the SAME as the Nov/Dec Fair, but there are many new ones too….. Dog Man, Bad Guys, Young Adult titles etc!  Please click on the link below to learn more, watch book trailers and peruse the selection.   Scholastic has informed us that deliveries will be made TO YOUR HOME and deliveries start within 24-48 hours after orders are placed!  Orders over $40.00 are shipped for FREE and under $40.00 would have a mere $6.00 shipping fee!  Family Nights are May 5, 12 and 19 between 6 – 8 p.m. for more FREE SHIPPING.    So it’s time to get on your summer reading shopping and all proceeds put much needed books back into the Angus Morrison Library Collection which serves all of our school and Learn@Home students and staff members – it’s a win-win situation!

Click Here to See the Book Flyer, Watch Book Trailers and start Shopping on the evening of May 3rd!

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Blue Spruce 2021 Voting Starts Soon

April8

Thank you to all of our face to face and Learn@Home students and teachers for participating in the 2021 Blue Spruce Program!  The 10 nominated books have certainly been our most diverse and inclusive ever –  so enjoyable.  I personally learned so much more about Syria, Grandmother School, the best way to deal with an insecurity about something you may have done (The Truth About the Wind), along with how much diversity can be found in one apartment building (Going Up)!  Students and staff will be voting from April 23 to May 7th this year. Can’t wait to find out which Blue Spruce nominated book will be our school and and all of Ontario’s favourite!  Check out this year’s nominees in the short video below:

Forest of Reading Blue Spruce 2021 Nominees

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Happy New Year 2021!

January7

Welcome Back to our Angus Morrison and Learn@Home students and families!  Thank you for your amazing support of our 1st Virtual Scholastic Book Fair along with your detective work during the “Reading Gives You Superpowers” red cape mystery. So glad The Handsome Brothers learned that you don’t need a superhero cape to become a super reader!

Please visit our Angus Morrison E.S. @Home Library/Learning Commons Website for interesting websites and links for all ages, staff and parents, Covid-19 information and of course, our famous Handsome Brothers and their Youtube Channel!

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Scholastic VIRTUAL Book Fair Wed.,Nov. 18th – Wed.,Dec.2nd

November16

We are really excited to be hosting our 1st Virtual Book Fair with Scholastic this month. Please go to AMES Scholastic VIRTUAL Book Fair to order books for your holiday shopping.  Books are delivered directly to your home within 24-48 hours. FREE Shipping when ordering every Wednesday night (Nov.18th, Nov.25, Dec. 2nd) between 6-8 p.m. FREE Shipping for orders over $35.00. Under $35.00, the shipping fee to your home is only $6.00!   A large percentage of our school sales goes directly to bringing more library books into our collection which benefits ALL students and staff at Angus Morrison E.S.  This book fair is open to ALL of our Learn@Home classrooms whose teachers are based here, too!  THANK YOU in advance for supporting literacy at AMES!

 

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Welcome back Angus Morrison Dragons! Welcome to all our new students and staff!

September1

I’m Mrs. Gina Brown, your Teacher-Librarian and I would like to say welcome back to all of our Angus Morrison E.S. Dragons – we have missed you so much!  Welcome to all of our new Kindergarten students, students and staff members!  We can’t wait to start this adventure in education with you all – remember, we are in this TOGETHER and we’ve GOT THIS!

Please visit our Angus Morrison E.S. @Home Library/Learning Commons Website for interesting websites and links for all ages, staff and parents, Covid-19 information and of course, our famous Handsome Brothers and their Youtube Channel!

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New Angus Morrison E.S. Library/Learning Commons Distance Learning Website!

April27

Please click on this link  to access our new website – tons of resources for Kindergarten to Grade 8 students, staff and parents.  Don’t forget to visit The Handsome Brothers page or check out the latest information and storybooks about Covid-19.  Keep watching the daily announcements on your Google Classroom (GC) for interesting videos, activities and pics of what AMES staff and students are up to! Remember, we are all in this TOGETHER.  Missing you all very much,  Mrs. Brown

 

Thinking of you all!

April3

Hello to our Angus Morrison Families!  Sending my thoughts and best wishes from my family to yours!  I hope you are all staying well and taking good care of yourselves. We are very excited to launch our distance learning programs on April 6th and I look forward to connecting with you through  our Daily Announcements and Google Classrooms.  Blue Spruce 2020 will continue for our Primary students and we will have a chance to vote online by June 1st. Keep on reading!

Missing you all,

Mrs. Brown

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Thank you for supporting our Book Fair

November27

The latest book fair is now over and we thank you for all of your support.  Your purchases help provide new books and funds to support our literacy initiatives at Angus Morrison.  Students dressed up like characters from Frozen and Arctic expeditions!  Kaylee and Mrs. Hart’s Grade 2’s won the Family Event Book Draw, Dresden won the Snowball Guess and other students won free books for dressing up!

Next book fair – Education Week!  It promises to be another fun one. Thank you to our wonderful school community and student volunteers.

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Scholastic “Arctic Expedition” Book Fair is coming soon!

November11

Please join us on Wednesday, November 20th from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Thursday, November 21st from 9:15 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, November 22 from 9:15 to 12:30 p.m.  Dress up like a character from Frozen for a chance to win a FREE book from the Book fair!

FDK to Grade 3 Book Trailers

Grade 4 to 6 Book Trailers

Grade 7 and 8 Book Trailers

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