Loud Lunch in the Library!
March is Music in Our Schools month and we are celebrating by bringing several musical artists to our school.
Byrd’s Library is hosting talented musicians who will share their love of music with you. They will perform in the library during all three lunch periods.
Monday, March 9
Byrd’s Library is proud to present Kekoa, 8th Grade, a talented Byrd singer and musician who plays multiple instruments. For this performance Kekoa will showcase his talent on the ukulele.
Space is limited to the first 50 students to sign up for each grade level lunch.
Click here to sign up to attend this event.
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It’s a double feature this month. We couldn’t choose between Cinderella and the Seventh Son so we selected both for this month’s books to movies club.
You know the story. Based on the fairy tale you all know and love. The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella whose merchant father remarries following the tragic death of her mother. Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters Anastasia and Drizella into the family home. But when Ella’s father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella since she used to work in the cinders, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying words and to “have courage and be kind.” She will not give in to despair nor despise those who abuse her. And then there is the dashing stranger she meets in the woods. Unaware that he is really a prince, not merely an employee at the palace, Ella finally feels she has met a kindred soul. It appears as if her … Written by Disney
Based on the Spook Book series by Joseph Delany. John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected his country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer’s son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn’t? Should he trust the girl with pointy shoes? How can Thomas stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the county? Written by Anonymous
Both from IMdB
Virginia Readers’ Choice 2014-2015
1.Read at least 4 books by March 31st, 2015.
2. COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW FOR EACH BOOK YOU READ.
3. Join the discussion right here on the blog below this post.
4. Come to the celebration in April, and cast your vote for the most popular book in Virginia this year!
In addition to filling out the form above, please feel free to put a comment below and get the conversation going about any VRC books you have read…