Battle of the Books Update
Congratulations to Indian Trail’s championship team, Gummy Fruit Ninjas. The team brought home the District 202 Battle of the Books trophy at this year’s Middle Schools District 202 Battle of the Books. The competition was held at Heritage Grove Middle School on April 16. All seven middle schools brought their best teams to battle for championship. Congratulations to team members Sylvia Knight (captain), Crystal Martillo, Cheri Tanamal, Kaitlyn Hilb, Aubrey Ackermann, and Coach McLaughlin.
Need a quiet place in the morning to finish up homework? Need to use a computer for research or to print a project? PERIOD ZERO is open in the media center before school at 7:20 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
BE AN “IT BOOK TALKER”
Here’s how to be an IT Book Talker:
1. Read any fiction or non-fiction book in the media center.
2. Prepare (and practice) a short (2 minutes or less) book talk to present to your class.
Mrs. Potter will help you with this!
3. Make an appointment with one of your teachers. Again, Mrs. Potter will help you!
When you have completed your book talk, you will receive a small token of appreciation.
FOOD FOR FINES - Pay off your fine while doing something positive for the community
Due to popular demand, Food for Fines will now be available throughout the school year!
Students may bring in a non-perishable food item(s) to pay off late book fines. Food items will be donated to the Plainfield Food Pantry for local families who need a helping hand.
Books must be returned to take advantage of this offer.
Non-perishable Food Suggestions: peanut butter, jelly, soup, crackers, pasta, spaghetti sauce, mac‘n cheese, cereal, refried beans, canned fruit or vegetables, Kool-Aide, flour, sugar, mustard, ketchup, rice, instant potatoes, tuna, canned or powdered milk, oatmeal, canned spaghetti, etc.
Make sure Mrs. Perschnick or Mrs. Potter clears your account.