The first meeting for the Battle of the Books will be on Thursday, October 25 from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. Future meetings will be held on Thursday’s after school from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. Students in 7th or 8th grade may join. Book lists available in the SMS Library or online at http://www.akla.org/akasl/bb/bbhome.html. Tentative dates for District competition Tuesday, February 5, 2013 and State competition Tuesday, February 26.
The Battle of the Books is a statewide Alaskan reading motivation and comprehension program sponsored by the Alaska Association of School Librarians. The goals of the program are to encourage and recognize students who enjoy reading, broaden reading interests, increase reading comprehension, and promote academic excellence.
Please contact Teacher/Coach Amy Angleton or Volunteer Coach Anne McCabe with questions.