Welcome to the 2019/2020 School Year!

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Wow! September is half over already! The days are zipping by. Just a quick note to mention a few things:

  1. New books will be arriving soon! These will be processed and added to our system asap.Please see the display case for some excellent new reads to cozy up with on these fall days.
  2. We are looking for volunteers to serve as library monitors. If you are interested in helping out, give your name to Mrs Pendergast.
  3. Check out the contest table in the library for several current poetry/short story/essay contests.
  4. Our Book Club will be up and running again. We usually meet the last Friday of the month. New members always welcome!

 

 

Published in: on September 20, 2018 at 1:17 pm  Leave a Comment  

Writing/Book Contests!

Any students interested in writing can check out the Contest Board in the library. Several contests are running now :

*Young Writers Poetry Contest (deadline November 15)

*Polar Expressions Poetry & Short Story Contest (November deadlines)

*CBC’s The First Page Challenge where students are asked to write the first page of a novel set 150 years in the future.

*CBC’s The Big Book Giveaway where students write 100-300 words on a book they feel their entire generation should read.

Please see Mrs Pendergast for details on rules, due dates, prizes, how to submit etc.  

 

Published in: on September 17, 2018 at 6:14 pm  Leave a Comment  

“Back to School”

 

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Wow!  It is October 3 already!! The days are zipping by. Just a quick note to mention a few things:

  1. New books have arrived !! Please see the display case for some excellent new reads to cozy up with on these fall days.
  2. Mark your calendars for our Indigo Fundraiser taking place on Wednesday, October 11 from 6-9. We will be at the Charlottetown store to greet you and 20% of the evening sales will be directed to our library. It is an awesome opportunity!
  3. Check out the contest table in the library for 3 current poetry/short story/essay contests.

Our Library Monitors this year are as follows:

Monday – Chloe

Tuesday – Noel

Wednesday – Christina

Thursday – Carmen

Friday – Madelyn

Early mornings – Henry

Substitute  – Brandon  

Thanks to these fine folks for volunteering the time to help out!

Published in: on October 3, 2017 at 6:09 pm  Leave a Comment  

Did you know …

… that October is Mi’kmaq History Month. Please check out the book display in our library to learn more about Mi’kmaq history and culture.

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Published in: on October 3, 2017 at 5:56 pm  Leave a Comment  

INDIGO FUNDRAISER!!

We have rescheduled our Indigo Fundraiser (from last November) to Friday, February 3 from 6-9pm. Our event last spring was very successful so we are looking forward to a great evening. Come out and support literacy at Morell High!

https://www.facebook.com/events/235189636890469/

Published in: on January 24, 2017 at 6:02 pm  Leave a Comment  

New “Book Club” title

Our next Book Club selection is Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. We will choose a meeting date in February.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/556602.Sarah_s_Key

 

 

Published in: on January 16, 2017 at 6:03 pm  Leave a Comment  

Event Postponed!

Please note the MRHS Library Fundraiser at Indigo this Friday, November 25,  has been postponed due to the conflict with Black Friday events at the Charlottetown store. We will be rescheduling for a future date. Stay tuned!!
Published in: on November 22, 2016 at 6:17 pm  Leave a Comment  

Happy Halloween !

Things have been a bit spooky around here the last few weeks. If you are looking for a book that will give you chills and thrills … drop by. We have  just the thing!

Published in: on October 31, 2016 at 5:26 pm  Leave a Comment  

October Book Club

The Literary Lunch Bunch will meet during lunch on Monday, October 24 to chat about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Feel free to bring along a snack to share with the group.

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https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/harry-potter-and-the-cursed/9781338099133-item.html

 

Published in: on October 21, 2016 at 1:02 pm  Leave a Comment  

School Library Week October 17-21

We will be celebrating our school libraries across PEI this week and MRHS Library has some fun activities lined up for you. Please open the link below and check out what we have in store!!

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Published in: on October 13, 2016 at 1:50 pm  Leave a Comment