SMS STUDENTS – Fill out this survey and possibly win a prize. The Flight teacher with the most students participating will also win a prize.

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Spring Break Reading Challenge

Starting NOW, read at least 2 of the 8 books nominated for the 2020-2021 Oregon Readers’ Choice Award. Read all 8 and receive more prizes. If you have read the book previous and you remember it that counts. Vote for your favorite using an online form. All forms must be submitted by 3pm on Friday, April 2, 2021.

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Do you have library books, textbooks and/or classroom novels to return? Do you have a hold to pick up?

Monday through Friday, when school is in session, there will be a return tub and a place to pick up holds at the front door of Sherwood Middle School (16956 SW Meinecke Road) from 7:30am to 3:00pm.

If you have lost or damaged a book, email Mrs. Duncan. She will add the fine to Synergy and your parents can pay for it online.

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This logo offers a different link to Destiny

Do you want to check out a book from the SMS Archer library?

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Go to Destiny.
  2. Choose Log In in the upper righthand corner.
  3. Sign in with Google. (FYI – your Destiny account user name and password are the same as your school Google account user name and password.)
  4. Search for the book that you want.
  5. If you are using Destiny Discover, simply click on the Hold button. If you are using Destiny Back Office, click on Details and then Hold It.
  6. Wait for an email informing you when your book is ready to be picked up. If you are unable to pick it up, other arrangements can be made.
  7. You can always email your requests directly to Mrs. Duncan at cduncan@sherwood.k12.or.us.
Here’s a video on how to put a book on hold. Passcode: s=x9$1ma

My Destiny Account – click here for more information on your Destiny account.

Student Username: sherwms
Student Password: student

To view eBooks log into Destiny using the instructions above. eBooks should open without needing the username and password above.

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Biblionasium

Biblionasium is a GoodReads for kids. Students can keep track of the books they have read. They can share those books and their ratings, reviews and recommendations of those books.

  1. Go to https://www.biblionasium.com/
  2. Choose “Login with Destiny”
  3. Find “Sherwood Middle School, Sherwood, OR” in your Destiny Discover collection
  4. Choose “Log In”
  5. Username and password are the same to log into your chromebook

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Want to read an eBook? 
If your device can download an app, then you can read an SMS eBook on it. You can even check an eBook out and read it using Destiny!!

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Click here to share with Ms. Sullivan, Ms. Workman and your fellow readers your results of the 2019/2020 100 Book Challenge! Want to participate in 2020/2021? Print your reading tracker here. Use any tracker that you like. Don’t forget to count your summer reading.

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Mrs. Duncan’s Book Blog

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Write a Review & Win a Prize

Write a book review that meets the requirements listed below in order to receive your prize.

1. Select a book that is in our library; and read it in its entirety.

2. Write a 3 -10 sentence paragraph with the following information:

· Summarize the book but do NOT give away the ending.

· Describe the story using descriptive words like: exciting, suspenseful, scary, hilarious, etc.

· Rate the book on a scale from 1 to 5, 1 being horrible and 5 being the best book ever.

· Tell why you liked or disliked the book

(For an example, look at the Angel Experiment review on Destiny.)

3. Write it in Google docs and share it with Mrs. Duncan (cduncan@sherwood.k12.or.us).

4. Remember we would like the review to encourage others to read the book.

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Apply for a public library card online
Sherwood Public Library now has curbside hold pickup! Schedule your pickup!

The Sherwood Public Library Fiction Friends in a book club for youth in grades 6th-8th. Meet with a public library employee for this one hour program where you will get to know each other, talk about the book of the month, and enjoy an activity together.

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Chromebook Trouble?

Click on link for information on how to receive help regarding your chromebook.

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The Library TA Game

You should know how to reshelf books. Play the shelving game, Order in the Library! Here’s how:

1) Open up Internet Explorer

2) Copy and paste this URL into the bowser: https://www.stmarysbroome.wa.edu.au/home/start/order_in_the_library_game.html

3) Play the game