Marian Month 2017

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The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary and Mother Mary. In line with this, the GS LRC hosted a couple of activities to commemorate the celebration and deepen our devotion to the Rosary. A Marian exhibit showcasing a variety of images of Mother Mary was displayed  inside the library. The Marian images were lent to us by ur generous members of the Xavier community. A trivia contest about the life of Mother Mary was also held for the grades 2-6 students.

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A-Day Treat Part 2: Borrow & Win

The grade school teachers were given another A-Day Treat by the GS LRC to promote its professional books. Everyone was invited to borrow professional books from October 2-6 and had a chance to win a Starbucks Rewards card and an adult coloring book.

The lucky winners are:

Stella de Sagun (G1 teacher)

Caselyn Ponon (G2 teacher)

Congratulations to the winners!

A-Day Treat: BooXS To Go!

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To show gratitude to teachers and staff on A-Day, the GS LRC conducted a BooXS to Go! activity last September 28. A cart full of new books was brought to the faculty workroom and offices for the teachers and staff to borrow. On top of the new books, those who borrowed books were able to join the raffle and won amazing prizes.

“Teachers change the world one CHILD at a time”.

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A-Day Treat for EED Teachers

As an act of appreciation, the EED Learning Resource Center launched its “Espressily for you, teachers” which happened last October 3-October 4, 2017. It is a two-day A-day treat of unlimited coffee and snacks. The teachers truly enjoyed the photo booth and roulette game prepared for them. Teachers were encouraged to borrow professional books and some of them were able to take home some exciting prizes. EED A DAY (2).jpg

Book of the Week: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Random Acts of Kindness

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In line with our Kindness Campaign, this book contains 101 inspiring stories of kindness, compassion and paying it forward. Ranging from everyday to extraordinary, from just saying the right words to community-wide action, the stories will make you find hope and feel energized to do your own random act of kindness.

What is the best way to make yourself feel great? Do a random act of kindness for someone! These stories will make you smile and get you excited about what you can do, too. – back cover of the book

GS LRC Reading Awardees for the 1st Quarter

During the general assembly last September 5, the GS LRC recognized the members of the grade school community who have shown AMAZING passion for books and reading for the 1st quarter.

For this school year, the GS LRC have the following awards:

Amazing Reading Champion – This award is given to the class with the most number of books borrowed for the quarter.

Amazing Reading Champion

2E – St. Bonaventure
3A – Fr. Matteo Ricci, SJ
4G – Bi. Peter Faber, SJ
5G – Bi, Francisco Garate, SJ
6D – St, John Brebeuf SJ
Amazing Reader Award – This award is given to students who frequently borrow and read books in the LRC.
Amazing Reader Award
Vicenzo Franco Del Rosario of 2F
Michael John Christian Andaya of 3G
Lance Jacob Tangsoc of 4E
Kirwin Peace Sagadaraca of 5G
Mariano John Lai of 6B
Amazing Junior Librarian Award – This award is given to students who have shown their best behavior and consistently provide assistance in the library.
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Franco Joaquin Vibar of 5B
Jeinrich Sy of 5B
Antonio Luis Velasco of 5B
Hwi Soo Eun of 6A
Amazing Reading Idols – This award is given to  faculty and staff who often use and borrow the resources of the LRC.
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Ms. Jessica Pelagio
Bro. Edryll Dayrit
Ms. Nastashja Melevo
Mr. Marvin Miguel
Congratulations to all the awardees!

Book of the Week: The Growth Mindset Coach

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Increase Engagement, Improve Results, Inspire Students
Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students’ potential through creatuve lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. The Growth Mindset Coach provides all you need to foster a growth mindset classroom, including:
  • A Month-by-Month Program
  • Research-Based Activities
  • Hands-On Lesson Plans
  • Real-Life Educator Stories
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Sample Parent Letters
Studies show that growth mindsets result in higher test scores, improved grades and more in-class involvement. When your students understand that their intelligence is not limited, they succeed like never before. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything. —back cover of the book