Mrs. Chatel is proud to announce that the 14th Annual Troybery Awards have officially started on Thursday, January 16 at Smith.
It is amazing to see the excitement that the students have for the Troybery books--they have been asking each day if the Troyberys are here yet!
Many thanks to the Smith PTO, whose yearly donation helps to fund the purchase of Troybery books.
In class before break, sixth graders learned all about the program and how to participate. A few lucky students from each class were able to take home a Troybery to get a head start on reading.
For those unfamiliar with Troybery, this program was started by Troy's middle school media specialists to encourage students to read and to participate in choosing the best middle-aged book of the previous publishing year. If you would like to learn more or to see what books have been nominated in the past, check the Media Center website.
Mr. Fulcher sent out an email to parents before break with the list of Troyberys, but if you missed the email, you can find the list here.
If your child is having a hard time getting ahold of a Troybery book (they are very popular!), you can always try the Troy Public Library or your local bookstore. All Troybery books are also available on Amazon.com as ebooks.
Join in the fun and read along with us!
Mrs. Christina Chatel, MLIS
A teacher librarian at Boulan Park and Smith Middle Schools in Troy, Michigan.