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MAME44 Day 1

On Wednesday I packed up my suitcase and headed to downtown Lansing for the  MAME44 Conference  MAME is the Michigan Association for Media in Education (a strong focus on school librarians.) I do not travel much for work, but I really enjoy attending this conference as I will learn a great deal and bring back many new ideas for the library at Carlson High School. Holiday lights are up in Lansing The conference truly kicks off on this morning. I spent some time Wednesday walking around Lansing, checking out some of the vendors, and enjoying dinner and some live jazz music.  I present on later, so be sure to look for my day two update. This will be my first presentation to a state-wide organization. I am very excited, and a little nervous.

Happy November 2017

The school year quickly moves along. November is gearing up to be a busy month. Here is what we have planned in the Carlson High School Library this month: We have our first Literacy Team reading visit at Chapman Elementary School next week. I will be sure to write a post and include some photos. I am also happy to report that we have visits set up for all four elementary schools in the district this school year. On election day there is an important bond vote for the Gibraltar School District. If it passes it would bring big changes to our library (and the rest of the district!) I know how I will be voting! If you reside in the GSD be sure to vote on election day please! I head to Lansing 11/15 - 11/17 to attend the Michigan Association of Media in Education (MAME) conference. I am excited to be a presenter this first time ever presenting a full session. Upon my return from the conference I will place our first large order of new titles for the CHS library. We have s