Summer Reading 2008

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Summer Reading 2008 at Sinte Gleska University Library in Mission, South Dakota

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Summer Reading 2008

  1. 1. ‘ Twas the day before Summer Reading
  2. 2. and all through the room
  3. 3. not a creature was stirring, going buzzz or vroom
  4. 4. The supplies were all ready, the children all set
  5. 5. To go Nature Walking with Sarah
  6. 6. and bring in a pet
  7. 7. <ul><li>our Registrations were filled out, </li></ul>our Reading Contracts were signed,
  8. 8. It was time we got started, and we did on June 9 .
  9. 9. One class played “Butterfly Survivor”
  10. 10. With predators and proboscis… Mama!
  11. 11. NECTAR BUTTERFLY HOME
  12. 12. Lots of kids did artwork
  13. 13. <ul><li>While some teased their sisters </li></ul>
  14. 14. And what to our wondering eyes should appear 1 white than 9 varieties of honey, and 8 yellow
  15. 15. <ul><li>We tasted them all and chose </li></ul><ul><li>Sage, Beekota and Tupelo </li></ul>
  16. 16. Our boxes
  17. 17. were buggy
  18. 18. Our jewelry
  19. 19. was huggy grandma sister auntie friend Dad
  20. 20. We wore
  21. 21. Fly eyes
  22. 22. Thank you, Ft. Niobrara Refuge Manager Mark Lindvall, for teaching us Outdoor Survival Skills
  23. 23. 4. When we plan to be back 3. What supplies we’re taking – water, food, jackets 2. Who I’m with 1. Where I’m going Leave A Note!
  24. 24. And thank you, George Ludvik, for teaching us about Global Positioning Satellite Technology George brought the best treats ever!
  25. 25. Movies we watched on Fridays this summer:
  26. 26. Movies we watched in class: Bees never sleep There are some really BIG bugs in the Rain Forest Even the smallest creatures are interesting and beautiful
  27. 27. It was a time to meet new friends…
  28. 28. Look an ancient mosquito in the eye
  29. 29. <ul><li>Imagine an Atlas Moth when it flies </li></ul>The very large and beautiful Atlas Moth species is usually found in Southeast Asia. Atlas Moth cocoons are used to make the durable silk known as &quot;Fagara Silk&quot; originating in northern India. In Taiwan, Atlas Moth cocoons are used to make pocket purses!
  30. 30. And have we mentioned that we played Team Cootie?
  31. 31. This game was a blast…
  32. 32. Win a prize, take a chance…
  33. 33. August 4 th, we began to learn from a teacher & artist named Dallas Hoop Dance
  34. 34. From August 4 th ~ 8 th, 2008 Sinte Gleska University Library was proud host to Dallas Chief Eagle 11, an educator and performing artist whose residency was made possible by the South Dakota State Library & the South Dakota Library Association. Twenty-three area youth attended the daily sessions, including many of our Readers, for whom these lessons were the last Summer Reading event .
  35. 35. We are always inside the Hoop of Father Sky meeting Mother Earth
  36. 39. the Mother Earth dancers
  37. 42. our Public Performance on August 8 th
  38. 45. Hoops from Outer Space
  39. 46. Our friends & relatives came to watch, and we all did great
  40. 47. 10 Summer Readers received their Reading Certificates Chloe Fernon Raven Cournoyer Christian Clairmont Jemma Moccasin Madhav Singh Doug Yellow Boy Jacob Wike Antone Iron Heart Jewel Bordeaux Payton Yellow Boy
  41. 48. then Dallas awarded Hoop Dancing medals All the Summer Readers got hats & water bottles,
  42. 49. We had lunch, and Summer Reading came to an end for 2008.
  43. 50. But we heard them exclaim, as we drove out of sight: We’ll see you next year, the theme is ‘The Arts’
  44. 51. Alright!
  45. 52. <ul><li>This slideshow was produced </li></ul><ul><li>by LaDonne Moosman, </li></ul><ul><li>Community Outreach & Youth Services </li></ul><ul><li>Sinte Gleska University Library </li></ul><ul><li>Mission, South Dakota </li></ul><ul><li>with many thanks to </li></ul><ul><li>Diana Dillon, Maggie MacKichan, and Ken Wike for more pictures and other helps; Gina One Star for Team Cootie prizes; Families for donations of treats and food; Rachel Lindvall, Kathi Her Many Horses, and Mariah LaPointe for helping to prepare and serve; and the Maintenance Dept. for keeping all our summer spaces clean and arranged to serve the needs of the youth. </li></ul>

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