Newport Grammar School Library Media Center
Come to our Book Fair!

Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the NGS library March 23-27!!


Click the link above to visit our Book Fair home page. Cash, cards, and Scholastic's new e-wallet are the only accepted payments. Checks are not accepted. Also please remember we are required to add tax to purchases. Thank you!!

Welcome

  • Students in grades 1st-8th will visit the library every 2 weeks

Beginning in 4th grade, students will assessed a fine of .05 per book per day they are overdue. This DOES NOT include students with excused abscesses. Absent students' book are automatically renewed. Students with overdue books and/or fines will not be able to check out books until their accounts are in good standing. Thank you!!

Series to consider for your reading enjoyment!:

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (4-8)
  • The Unwanteds (4-8)
  • Dork Diaries (3-8)
  • Stick Dog (3-8)
  • Owl Diaries (1-4)
  • Notebook of Doom (2-5)
  • I Survived (2-8)
AR is required each nine weeks for a grade. Please ask your student if they have completed AR.
  • 3rd grade--3rd nine weeks=1 student choice & 1 non-ficton; 4th nine weeks=1 student choice & 1 biography
  • 4th grade--2 books on their STAR level
  • 5th grade--achieve points goal as set by ELA teacher
  • 6th grade--3 books on their STAR level
  • 7th grade--3 books on a 5.0 or higher level
  • 8th grade--AT LEAST 2 books on a 5.0 or higher level.

Kim Costner

Phone: 423-623-3811 x218
Main Phone Line: 423-623-9871

Hours of Operation: 8:05 AM - 3:15 PM

Documents

Links
Library Programs

NGS Library Catalog

Search the catalog for books to hold, recommend, or review.  Click on Newport Grammar School, then log in.https://ngs.follettdestiny.com/

Accelerated Reader Home Connect

Parents may log on here to see student progress. Use student's username and cafeteria number to log in.
http://hosted300.renlearn.com/85076/HOMECONNECT/

Tennessee Electronic Library
TEL
http://tntel.tnsos.org/
Useful Links

Scientific Dictionary
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/science/dictionary/

Spanish Dictionary
http://www.spanishdict.com/

National Geographic Maps
http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/maps
Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/

Farmer's Almanac 4 Kids

http://www.almanac4kids.com/index.php

Kids Click

http://www.kidsclick.org/

MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

http://www.infoplease.com/womens-history-month/

Time Magazine for Kids

http://www.timeforkids.com/

FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

http://www.infoplease.com/black-history-month/

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

http://www.infoplease.com/national-poetry-month/

KNOW PLAY?

http://www.kplay.cc/reference.html

THESAURUS

http://thesaurus.com/

Wordsmyth
http://www.wordsmyth.net/

September 15-October 15 Hispanic Heritage Month

http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/hispanic-heritage-month-0

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/asianhistory1.html