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The Votes have been counted!! Maxey voted for 2016-17 Golden Sower Picture Books:
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas-56 Votes
A Piece of Cake-53 votes
Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie The Pooh-36 Votes
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla-30 Votes
Ninja Red Riding Hood-26 Votes
I am Cow, Hear Me MOOO!-25 Votes
Emmanuel’s Dream-23 Votes
My Grandfather’s Coat-9 Votes
(401 student votes total)
And 2016-17 Golden Sower Chapter Book Voting at Maxey:
The War That Saved My Life-29 Votes
El Deafo-26 Votes
Stella By Starlight-10 Votes
The Fourteenth Goldfish-9 Votes
Absolutely Almost and Life on Mars-TIE-8 Votes
Fish in a Tree and Dash-TIE-5 Votes
(120 students voted)
Thank you for reading and voting!! If you are a student that is working to read all 10 of the Chapter Books, the deadline to let Mrs. Christen know you have completed this goal is Monday, MAY 1, 2017!!!
On Friday, March 31, Maxey celebrated “Hats ON for Hunger” and over $650 was raised toward food filled backpacks for LPS students! Thank you to those who brought money and/or wore a hat!
on our PLC day, March 28, students learned about this year’s Lincoln Food Bank Backpack Walk! The walk is at East High School at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 29!! Hope you can donate and be there!!
Author Julia Cook visited Maxey on Monday, April 3 thanks to a grant written by Maxey Kindergarten Teacher, Linda Freye. She spoke about several different topics that affect kids every day . . from boogers to bullies, caring and coping, and her dog Kirby was sooooo perfect!! To visit Julia’s website, go to http://www.juliacookonline.com/
Barnes and Noble SouthPointe was the place to be on Read Across America Day! Maxey raised over $800 for library books and had lots of fun!
The Votes are IN!! Top vote getters for favorite cat:
1st Place: THE CAT IN the HAT!!
4th SkippyJon Jones
5th Grumpy Cat
6th Bad Kitty
7th Pete the Cat & Ballet Cat (tie)
9th Dewey the Library Cat
Happy Sesquicentennial, Nebraska!!
Maxey students K-5 were invited to create a bookmark to celebrate Nebraska and their 150th Birthday on March 1, 2017. The winning bookmarks will be available in the Maxey Library for all students and staff. The following students made bookmarks that were chosen to be printed for Maxey:
|Octav S.||Marlee B.||Kate H.||Olivia N.||Miley R.||Mitch J.|
|Nolan N.||Gabriela L.||Grace H.||Tess W.||Joy W.||June K.|
|Tessa S.||Katy W.||Zoe W.||Alivia M.||Claire W.||Dylan E.|
|Sophie Y.||Lena W.||Will D.|
Congrats to the winners and all who created a bookmark! They are incredible and were on display at the Maxey Book Fair at Barnes and Noble, SouthPointe on March 2, and are available in the Maxey Library!
On Halloween, Volunteers got into the Spirit . . dressing up and even signing some autographs!! Ballet Cat is a new favorite series by Bob Shea!! Meow!!
School is COOL was the message for second through fifth graders at Maxey on Thursday, October 27. UNL athletes visited grade level teams and talked about GRIT. Pictured above are third graders hearing from UNL junior, Sydney Townsend, Husker Volleyball player, who spoke about her daily schedule, winning the 2015 national championship, and responded to student questions.
Thanks to our amazing volunteers and shoppers during the Maxey Scholastic Book Fair!! With your generous support, we sold over $12,000 in books and goodies!! We raised over $500 in books for the Hartley Elementary School Library!! WOW!! Thank you to our generous students and families!!
WOW!! THANK YOU to: Award Winning Author/Illustrator Peter Brown for an amazing presentation on September 22, 2016
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Thank you for your AMAZING donations for the Lincoln Food Bank’s BackPack Program!! Our gifts change lives!!
On Tuesday, March 29, during their Specials class, K-5 Maxey students met cast members from the Lied Center production of the new musical
Puddin and the Grumble;
inspired, written and produced right here in Lincoln!! Thank you for an AMAZING performance!
Maxey Food Bank of Lincoln BackPack Donation total: $15,400 and counting!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!!!!!!
The Maxey School Mission is to Maximize Learning for ALL Maxey Students!
The mission of the Maxey School Library is to support and encourage all patrons to be effective users of information by providing these learners with critical thinking and problem solving strategies that will enable their future success.