Renee Bertelsen

Library Manager

208.455.3309 (ext.1845)




Jefferson

Middle School Library

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of the school library program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information; students are empowered to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.

Hours: 7:30 a.m -4:00 p.m

Media Coordinator:

Karri Fisk kfisk@caldwellschools.org

IMPORTANT LINKS

Jefferson Book Catalogue

Research Assistance

READER'S RESOURCES

With the increase in news these days, you may wonder...is that true? Here is a guideline to help you in the process of making a determination.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR LIBRARY, BE SURE TO VISIT 'WHAT'S UP IN THE LIBRARY" and "BOOK HIGHLIGHTS."

Links to these sections are at the top (right) of this page!

News and Announcements!

JMS Receives Library Grant!

Read for Kindles Contest Winners!!

Jefferson Middle School was recently awarded a grant from the Idaho Commission for Libraries!

The grant awarded maker tools and financial assistance to the library as well as a Cricut maker. "We are excited about this opportunity," stated Media Coordinator Karri Fisk. "We recently held Teen Tech Week in the library which offered several Maker type of activities and know that there is a real interest from our students in this type of hands on learning," Fisk added.

The library will be purchasing many new items for the students to use in the lab which center around problem solving and creativity with the funding.

Six Students Win Kindles From Mount Moriah Lodge Reading Incentive!

Winners of the Reading for Kindles Contest were recently presented their new Kindles at the end of the year awards assembly. Orson Hess, Worshipful Master for the Masonic Lodge in Caldwell, was on hand to present the Kindles to the students.

This year's winners are:

  • 6th Grade: RC Mann & Emma Canary
  • 7th Grade: Ethan Smith & Gwean Thornton
  • 8th Grade: Catherine Bird & Gabbi Heuterman

Thank you friends at Mount Moriah Lodge #39 AF&AM for your continued support!

The YRCA Winners have been announced!

Junior Winner: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Intermediate Winner: Magnus Chase - The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

Senior Winner: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard