Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Buy One Get One Free Bookfair!

Students and Staff, we are having your favorite kind of  bookfair...Scholastic's BOGO, Buy One, Get One Free!  APRIL 30th through MAY 4th is the week it will be here. Save up and get ready for book fun, and don't forget the wonderful school supplies and hands-on craft items Scholastic is famous for.  EVERYTHING IS BOGO @ the bookfair.  Summer is just around the corner, and it's a good opportunity to stock up on good summer reading material. See you @ the Library!

Monday, March 19, 2018

Open-Minded Contest: Recite your A-Gs!

Helen Keller said, "The highest result of education is tolerance."  This week we celebrate the IB Profile quality,  Open-Minded.  You can win a prize in the library by reciting the A_G requirements to attend a California university or community college.  Take the first step  toward your higher education and learn the following list of how many years you need for each subject BEFORE you get to college.

A-  History 2

B-  English 4

C-  Math 3

D-  Lab Science 3

E-  Foreign Language 2

F-  Arts 1

G- College Preparatory 1

Good luck, and see you @ the library!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

October is Stomp Out Bullying Month!  Get your posters in to the LIBRARY for the Contest by Monday, October the 16th for prizes!!! (CHECKING FOR SPELLING, TEXT, IMAGE, RELEVANCE AND COLOR).

Good luck, and see you @ the library!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Foshay Summer

Students and Staff,  I hope you are having a refreshing summer and that it includes reading!  Lots of Foshay students have new and exciting books to read from our Scholastic Buy One, Get One Free! bookfair in May, because we sold over 600 books!

Next year we are all focusing on learning how can we be more helpful and successful individuals, members of our school family, our community, and the world. Foshay is an International Baccalaureate school, which helps us see how we are connected with our global community.

Here is a hint:  Learn these 10 qualities of an IB student, for a surprise in August-
Risk-Takers, Inquirers, Balanced, Caring, Reflective, Thinking, Knowledgeable, Principled, Communicators and Open-Minded. 

Have a wonderful summer, and see you @ the library in the fall!

Monday, May 01, 2017

A through G Requirements Contest

Students, you can win free stuff @ the library by proving you know the REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLEGE by reciting them to Ms. Whelpton.  The contest will start Wednesday, May 3rd and finish Friday, May 12th.   See you @ the library!

Scholastic BOGO Bookfair

Foshay Family, it's almost Buy One Get One FREE! Bookfair time!! You can get great deals on favorite books, posters, school supplies and more!  Tell your friends to meet you @ the library from May 19th  until May 26th. Start saving now for the best books in town.
Ask your parents to check out the Scholastic bookfair message at: Scholastic Bookfairs

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Smithsonian Latino Center Opportunity!

Graduating high school seniors with a commitment to the arts, sciences, or humanities as it pertains to Latino communities can apply for a 5 week-long, all-expenses PAID ($2,000) training and leadership seminar in either Washington, D.C. or 17 other cities across the United States.  This is a great opportunity to explore your own career path and embrace your cultural heritage.  More info is available at

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

January was Principled

Students, in January we focused on the IB student quality Principled, which means being a person of honor, fairness and integrity.  The winners of  the Library "Principled Bookmark Contest" were Jordan P.,third,  Steve M., second, and Zyren M., first place. Congratulations, and all participants received wonderful new books from First Book, a generous organization putting books into the hands and homes of students nation-wide.  First place also won a USB drive, and the top three bookmark designs will be used in the library throughout February.

February is Thinker and Knowledgable Month:  A good time to put on your thinking caps and use your cabeza!  See you at the library!