October 17, 2016

It's October 17

NM Knows

Leave it to the Librarian 

NM librarian Mrs. Penney loves a good book, but she also has a read on what students and teachers need in a modern library. Over the past year she has revamped the library to include a green screen room, film equipment, iPads, 3D printers, eBooks,a puzzle table, a charging station, a makerspace, and of course the notorious library riddle, which challenges students minds everyday. Students now have access to the Boston Public Library databases, as well as a wide range of digital resources.

Paging through Mrs. Penney's career as a classroom teacher, it is easy to see why she feels strongly that the library should support instruction. As a result, the library is a buzzing, active place, unlike the library of old where an errant sneeze would bring a stern look from the attendant! While Mrs. Penney believes that when it comes to the changing role of the school library, the writing is on the wall, she still makes sure to book some time every day to curl up with a printed narrative. 

Library Riddle by intern, Lynn Shattuck

Try me
What occurs twice in a week, once in a year, but never in a day?

E-mail your guesses to Mrs. Penney kpenney@nmrsd.org, correct answers will receive a prize

NM Sports

Football captains past and present assemble at Friday's football game

NM girl's varsity soccer qualifies for districts for the first time in over 10 years Thursday with a 4-1 win over Quabbin

This Friday the NM girls volleyball team will be hosting GD for their Dig for Hunger game to support local food banks

This past Friday football hosted their annual pink game, honoring the captains from 1960-present and raising money for breast cancer

Upcoming Events:

* The Homecoming game is October 28th

*National Honor Society applications will be due October 31st

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