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Bluestem Award



The week in LLC, 3rd and 4th grade students learned about the Bluestem Award. This is an Illinois student choice book award for readers in grades 3-5. Each year there are twenty nominated books and students are asked to read at least four of the titles to vote in the spring. West Students are very excited to read many of the nominated books! Please check out the links below to learn more about the tittles. Happy Reading!

Bluestem Prezi

Bluestem 2015 Master List

Subscription Services

BigChalk Library
Use this research tool to find articles from hundreds of Newspapers and Magazines. You can search this database by topic or magazine title.

BrainPOP
Animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.

Discovery Education
This resources brings dynamic, digital media content to the classroom. Students have access to thousands of videos on virtually any subject at their fingertips.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Access to three encyclopedias and a dictionary. Search over 98,000 articles and 24,000 images and video clips, detailed maps of more than 200 countries, all US cities, and all Canadian provinces are included.

Find An AR Book
Allows students, parents, and teachers to search a database to find books at an appropriate reading level for students and also gives the number of AR points for the book.

TrueFLIX Online
A literary resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic

World Book Online
Search this online encyclopedia with access to thousands of articles, as well as an online atlas and dictionary, video clips, images and more.


Community Resources

Family Service of Glencoe

Family Service of Glencoe offers programs and services that strengthen families and our community including professional and affordable counseling services for children, adolescents, couples and families, and much more.

Glencoe Educational Foundation

Visit the GEF website to see what’s new, order your commemorative school brick, or get the latest info on GEF highlights.

Glencoe Junior High Project

To learn more about how your child can participate in Social Service activities, attend social events or participate in the play, please visit our website.

Glencoe Parent Connection

Glencoe Parent Connection connects parents with parents, schools and community to help them raise emotionally healthy kids.

Glencoe Park District

Check out all the fun and engaging programs and special events this season for all ages in Glencoe.

Glencoe PTO

Enjoy weekly updates and information through the Glencoe PTO website!

Glencoe Public Library

Enjoy updates and information on special programs through the Glencoe Public Library!

Glencoe Youth Services

GYS is a non-profit community social service agency which provides recreational, educational and social service opportunities to high school aged youth living in New Trier Township. For more information about programs, leadership opportunities and drop in center for teens 8th-12th grade located in Glencoe visit our website.