Contact Media Center

South Central Elementary
South Central Jr./Sr. HS
9808 S 600 W
Union Mills, IN 46382

Mrs. Deb Kammrath
, Librarian
219-767-2266 Ext 389
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South Central Library Media Center is proud to sponsor the following student reading programs:

  • Daily Sustained Silent Reading in the Jr. Sr. High (20 minutes of reading is rotated through the school based on departments)
  • Night at the Library
  • BEAR
  • STARS
  • High School Ride to Read
  • Undercover Talk
  • Rival Reading Challenge
  • Name That Book

South Central Library Media Center participates in the following student reading programs:
 
South Central administration, teachers and staff provide resources and opportunities to build avid and capable readers. Several years ago, Mrs. McGriff and Mrs. Angelos conducted action reserach and found a positive correlation between participation in outside of school reading and student academic achievement, in other words students who read outside of school are more successful and continue to become better readers.

Night at the Library


Night at the Library is a celebration of summer reading. An annual event since 2007, elementary students who pariticpated in a summer reading program were invited to attend Night at the Library on September 4

      

BEAR


SC BEAR

South Central - Be Excited About Reading

  • Elementary voluntary reading motivation program
  • Students in grades 2 - 6 read and log a minimum of 300 minutes per month outside of school
  • Students in grades K & 1 read and log 20 books per month outside of school
  • Classroom teachers collect logs each month and keep track of successful students
  • BEAR celebrations will be held monthly for those who meet the goal


To obtain a BEAR log, contact the SC Media Center or click on the BEAR LOG link:

Primary BEAR Log
BEAR Log


Rival Reading


Rival Reading Challenge Flyer

South Central High School vs. Westville High School - which school can read the most pages in March?

                   

 

STARS

STARS

South Central - Stand Together and Read Satellites

  • 6th, 7th, and 8th grade voluntary reading motivation program
  • Students read and log a minimum of 1000 minutes per semester
  • Students must participate both semesters to qualify for the field trip to Indiana Beach
To obtain a STARS log, contact the SC Media Center or click on the link:

STARS LOG

Undercover Talk


South Central Junior-Senior High book club, Undercover Talk meets the second Monday of the month in the LMC. Any student who likes to read is invited to attend. Undercover Talk members discuss books, recommend books and activities, plan reading day events, attend field trips, and help purchase books for the SC Media Center. 



    

 

High School Ride to Read


New high school reading program, students read 1200 minutes each semester. Logs are due January 9 and May 4 to the LMC.
High School Reading Log
 


YHBA


Young Hoosier Book Award

Indiana's student choice award sponsored by Association for Indiana Media Educators

  • Young Hoosier Picture Book Award - (K-3)
  • Young Hoosier Book Award - Intermediate (4-6)
  • Young Hoosier Book Award - Middle School (6-8)
  • For a list of current nominees, click below

Rosie Award


Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award

Indiana's student choice award sponsored by the Association for Indiana Media Educators.
For a list of current nominees click below