The Hour of Code will be here soon!

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Nov 222017

Beginning on Monday, December 4, the Hour of Code will return to TKCS!

We will once again celebrate computer science week (Dec. 4-10) by dropping everything to spend one hour coding.

Elementary students will code in place of their computer classes. Middle school students will code during their regular science classes.

Your classroom teachers can tell you when  you are scheduled in the computer lab. In the meantime, check out these new tutorials live on the Hour of Code website!

“The ‘Hour of Code™’ is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week [] and [] to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.”

The book fair is coming!

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Nov 102017

The TKCS Scholastic Book Fair begins Tuesday, November 28! Tuesday will be preview day for all students, and purchasing will begin on Wednesday for elementary students. Thursday is middle school purchasing day, and the fair ends on Friday, December 2 after the Grandparents Breakfast.

Parents are welcome to visit the Book Fair any time during school on Wednesday and Thursday.

Purchases are TAX FREE
Cash, check and major credit cards are accepted
Make personal checks payable to TKCS

  This is a great time to do some early Christmas shopping for family and friends. We hope to see you there! 

Breakfast With a Book

Breakfast with a Book

On Thursday morning, November 30, we will be opening the Book Fair at 7:30 a.m. for “Breakfast with a Book.” Parents, you can have a snack and coffee, browse with your children (or without), and buy from our large selection of book titles! The Book Fair will remain open all morning in our elementary library.

Proceeds from the book fair benefit TKCS Libraries. Again, we thank you for supporting our book fair and our library program at King’s!

Book Fair Schedule

Monday: Library closed ~ Book Fair set-up
Tuesday: Elementary and middle school preview and wish lists
Wednesday: Elementary shopping day
Thursday: Breakfast with a Book ~ Middle School shopping day ~ Middle School students may shop during lunch, study halls (with hall pass) and/or Language Arts periods with teacher. Elementary students may also shop.
Friday morning after the Grandparent breakfast until 11:20 ~ Grandparent and Grandchild shopping.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

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Sep 122017

Did you know that all King’s students are entitled to a free library card from the Cherry Hill Public Library? That’s right. All you need do is bring identification and proof of attendance at our school (a tuition bill will suffice), and you will be given a free one-year membership to the beautiful Cherry Hill Public Library.

Why should you get a public library card? The local public library is an extension of the school library, and we want you to take advantage of everything it has to offer. Not only does a public library have a larger collection of books than any school library, but the public library has databases and other online services that will extend what our school library has to offer. After getting your library card, you can get help accessing Cherry Hill’s services and collection from the MS/HS library here at King’s.

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What’s Next in the Series?

Reading a great book and wondering what’s next in the series? Check out this service from Mid-Continent Public Library! Select your series title, book title, author, or even subject and get a listing of all of the books in the series in publication or chronological order. The service covers books for readers through grade 12. If the series came from our library and we do not have the next book in the series, let us know and [Read More]

Summer Reading

It’s that time of year — all library books will soon be due back to the library so that we can get ready for summer loans! Tuesday, June 6, is the deadline to return all borrowed materials to the MS/HS Library. Circulation will then be closed until June 12 when we will begin to make summer loans. This year, all rising 6th to 12th grade students and their parents will be able to borrow up to 10 [Read More]

Florence Nightingale was born today in 1820. Did you know she wrote a cookbook during the U.S. Civil War for camp & hospital? To learn more, visit the Florence Nightingale Page at American Literature, featuring a biography and free library of the author’s novels, stories, poems, letters, and texts.  AMERICANLITERATURE.COM

He is Risen!

As we look with anticipation towards our school break, let us remember the reason we celebrate! Χριστὸς ἀνέστη ἐκ νεκρῶν, θανάτῳ θάνατον πατήσας, καὶ τοῖς ἐν τοῖς μνήμασι, ζωὴν χαρισάμενος! Happy Resurrection Sunday, everyone!

African American History Month

The struggle for racial equality in the 1950s and 1960s was one of the most important social movements in U.S. history. This African American History Month, meet the unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Emmett Till 1955 · The Montgomery Bus Boycott 1956 · The Little Rock Nine 1957 · Woolworth’s Lunch Counter 1960 · Freedom Riders 1961 · March on Washington 1963 · Freedom Summer 1964 · Chaney, Schwerner, and Goodman 1964 · Thurgood Marshall [Read More]

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