First through fifth grade students may check out two books. Books are due ten school days after they are checked out. Kindergarten students are allowed to check out one book at a time. Their books are kept in the classroom until the end of the first semester, then the teacher determines whether or not a student is ready to bring books home.
Students losing or damaging books must pay for them and their check out priviledge is denied until the obligation is fullfilled. Students with overdue books may not check out books. Students may renew books that are not on hold for other students. Sunshine Reader books may not be renewed.
Students may check books out in the media center at 7:45, but they must not be late to class. The media center is open until 2:30 each school day except for early release days when it closes at 1:30 pm, unless circumstances prevent this.
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Students in 4th and 5th grade as well as 3rd grade gifted students may particiapte in the Sunshine Reader program.
Students must read 3 books and pass the Reading Counts tests on them in order to qualify to vote for their favorite book and get their picture on the sunshine wall.
Students must read 5 books and pass the Reading Counts tests on them in order to earn a $5.00 book fair gift certificate.
In order to receive an invitation to the sunshine reader party you must read 8 books and pass the Reading Counts tests on them.
Sunshine State Young Readers Award Program-Master List of Titles
The mission of the Cypress Creek Media Center is to promote a love of reading and a curiosity for knowledge through books and the latest technologies available to our students.