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Hard to believe we’re nearing the end of the first quarter! Where has the time gone? The fall book fair is just around the corner.  Whew! I am incredibly thankful to have returned as Seward El’s librarian this year. The library has been busy, with a new library aide jumping right in and making magic..

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Mrs. Pfeiffenberger’s class has been busy!  They have been creating awesome book reviews. From Mrs. Pfeiffenberger and her class: Looking for a good book to read?  Check out the fabulous book reviews our class wrote by following this link: If you click on the small pictures at the bottom right of the page, it..

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It happens every year:  We start gaining significant sunlight hours as the school year winds down, which means students get a little more wound up.  One of the ways I have enjoyed (and tried to channel) this extra student energy in April is by embracing National Poetry Month. This year, for the entire month of..

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Seward Elementary School will be celebrating with a Scholastic book fair on Tuesday, March 18. Funds raised from the fair will help purchase books for the school library to support classroom curriculum and learning. Students will be able to visit during the school day with their classes and make purchases.  A flyer was sent home..

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Did you know that there are amazing online resources for Alaskans to use, for free?  You can find them at the SLED database site, at .  This website has been around for almost 20 years and has been generously funded by a variety of organizations: the federal government, the Institute of Museums and Library..