November Diversity Reading Challenge

In honor of National Native American Heritage month, our November Diversity Reading Challenge is to read a book by an Indigenous author, a book with Indigenous characters, or a book about the history of Indigenous people. During all lunches on December 3rd, there will be a book club where people can talk about the books [...]

October Diversity Reading Challenge

In recognition of National Diverse Ability Awareness Month, our October Diversity Reading Challenge is to read a book about a person or character who has diverse abilities.  During lunch times on October 29th, there will be a Book Club in the library where people who have participated in the challenge will talk about the books [...]

Diversity Reading Challenge

The Diversity Reading Challenge is a new addition to the Jason Lee Library program. The goal of the challenge is to recognize and celebrate the various groups that are part of our Jason Lee Community. Each month, students and staff will be encouraged to read a book related to the group being recognized during that [...]

How to get books to read during hybrid learning

During hybrid learning, students have several ways to get books to read. 1. Jason Lee Library: Students can checkout books from our library. Students learning in the building will get their books from their English teacher. Students learning remotely can pick them up from the front office Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00. To request to checkout a book, [...]

Stay At Home, Stay Healthy, and READ A BOOK!

I hope that everyone is safe and staying healthy.  While schools are closed, it is recommended that students be reading a minimum of 20 minutes a day -- more would be even better!  There are several great places online where students can access free ebooks and audiobooks.  There are directions for four of the best [...]

Kindness Week

Jason Lee students and staff finished reading Posted which was our One Book, One School title for this year.  One of the messages of the book is that kindness matters -- not just to our friends, but also towards people outside of our friend groups.  So, as a culminating event for One Book, One School [...]

One Book, One School

This month Jason Lee is continuing its annual One Book, One School tradition in which every student and adult in our school community receives a copy of the same book.  Throughout the month, we will read the book together and participate in discussions and activities related to the story.  Our One Book, One School goals [...]

One Book, One School

Our third annual One Book, One School experience is underway.  Everyone in the Jason Lee community, including students, teachers, paraeducators. clerks, counselors, administrators, secretaries, custodians, and all support staff, have received a copy of the book Slacker by Gordon Korman.  Over the course of five weeks, we will read the book together and engage in discussions and activities [...]

Ella Enchanted Field Trip: Thank you PTA!

Due to a generous grant provided by the Jason Lee PTA, Mrs. Peterson's English classes had an amazing opportunity to attend a performance of Ella Enchanted presented by the Oregon Children's Theater.  Prior to the field trip, Mrs. Peterson's students read the book by Gail Carson Levine on which the play was based.  Watching a [...]

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