Events and Displays in the Library!

Vocabulary Word of the Week!
See below for previous weeks' words! 
Come to the library to get a special treat if you can use the words in their own sentence. 
Congrats to the Students of the Month for November!
Students of the Month Nov
Friday, November 1st was
Dia de los Muertos!
Dia de los Muertos Altar
We celebrated and honored our deceased loved ones by creating an altar in the Ortho Library, making and decorating Sugar Skulls and painting faces in the quad. 
September 15th - October 15th was Latinx Heritage Month!
Latinx Heritage Month
 
Student of the Month!
October 14, 2019
Congrats to all the students below who were nominated by their teachers!
Student of the Month Oct
 
September 22-28, 2019 was Banned Book Week!
Celebrate your freadom to read and read a Banned Book!
 
September is Suicide Prevention Month. 
 
The Depression and Suicide Prevention Parent Workshop on September 17th was a Success! 
We had 30 parents who were very interested in this topic. Thank you to Mr. Sagredo, a mental health trainer with LAUSD for facilitating the workshop. 
SI Prevention flier
 
Thank you to our community rep, Valerie Cajero for reaching out to parents, organizing the event and providing coffee and treats. 
Thank you to our Psychiatric Social Worker, Alexa Gonzales for organizing the event. If students ever want to talk, her door is always open!
Back to School Night was a Success! (September 12, 2019)
We had a photo booth!
We had donations of free books for students and their families, thanks to the Junipero Serra Library and the Silverlake Library! 
Free Books from the Public Library!
Ortho Student Volunteers read books to little brothers and sisters, made book-marks with them and played games with them too! 
Students ReadingStudents ReadingStudents Reading
 
Ortho Student Volunteers also signed parents up for Schoology accounts!
 
Thank you to all the student volunteers, the parents and the public libraries for a successful event!