HAMILTON MIDDLE SCHOOL website
Follow @VHMLMC - Ms Phelps will be updating during our COVID-19 shutdown (click on image)
Did you know our school has its own Spotify playlist?? Click on Spotify Icon to open our 'Velma Bell Hamilton MS Power & Positivity Mix" [Have a suggestion for a song to add that has a message of POWER and/or POSITIVITY? email it to Ms Phelps!
Click on Mrs. Hamilton's portrait to learn about our wonderful namesake! See more info -- including pictures -- here.
Click here to see Ms Phelps' short video about how to use Sora to get just what you want
Click here to see tips for searching Sora (Overdrive)
Click here to go to Wisconsin's Digital Library ebook & audiobook catalog (much bigger than ours)
Click here to see how to connect your school Sora with the Wisconsin Digital library - gives you the most choices in one place!
Click here to Audible -- Amazon Audible now offers FREE Audio Books! [and then maybe choose Tween or Teen]
Here is the most famous one, written by author Ernest Hemingway:
For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn.
Here are some other great examples:
Label: "not for oral use." Oops!
The plague started with a hug.
I stopped getting my piano tuned.
I'm your #1 fan, posted #360,420.
I'm not throwing away my shot.
Jump, turn, kick, leap, pose, repeat.
Biliteracy Reading Spanish
Click on card to sign up for a virtual library card. [You DON'T need one if you already have a library card]
NEW NEWS: MPL is doing CURBSIDE PICK-UP OF BOOKS, and phone help. You have to put the book on hold, and the libraries are NOT doing inter-library loans, so you will have to pick up at the library that has your book. More info here.
[Click on image to see YouTubes of all the speakers] Sooo many authors & illustrators that are popular @ VHM!! To name a few: Jason Reynolds, Gene Luen Yang, Jacqueline Woodson, Kwame Mbalia (Tristan Strong series), Meg Medina, Linda Sue Park, Gail Carson Levine, Libba Bray, Kayla Miller, Erin Entrada Kelly, Renee Watson, Kelly Yang, Marie Lu, Max Brallier, Stuart Gibbs, Jewell Parker Rhodes, Nathan Hale, Grace Lin, Nic Stone .... check out the ones that are interesting to you!
How do you play?
In order to play, visit BreakoutEDU.com/live at 1PM and wait for the game to start. There is no login required. When you complete a game, you can enter to win a prize. It is FREE!
Can students win prizes?
When a game is complete the player enters their parent’s or teacher’s email address. Winners must reside in the U.S. to win a prize .
Can I play past episodes?
Yep! All past episodes can be found at BreakoutEDU.com/live.