2018 Bookmark contest winners!

Wow! It looks like I am way behind with posting!

It is already the new year and so much has happened…

Exciting changes are happening in the library! I will post some before and after pictures soon. But first, let me announce this years bookmark contest winners!

1st Reet Gill , 2nd Carter Reilander, 3rd  shared between Hannah Wood, Sophia George , and Emily Esau, 4th Jordan Choo. 

The new bookmarks will be ready next week so stop by the library to pick up your favourite. A huge thank you to everyone who entered the bookmark contest. There were so many amazing entries! After several rounds of judging, here are the top 4:   





Word Search Contest

The word search contest is coming to an end! The winner will be announced on Thursday, February 23rd.


There is still time to enter to win a prize! Pick up a sheet from the library and make sure to follow all the rules to be eligible for a prize.

The rules: name on top, write the number of words found (on top), cross the words off the front and write them on the back (you can attach a second sheet if you need more room)

Hint: you are looking for literary terms or book genres.

Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, February 22nd.

The Bookmark Contest is Back!

I am happy to announce that we will be having another bookmark contest this year!

Get creative for a chance to win a prize and have your artwork printed and available in the library! But hurry, the contest will end February 29th.

I have been so amazed and impressed by the level of talent here at MEI!! This will be our fourth bookmark contest. There are usually so many awesome entries that the judges have a hard time picking the winners.

The Rules… maximum size: 2.5 inches by 7 inches. Must be able to be scanned. Submit as many as you would like. Make sure your name and grade are on the back!

There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for hand drawn bookmarks and a 1st place prize for digital bookmarks. The winners for this year’s contest will be announced after spring break. Check out the previous winners…


2013 winners









2012 winners










2011 winners


The Scholastic Book Fair is here!!

MEI Middle School is once again hosting a Scholastic Book Fair! Join us for this special event October 26th – 29th in the Multi-Purpose Room. Come celebrate books and reading with us!

The Book Fair will be open during lunch and after school on Monday, 8:00am-4:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 8:00am-8:00pm on Thursday.

There are several contests you can enter to win a prize – remember to decorate a monster and bring it to the fair! If you bring an adult family member to the book fair, you can enter the “Family Prize Draw” for a chance to win $50.00 in books!! $25 worth of books for you, and $25 for your classroom teacher. Contest submissions for the family draw must be in by 4pm on Wednesday.

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Thanks to everyone who came out to support the Middle School’s Scholastic Book Fair. I would also like to thank the amazing student crew and parent helpers who made the book fair possible! Because of you the school raised over $1300.00 for new books and resources!

Also, a HUGE thank you to Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt in Abbotsford for your generous donation of coupons for free frozen yogurt to those who purchased a book at the fair!

Congratulations to all the contest winners! Hope you enjoyed your prizes.

The library copy of books from the fair will be on the “New” shelf soon. Check out the blog’s “New Stuff” for other books that have just been added! Book 12 of the Ranger’s Apprentice is ready, the newest Percy Jackson’s graphic novel, the latest Warriors books, and many more!




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MEI Middle School is once again hosting a Scholastic Book Fair! Join us for this special event November 4th – 7th in the Multi-Purpose Room. Come celebrate books and reading with us!

The Book Fair will be open after school on Monday (if they deliver early enough!), 8:00am-4:00pm on Tuesday, 8:00am-8:30pm on Wednesday and 8:00am-2:00pm on Thursday.

New contests have been added and there are many prizes to be won! Come to the Book Fair to Guess How Many”. Check your locker during Lucky Locker Days” (Tuesday and Wednesday) to see if you have won a prize! For every $10 spent you can enter to win a prize! Also, if students bring a family member to the book fair, they can enter the “Family Prize Draw” and win $50.00 in books!! $25 worth of books for their family, and $25 for their classroom teacher. Contest submissions for the family draw must be in by 8:30pm on Wednesday.

Check out the teacher’s Classroom Wish List display. This is a great way to give the perfect gift, support literacy, build the classroom library and show appreciation for your child’s teacher. Every generous gift you make will be recognized with a special bookplate, identifying your family or child as the donor. You can either buy one of the books the teacher has selected or give a cash donation that they can use to buy books from the fair. New contest: for every book you buy for the classroom, you can enter a draw to win a book of the same value for yourself!

P.S. Did you know that for every $10 you spend at the Book Fair, up to $6 goes back to our school? This allows us to purchase library books and educational resources. Thanks for your support!


We hope to see you at the Book Fair!