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Summer Reading

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The Summer Reading List is Here!
(as seen on our MHMS Daring School Edublog)
View & Download the Middle School Summer Reading List  Thanks to our our A+ partner Librarians at the Howard County Library and two of our local HCPSS Middle School Teacher-Librarians we have created this Super Fun Reading List for all the kiddos in our district! (or the world!) 

Visit our Howard County local Savage Branch Library & Hi Tech STEM Education Center this summer and FLIP over summer reading or flip over some amazing tech learning opportunities! Recommended Summer Reading Lists Middle School - #1 Most Awesome Teens201720162015 Kindergarten – Grade 1 - Baby Squirts201720162015 Grade 2 – 3 - Little Kiddos201720162015 Grade 4 – 5 - Minions201720162015 High School - Cool Kids201720162015 Great Books for Grown-Ups!2016 Black Eyed Susan Nominees20172016
I Mustache You To Consider This Challenge!
I #mustache you to enjoy these #shelfie pics! @hcpss_mhms #CelebrateHCPSS A post shared by Gwyneth J…

Brass Cogs and Virtual Steam

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Brass Cogs and Virtual Steam: A Steampunk Cycle of Inspiration
I love my Acorn Media streaming account! Why? Because it brings me the BEST British documentaries. I'm kinda obsessed with them. I watch...a LOT. Mostly about the ancient world, but one of my recent favorites is Calculating Ada a BBC 4 documentary presented by fellow ginger, the imminently engaging Maths Professor Ms. Hannah Fry @FryRsquared who, according to her Twitter profile is, "All math and no trousers." In the documentary she briefly interviews the graphic novel artist @sydneypadua  which led me to her webpage! Now I'm going to buy her hardback book  titled "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer" for the Coastal Cottage. I imagine it inspiring a budding Mathematician or Scientist or Steampunk. Hopefully of the girl persuasion but I'm an equal opportunity book pusher. Here's a delicious sample. Nom nom.


Which then leads …