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Icon representing person reading book Parental Choice Library Book Restriction Form
Parents may utilize this form to restrict titles their child may check out in the school library. Please complete the form and return it to your child's teacher or librarian.

Otter Wall of Fame deadline is May 10th! Be sure to have all Florida State Sunshine books and quizzes completed by this date to participate.

Grades K-2  will need to read all 15 books and have their list signed by a teacher or parent.

Grades 3-5 will need to read all 15 books and stop by the media center to take a short quiz after each book.

Grades K-2 SSYRA Jr.  List

2021-2022 Annotated List (FloridaMediaED.org)

Grades 3-5 SSYRA List

2021-2022 SSYRA Annotated List (FloridaMediaED.org)

A Media Center is a Library and so much more!

The media center at Ocean Palms is a hub of activity. Each Day begins with school news and digital video production followed by classes where students participate and collaborate in one of many varied activities related to media literacy or Science, Technology, Art, Engineering or Math (STEAM). The goal is to inspire students to be dreamers and doers- to develop skills for their future such as critical thinking, collaboration and effective use of ideas and information. Instructional methods and content are varied to successfully integrate foundational skills and technology as a tool for learning. Students gather and evaluate information and utilize different forms of media to develop a solution-oriented mindset. Learning is a lifelong endeavor and, it is the goal of our Media Center to support learning for our school community for everyday, everyone, everything, matters.