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Free Ebooks for elementary:

Our generous vendors have given APS thousands of free multi-use Ebooks in English and Spanish until summer. Multi-use means that several students can have these Ebooks open at the same time, and they are great for the distance classroom! 

6 Fantastic Websites for Free Ebooks

Capstone Interactive Ebooks

English and some Spanish

Features: Text highlighting and read-aloud

Unlimited use, no password required

TumbleBook Library:

English, some Spanish, some French

Features: animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, quizzes, and exciting games and puzzles. Includes ebooks by popular authors like Kate DiCamillo, Doreen Cronin, Robert Munsch, and others.

Unlimited use, no password required

Tumble Math:

English
A comprehensive collection of math picture books, complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

Note: there is a tab on the page called “How to Use”. The “How to Use” page has information on how to use Tumble Math books in the classroom and at home.

Unlimited use, no password required

MackinVIA

Select school and then use APS logon credentials.

English, some Spanish

Fiction and non-fiction ebooks

Mackin has given us thousands more ebooks until September 2020 and we are in the process of adding them. Some are multi-use unlimited and some are not. We will send out more information on how to find the multi-use ebooks.

Mackin has a lot of distance learning resources and tutorials on how to use MackVIA.

Follett Lightbox:

Location : Any Location ; School: Follett eLearning, McHenry, IL ; click "Log in" in the upper right screen ; username: guest ; password: follett

English, some Spanish, a few Arabic ebooks

*Works better with Chrome

Features: Interactive ebooks, multi-use

Lightbox Instructional videos

Gale Virtual Reference Library:

Username: aps, password: cactus

English

Nonfiction ebooks

Note: these ebooks are good for older computers that cannot handle Flash or interactive ebooks.

GOK School Updates

Principal s News

Cynthia Gaillour, GOK Principal

 

Cindy Gaillour, Principal,

Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary 

 

 

August 2, 2022

Dear GOK Community,

Important dates and information – Please read carefully!

  • August 9: 1:00pm-2:00pm – Meet Your Teacher Grades 1st-5th (see below)
  • August 10: First day of school for grades 1st-5th
  • August 12: First day of school for kindergarten (see below)
  • August 12: Tears & Cheers – Parents can meet in the cafeteria to celebrate or sob about school starting – all families are welcome!

Meet Your Teacher Grades 1st-5th:  This will take place in person on Tuesday, August 9th from 1:00-2:00 pm.  Class lists will be posted in the hallways. You can bring school supplies at that time.  If you ordered school supply kits in the spring, they will be delivered to your child’s classroom.

Kindergarten Students: The first day of school for kindergarten students is Friday, August 12. Your child’s teacher will contact you to set up a time for you to bring your child to school to meet the teacher and complete a quick incoming kindergarten screening on Wednesday, August 10 or Thursday, August 11. 

Supply Lists: School supply lists can be found on the GOK website under “Important Links” at the bottom of the webpage. If you ordered school supply kits in the spring, they will be delivered to your child’s classroom.

Drop Off: Students may be dropped off as early as 7:30 where they will go directly to the playground for outside recess time or to the cafeteria for breakfast.  On the first day of school, parents are welcome to walk their students to their designated area. After the first day, parents will drop students off using the drop off lanes.  There will be ample staff to greet and guide students to where they need to go. 

Breakfast and Lunches:  Breakfast and lunch will be available but no longer provided to all students at no cost.  Students are welcome to bring lunch from home or purchase their lunch in the cafeteria. 

Buses:  Buses will operate as usual. You can also visit the APS bus website to input your address at https://mybusstop.aps.edu  


 

GOK front of school

Georgia O'Keeffe Rams