Hello Sybil,

Congratulations! This is a tremendous accomplishment, and it is sure to
make a very big impact!

Peter Milbury                          [log in to unmask]

Librarian-Mentor Teacher
American Memory Fellow:  Library Of Congress - National Digital Library
Chico High School, Chico, CA 95926
A National Blue Ribbon and California Distinguished School 530-891-3036

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, cooper middle schoool wrote:

> This is my first try to contact everyone.  I hope I'm successful.   HAPPY
> NEW YEAR!!!  I wanted to pass on the old good news-bad news-good news.
> First the best of the good news:
> Kenneth Cooper Middle School Library Media Specialist Sybil Connolly and U.
> S. History teacher Kelly Middendorf, now at Putnam City West High School,
> have recently been informed that their presentation proposal has been
> accepted. The Ninth National Conference and Exhibition of the American
> Association of School Librarians will be held in Birmingham, Alabama on
> November 10-14, 1999.  Over 300 proposals from across the country and around
> the world were submitted for preconference sessions, showcases, and
> concurrent sessions.  Their session involves the Internet and is titled,
> "Exploring the Nation's Library Online: Learning With the Library of
> Congress."  Both teachers were selected to attend the Library of Congress
> American Memory Institute for Teachers last summer in Washington, D.C.
> Kelly and I are very excited to have our proposal accepted.  I wrote the
> above for my principal and thought I might and well share it with you.
> Now for the bad news, I'm having surgery this Tues. and will be out for
> about six weeks.  Now the silver lining in this is that once I can sit for
> any lenght of time, I plan on working on THE lesson plan.  I probably won't
> even read let alone answer e-mails for at least a week or two.  Talk to you
> as soon as I can.
> Sybil