Our Mission:

Chickasaw Elementary School in partnership with parents, family, and the community is dedicated to creating an environment that ensures that all student achieve the highest standards both academically and socially to become lifelong learners and productive members of our global and diverse society.


This week in the library:

Third: We will be working with the online encyclopedia.

 Second grade: We will be working with the online encyclopedia .



 Mississippi Reading Fair Guidelines 2016/2017:

 See "Links" on library page for more information.

Thank you to those who participated in the Reading Fair


 Students are now able to login at home to use Learn 360  

See librarian for login information


 To view and read ebooks at our new online library visit:


username: student number
password: first name

About the Librarian: Joy Hassell

I love books! I have been a librarian at Chickasaw for 20 years. I love my job. I received my undergraduate and my Master's Degree from University of Memphis. I have two children. Thank you for all the help and encouragement that you give your children in teaching the love of reading.  Please email me with any questions or concerns that you might have at



How to choose "just right books"--


1. Look at the cover.

 2. Read the title and the author.

 3. Read the blurb in the back.

 4. Flip through the book.

 5. Read the first page.

 6.Use the 5 Finger Rule.

      0-1 fingers -Too easy

      2-3 fingers -just right

      4-5 fingers- Too Hard