Ferndale Chess Coach Randy Kaech offers K-12 online chess club

Randy Kaech, Chess Coach for Ferndale High School, has started an online chess club for K-12 students in the northwest. They have free-for-all tournaments Saturday mornings 9-11am, Monday eves 7pm, and Wednesday evenings 7-8pm. Randy has coached chess at elementary and middle schools in Ferndale as well. “Check” it out!https://www.chess.com/club/the-kraken

Khan Acadamy and Disney offer “Imagineering in a Box”

Imagineering in a Box logo

Khan Academy is a non-profit devoted to offering free video courses for preschool to high school and beyond on a wide range of subjects with an emphasis on math, science, and engineering. They have teamed with Disney to create a Middle and High School-appropriate course called Imagineering in a Box where students can design their … Read more

Popular Actors Read to Your Kids at StoryLine Online

Storyline Online has your favorite actors and other reading engaging storybooks using all the talents that got them into the Screen Actors Guild. Kristin Bell, Sean Astin, Allison Janney, Chris Pine, Oprah Winfrey, Rami Malek, and many more. Find StoryLine Online here: https://www.storylineonline.net/

Cincinnati Zoo Showcases Animals on Facebook Live

The Cincinnati Zoo has started a daily Facebook Live feed called The Home Safari, where they feature their animal friends like Fiona the Hippopotamus (https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo/videos/646073945952924/ ) and Rico the Brazilian Porcupine ( https://www.facebook.com/61800120478/videos/152751482590378/). You will learn a lot about these animals and you have the opportunity to complete a quiz and win a future visit … Read more

TumbleBooks is not just for Young Kids (Teen Resources)

For Teens, TumbleBooks has unlocked over 1000 eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos that are appropriate for all levels and interests. From high-interest/low-level (Hi/Lo) books to AP English appropriate books like The Odyssey, The Brothers Karamazov and Dracula, to National Geographic videos to graphic novels. Your teen doesn’t need a library card or a password to access … Read more

Keep Your Kids Engaged with TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks has unlocked over 1100 eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos for kids including animated talking books, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, and playlists. They have Spanish and French language books as well. You don’t need a library card or a password to access these items, just click the link below and … Read more