• Seal of Excellence in Reading


    2020-2021 School Year

    • Students read and review a minimum of four Gateway Award nominees for the current school year.

    • Students read and review a minimum of two books (fiction or nonfiction) from the college-bound reading list provided by the JCHS Library or approved by the librarians.

    • Students read and review a minimum of four books (fiction or nonfiction) of their choice. Students submit titles prior to reading for approval.

    • Students participate in at least two book clubs through the JCHS Library. These two books count towards the required reading.

    • Students participate in a community service project through either the JCHS Library, Epsilon Beta, or the public library that furthers literacy or service to others, i.e. Reading Buddies Program through MRRL, organizing a charitable drive such as the JCHS Library Giving Tree, a self-directed service project approved by the JCHS Library OR received the Jay Reader’s Award during the previous school year.

    *Required novels for JCHS classes do not apply towards the award.

    Fill out this Google Form or see a librarian by November 1 of any school year to sign up or get more information.

    How To Write A Review

    Book Review Form