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My 2015-16 School Year Goal

School Year Goal

It’s the first day for most schools here in Michigan.

My goal? Make a positive connection with every student. I do my best to do this every year, but I figured it aught to be my  focus.

What’s your 2015-16 School Year Goal?

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. My goal this year is to make a few kids lifelong readers that maybe wouldn’t have been otherwise.

  2. I love how you managed to capture this in a line. Me, on the other hand? As my husband says, I wrote a manifesto! http://thereisabookforthat.com/2015/08/30/literary-nest-building-101/ I have been thinking lots about this – which I guess, from the post, is very obvious! Have a wonderful year!

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