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Media Center

The primary objective of each school’s media center is to implement, enrich, and support the educational program of the school. The media center shall provide a wide range of educational media materials on all levels of difficulty with a diversity of appeal and the representation of different points of view.

Summer Reading Challenge: Embark on our reading challenge!
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May 2024

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Bunnell Elementary encourages all students to read at least 15 minutes a day this summer for 5 days each week.  Help us reach our goal of 405 minutes for June through July.  We know they can do it!

Sign up by June 6th to participate!

We will be using an online reading log called Beanstack.  It is a free app in the app store.  You will be emailed your child’s log-in information when you sign up. You can also access Beanstack through your student's Classlink account. Don't want to use the online reading log?  Print a paper log here, or pick one up at the school's front office.

Besides achieving a digital badge each time they read 45 minutes, each participating school will be rewarding students with a small prize at the beginning of the new school year.

Don't forget that our Flagler County Public Library will have events for both children and teens this summer. Check out its online calendar to learn about all of the events that are happening throughout the summer months. 

Please contact Wendy Wentz-Neubauer, BES Media Specialist, with any questions.



Wendy Wentz-Neubauer

BES Media Specialist

BES Media Center Goals

  • Provide a media center, which is an integral part of the total instruction program, serving students and faculty as needed in all curricular areas
  • Provide varied enrichment opportunities in an environment that encourages students to pursue individual interests and to develop their potential as lifelong learners
  • Provide support materials, equipment, facilities and professional cooperation necessary for the instructional program to meet each student’s individual needs support for classroom reading programs

Digital Resources

Search our Web-Based Catalog to Access all Media Center Resources.

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Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Program

The Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Program (SSYRA) is a statewide reading program for students in grades 3–5. The SSYRA Junior Program is a set of 15 books for students in grades K–2.

The purpose of the SSYRA Program is to encourage students to read independently for personal satisfaction based on interest rather than just reading level. Students are encouraged to read books that are above, on, and below their tested reading level in order to improve their reading fluency and have a greater exposure to literature. 


SSYRA Book Lists, 2024-2025

Parental Choice

Please visit the Media Services page to learn about the Flagler Schools Media Services Parental Choice Procedures.