• Welcome to Lester's Media Center!  Mrs. Chatlosh and Mrs. Freeman look forward to helping all students:

    • Find books that they enjoy reading!

    • Find material they need to help them in class!

    • To be able to use the reading computer programs at Lester!

    Help Staff:

    • Recieve Material that will assist them in class from books, books in bags, big books, manipulative, etc....

    Help Parents and the Community:

    • Find material that will assist them with helping their child or children

    Please come and visit us today!


  • reading   Million Words Read:


  •           Lester Elementary is a Model Reading Renaissance School and Library. We know that reading makes the difference in learning. Please look below to help understand our Reading Renaissance Program.  We want all students to increase their reading levels as well as their ability to read and comprehend longer books.

    Colored Dots and Stars:

    • Yellow Dot: 0.5-1.5                   

    • Lime Green Dot: 1.6-2.0                                                                        

    • Orange Dot: 2.1-2.5                                                                                            

    • Pink Dot: 2.6-3.0                                                     

    • Red Dot: 3.1-3.5                                                 

    • Blue Dot: 3.6-4.0                                                           

    • Green Dot: 4.1-4.5                                                  

    • Red Star: 4.6-5.0

    • Blue Star: 5.1-5.5

    • Green Star: 5.6-6.0

    • Silver Star: 6.1-6.5

    • Gold Star: 6.6 and higher                                                                                                                           

    Book Certificate Levels:

    • Ready Reader

    • Independent Reader

    • Rising Reader

    • Super Reader - 1 point chapter books

    • Advanced Reader - 2 point chapter books

    • STAR Reader - 4 point chapter books

    • Classic Reader - 6 point chapter books

    Rewards for Reading:

    • 10 points - pencil & stickers

    • 25 points - Treasure Box One

    • 50 points - Treasure Box Two

    • 75 points - Treasure Box Three

    • 100 points - Treasure Box Four

    • 150 points - T-shirt


  • Resources:



    Click the image above to access South Carolina DISCUS databases just for kids! Databases include BrainPop Jr., Britannica Elementary, Kids InfoBits, NoveList K-8, Searchasaurus, and more. Make sure you ask Mrs. Chatlosh for the login information!




    Click the image above to visit Knowitall.org! The link will take you to some great games, interactive sites, images, and videos designed just for kids! Learn about the SC Gullah people, practice your math and science skills, create an art masterpiece, and much more.