Schilling Farms Middle School

8th grade parents-- Take a moment to learn more about CHS course registration! Check out the News Feed below to view a video and an informative PowerPoint. Lots of changes from previous years!

Book Club

Battle of the Books!  
Sponsor(s): Mrs. France and Ms. Hinds
Meeting Dates: Sept. 7th, Oct. 5th, Nov. 2nd, Dec. 7th, Jan. 4th, Jan. 18th, Feb. 1st, Feb. 8th, March 1st,  March 22nd, April 5th, April 19th.
Feb. 27-March 31 Regional Competitions
April 3-14  Final Copetition
Fee: $15 to cover snacks and t-shirt for the competitions!
Application Process: No application - all students and faculty welcome!
Academic Requirements: All academic levels welcome and encouraged!
Club Requirements: You must love to read!!!!  You are committing to read the 10 books chosen for this school year.



Please pick-up any Battle of the Books information in the library! 


2017-2018 Battle of the Books Reading List


  1. The Jumbies by Tracy Baptiste (Fantasy/Thriller)
  2. The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker-Bradley (Historical WWII)
  3. Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko (Historical/Mystery)
  4. Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming (NF)
  5. The Iron Trail by Cassandra Clare (Fantasy)
  6. Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff (Realistic/Grief)
  7. Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (Realistic/Graphic/Sports)
  8. Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba (Young Readers) (MF/Memoir/STEM)
  9. Masterminds by Gordon Korman (Science Fiction/Adventure)
  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds (Sports Fiction)


Mandatory Battle of the Books meeting this Thursday 12/8/16!  All students need to make sure their forms have been signed and the $15 fee paid.  The competition brackets have been posted.  Our first battle will be against Germantown Middle School.  It will be in January - the date will be set between the two librarians.  I'll let you know the date as soon as possible.  We need to make sure we have at least 8 team members going to that competition.
All 10 books need to be read by January 3rd when the students return to school after the Christmas Break.