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Welcome to the DMK Library!

About Mrs. Abed
I am the library media specialist and reading intervention teacher at Daniel McKee Alternative School. I have a master's degree in Library and Information Science from Trevecca Nazarene University and a B.A. in English from Middle Tennessee State University. You may contact me at abede@rcschools.net or (615) 890-2282.
Class Schedule
1st period: Library
2nd period: Independent Studies/HS RTI Reading
3rd period: Library
4th period: Library
5th period: HS RTI Reading
​6th period: RTI Reading (6th & 7th grades)
Quick Links
DMK Online Catalog (Find Books)
American Association of School Librarians: The 21st Century Learner
Common Beliefs
  • Reading is a window to the world.
  • Inquiry provides a framework for learning.
  • Ethical behavior in the use of information must be taught.
  • Technology skills are crucial for future employment needs.
  • Equitable access is a key component for education.
Overarching Learning Standards
  1. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.
  2. Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.
  3. Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.
  4. Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.

Recent Posts

Brooks Benjamin, author of My Seventh Grade Life in Tights, will be speaking at DMK to the middle school students on Friday, March 17 during 5th period.

About My Seventh Grade Life in Tights: Dance studios are for sell-outs. Or at least that’s what Dillon’s dance crew keeps saying. But when a chance to compete at the biggest dance academy in the state falls in his lap, he has to decide what’s more important: sticking to his crew’s rules or freestyling his way into solo greatness.

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