High School Library!
Welcome to the HS Library web page!! Here you will
find out the latest activities in your Library.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 'Match the Favorite Book to the Staff Member' game!! Congratulation to Tyler Stowell for getting the most correct with 7 out of 26!! Most of the books listed can be found in our H.S. Library.
|Match the Favorite Book to the Staff Member
||All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
||Aloha Kitchen by Alana Kysar
||Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
||Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
||Dune by Frank Herbert
||Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
||Esperanza Renace by Pam Munoz Ryan
||FISKE Guide to Colleges (current edition)
||Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
||Life of Pi by Yann Martel
||Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
||Molecules of Emotion by Dr. Candace Pert, Ph.D.
||Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
||Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot by T.S. Eliot
||Success is a Choice by Rick Pitino
||The Bloody chamber and other stories by Angela Carter
||The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
||The Broken Earth Trilogy by N K Jemisin
||The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
||The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
||The Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Gallwey
||The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
||The River Wife by Jonis Agee
||The Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien
||The Swan House by Elizabeth Musser
||Walden by H.D. Thoreau
New book section!
We now have a new book section in the library entitled Teacher Recommended Books. Here you will find books the high school teachers and staff have read and are highly recommending for your entertainment, enhancement and enlightenment.
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
Winger by Andrew Smith
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Wicked by Gregory Maguire
Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCuller
The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by M. Chabon
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Bone Clocks by D. Mitchell
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Saenz
The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
NATIONAL BANNED BOOK WEEK
Banned Books Week (September 22-28, 2019) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. To read more about banned books from the American Library Association, go to http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/banned
"Censorship prevents readers from seeing things from a different perspective, through the eyes of another. It closes off worlds that should otherwise be opened to readers. A multiplicity of views is essential to our freedom."
Dr. Thomas Lecarner, J.D., Ph.D., HS English Teacher
"Books are usually banned because they make people uncomfortable. And THAT is one of the most powerful aspects of good literature -- to challenge accepted beliefs, to speak truth to power, to make people consider their life choices on a more fundamental level."
Ari Finkelstein, HS English Teacher
"Banned books challenge societal norms, standards society has been conditioned to uphold, by promoting awareness and radical change."
Erica Stockbridge, HS English Teacher
Need a Brain Break????
Come checkout our Makerspace. What is a Makerspace, well I'm glad you asked!
A Makerspace is used to empower students to see themselves as inventors, builders and creators. Makerspace allows learning new skills through trial and error, experiencing failure of an initial idea, the exploration of possible alternatives and then problem solving to improve on the idea.
The Library offers students the opportunity to make copies. Copies are $.05 for each printed side and for your convenience we have punch cards, 20 punches for $1. The cards are kept in the library and will roll-over into the next year if you haven't used it up by the end of the school year.
Need a pencil, pen, notecards or Post-it®?? The Library has supplies.
High School Library Technology Policy
The use of computers and other technology, including but not limited to: Chromebooks, headphones, and Ti 84 calculators is a privilege with responsibilities. Failure to abide by the following guidelines may result in loss of privileges and/or financial consequences.
• Do not attempt to modify the appearance of or operation of any technology equipment. This includes, but is not limited to commands, copying or installing software, setting passcode locks, or copying files of any type. Equipment should remain in its original or teacher-set configuration.
• Tampering with or vandalizing hardware, software, or data will not be tolerated. It is each students responsibility to check the computer before and after use and to report problems to librarian immediately.
• Students will only use applications, software, and programs required to complete assignments/projects, and only those that have been approved by the teacher of the applicable class. Failure to stay “on task may result in the loss of technology privileges and/or further disciplinary actions.
• No web sites, software, apps, or other media should be printed, shared, e-mailed, or downloaded without teacher approval.
• All equipment is to be returned by 3:15 on the day of check out. At no point should the borrowed equipment leave the school’s campus.
No news articles have been posted. Please check back soon for updates.