Students are excited about the new computers in HSWLibrary. A new MAC for the library online catalog AND new Dell Optiplex 9010s. Thank you Art Dept and Mr.Davidson for the MAC, IMS for the updated computers.
It started with our HSWLibrary discussion. Students + Mrs. Haviland shared their original poems;poems by Poe, Silverstein;all were entered into the raffle drawing.26 prizes were awarded. Thank you–Mr. Gutchell,Ms. Lennon;Ms. Hulme and Mrs. Tremblay for donating the prizes. Mrs. Randazzo’s E-Media classes created bookmarks. Students and staff shared poems throughout the day! Ms. Malizia
Student group leaders of an English research assignment were recognized by their teachers with a breakfast. The assignment involved researching a needed community service project. Students used online databases, websites, books…and the computer lab. High School administrators and the librarian were also invited. Ms. Malizia
Mrs. Burns English 9 classes recently came in for a booktalk and selection of an award-winning book or one recommended. Three Youtube conversations with authors Walter Dean Myers, Lois Lowry, and John Green were shown which covered their favorite books, thoughts on censorship…..etc. A selection of recommended books/favorites were shared by Mrs. Burns, Ms. Malizia, library staff and students before students had an opportunity to choose their book.