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For the Graduates- CONGRATULATIONS, Class of 2021

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Dear Graduates,

You have all come so far and I have known so many of you since elementary school and middle school. I wish you all nothing but the very best. This video is for you. Go out and change the world I know you are capable of. Ms. V
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15 of the Best Books to Give Graduates

Graduation is the start of a new chapter in life — here are some titles to gift graduates, from inspirational memoirs to laugh-out-loud essay collections to thought-provoking fiction.

Graduation Quotes to Inspire the Class of 2021

Whatever your graduate’s next phase entails, it’s time to send them off with a great graduation party, a unique graduation gift, and a card complete with heart-felt sentiment, like one of these best graduation quotes to inspire 2021 grads!

Virtual Campus Tours

Colleges and universities across the world now offer virtual alternatives to on-campus tours. If you don’t see your prospective school(s), check directly on school sites.

15 Virtual College Campus Tours

Touring a college campus is exciting for high school students, but some students might not be able to visit in person—but that doesn’t mean they have to miss out! Check out the many virtual college campus tours available online right now.

Summer Fun Stuff - Reading

The Libby App by Overdrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your local public library for FREE! Adjust ebook's font size, layout, and lighting. As you read, you can also add bookmarks, notes and highlights, and define words. Download on your phone, tablet or computer!

Teen Summer Reading At New York Libraries

Check out these lists and reviews for tons of great summer reads.

WIRED's Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids and Teens

This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get you reading!

YA Book Trailers

200 short videos about great books.

Summer Fun Stuff - Learn Something New!

16 Virtual Cooking Classes for Kids of All Ages

Now you have lots of free time, why not learn how to better channel your inner chef? Here’s a list of virtual cooking classes for kids of all ages.

Free Rice Game

This addictive site tests you on your vocabulary knowledge. They also donate free rice to third-world countries! Free, Grades 2-12. Can change categories in the hamburger.

Smithsonian Teen Tribune

Lots of non-fiction articles on this site, and you can level it by Lexile (reading) level.

Free Resources For High School Students To Get Ahead

Have some down time? Use the time to learn a new skill, take an interesting course or prepare for standardized tests like the SAT or ACT. Here are 13 free resources for high school students to get ahead while school is out.


Digital Library Card at the New York Public Library!

If you live, work, or attend school in New York, you can get a digital library card. With a digital library card you get free access to e-books, databases, educational resources, and more. Can also be linked into Sora!

Summer Is Coming. Bring a Book!

You have your sunscreen and beach chairs. Once you pick up any of these 24 books, summer can really begin. Read the book everyone will be talking about! Read anticipated follow-ups! Maybe nonfiction? Love true crime? Check out this list!

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora! You can also add your Peninsula Public Library AND your New York Public Library card (see above) This opens up your world of reading AND listening!

YA Readers' Most Anticipated Books for June

Goodreads shares a list of the most anticipated books coming this month! Take a peak to find your next book to read!

New York Times Bestsellers

Looking for your next great read? Scroll through the listings for adult, young adult, middle school & children's picture books

Epic Reads

Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!

Peninsula Public Library

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from Tutor.com

Teacher's Corner

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All the Best Teaching & Learning Ideas, Straight to Your Inbox

35 Best Podcasts for Elementary through High School

The best podcasts for students to listen to and learn from and divided by grade level.


Access Our School Databases for Research

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Something For Everyone

15 Incredible Famous Musicians Every Kid Should Know

These 15 musicians span the genres, introducing everything from opera to Motown. This list is a jumping-off point to explore other famous musicians and bands in each of these genres, giving you a wider world of music to enjoy.

A World Within A World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

The Bay Houses Of Long Island explores the lives, history, and experiences of bay house owners in the Town of Hempstead from both a historical and contemporary perspective.

Best Typing Apps for Students

More than ever, typing is an essential part of learning. Developing this skill doesn’t have to be boring, though! We are Teachers put together this helpful list of some of the best options for elementary, middle, and high school kids!

This Day in History

Learn something new everyday and broaden your horizons.

Google Earth

Travel the world from the comfort of your home.

The Word Search

Fun to play and educational! Great for those students that are early finishers. Play on the computer or your device - If you're feeling a little more adventurous, why not create your very own with the simple to use Word Search Maker.

Questions? Ideas? Email me at lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us