SPHS High School Library Newsletter

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Welcome Back!

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REMINDER- LIBRARY POLICIES

Welcome Back- We have missed you! Since we have probably all suffered from "summer brain" here are SPHS library policy reminders so that we start the new year off right!

1. Library opens at 7 am- please get a morning pass from a library staff member ( you must have this pass to enter)

2. No food in the library.

3. Always sign in on the iPad at the library entrance.

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STUDENTS NOW HAVE ACCESS TO GOOGLE DRIVE THROUGH AACPS.
STORE, SHARE, CREATE: DOCUMENTS, FORMS, PPT, SPREADSHEETS, SURVEYS, ETC.

www.drive.google.com
Username: SIF#@aacps.org
Password: network password ( what you use to log into the school computers)

GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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www.google.classroom.com

Username: SIF#@aacps.org

Password: network password ( what you use to log into the school computers)
Your teacher will give you a special class code for you to join the class.


GOOGLE CLASSROOM will also be used for all SPHS clubs ( to replace REMIND)

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GET READY FOR SAT, ACT AND MANY OTHER TESTS- NEW!!

Build a solid foundation for your future by achieving success in high school. Prepare for high school entrance and exit exams, search for private schools, and prepare for AP tests.
Gale's Testing & Education Reference Center

How to Access:

1) Go to the SPHS library webpage

2) Click on the tab "Research Databases"

3) Scroll to Gale Testing & Education Reference Center. Click “Open Now.”

4) After you select what you would like to do
(i.e. High School Tools  Advanced Placement Exams  Online Practice Test)
you will be prompted to Register.

Create a User Name and Password that you will remember.

Recommendation: Use the same user name and password you use to log into the school computers.


By registering, you’ll be able to track your progress/scores!

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SPHS Book Club Is Back!


Book Club meets once a month after school in the library to discuss a book students have chosen to read together.

Join us at the first meeting of the year after school on Wednesday, September 20, at 2:18
Our 1st title will be: The Memory Book by Lara Avery.
For updates and reminders: please join Google Classroom with Code: osgdxdv

Banned Books Week 2017: Sept. 24 - Sept. 30

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Banned Books That Shaped America


The Library of Congress created an exhibit, "Books that Shaped America," that explores books that "have had a profound effect on American life." Below is a list of books from that exhibit that have been banned/challenged.


Visit the SPHS Library and check out a banned book!

GREAT APPS FOR TEENS

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The SPHS Library is still accepting donations!

Are you cleaning out??
Legos, Erector Sets, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, Glue Guns, Wooden Sticks, Pipe Cleaners, Clear Storage Totes, Arts & Crafts stuff, sewing supplies, card stock, stamps, origami paper, cardboard tubes, duct tape, electronics- any and all items are more than our Maker Space.

If you donate anything to the SPHS Library- please make sure your name and address is on it. You will receive a tax donation letter within 1 week.

For further questions please contact Marianne Fitzgerald mfitzgerald1@aacps.org

SPHS Library Info

Librarian: Mrs. Marianne Fitzgerald
mfitzgerald1@aacps.org

Twitter: @SPHSReads
Pinterest: Severna Park HS Library


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