GHS Media Center Monthly Newsletter

January 2016

By the numbers...

Although January was another short month, thanks to mother nature, the media center was very busy.

In December we:


  • Made over 370 student ID's (2,250 to date)
  • Served over 632 students on passes
  • Served an average of over 558 patrons a day
  • Circulated over 968 items
  • Hosted Make up Exams
  • Hosted Reading Raiders Book Club monthly meeting and movie meet-up for The 5th Wave.
  • Conducted Inventory
  • Served and hosted classes for over 85% of our operating time.
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Heart Month Promotion

Please stop by the media center and grab a heart cut out. Write something positive about one or more or ALL of your students. These hearts will be displayed outside the media center in the hallway around the poster shown above. Thank you for encouraging our students!

Teacher Tech Awesomeness

Here are just a few examples of how teachers are integrating technology into the classroom. If you are using a new technology in your classroom, please send us an email or stop by the media center and tell us about it so we can share with the faculty.


  • Allen (Art): Google Slides, Google Classroom
  • Anderson: Google Classroom
  • Baltz: Adobe Capture, Quizlet
  • Bouton: Publisher
  • Brown: Google Classroom
  • Bunce: Camtasia
  • Desai: Google Classroom, Google Drive, We Video
  • Dunlap: Google Classroom
  • Fisher: Google Docs
  • Horne: Google Classroom, Zipgrade, Google Sheets
  • Moore, C: Quizlet
  • Moore, L: Kami app
  • Oveson: Newsela
  • Pradhan: Edmodo
  • Stokes: Edmodo
  • Tillman: Google Classroom
  • Tyner: Kahoot, Quizlet, Prezi, Google Slides

Check out YA Hooligans

YA Hooligans is not as painful as the meme below suggests. It is online, you work at your own pace, you earn 7 PD points each month you participate, and you get to read great YA books. To join us, simply log in to your Google account, go to Google Classroom and put in the YA Hooligans class code (akrrbjz). For the month of February, we will be learning about Quizlet. Quizlet is FABULOUS!! Join us!
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