WHHS Library

April 2016 Monthly Report

WHHS Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Wade Hampton High School Library is to ensure that students and staff develop critical thinking skills, are effective and ethical users of resources, ideas, and information, and are enthusiastic readers and lifelong learners.

April in the WHHS Library

We had 38 class visits to the library during April:

  • Students in Mrs. Alewine's and Mrs. Brooks' classes conducted research on college and career planning. Their libguide can be viewed here.
  • Mrs. Waters' and Mrs. Whitlock's classes researched genetic disorders. Their libguide can be viewed here.
  • Many English classes finished up research for a variety of projects.
  • Ten classes visited for "Speed Dating with Books".

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

On Thursday, April 21 the WHHS Library celebrated National Poem in Your Pocket Day. Many teachers, students, and administrators shared their poems with our community. Learn more about Poem in Your Pocket Day here and enjoy this poem by Mr. Solomon.
Mr. Solomon's Poem

#YAhooligans Book Club

We had a great group at this month's #YAhooligans meeting on Friday, April 15. Some of the shared titles were:


  • Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  • Need by Joelle Charbonneau
  • Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
  • The Compound by S.A. Bodeen
  • Sound Bender by Lin Oliver
  • Gorgias by Plato
  • Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
  • The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
  • The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie
  • Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown
  • Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra
  • The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds


Be sure to stop by the library and let Mrs. Fansher know if you would like to attend the last meeting of the year on Friday, May 20.

Book Displays This Month

New Additions

We added 20 copies to the collection in April. See the full list here.