Mac Library Newsletter

Empowerment through Exploration


Check out our information station in the library courtyard windows to find links for everything from bus routes to athletics ticket sales. We’ve got you covered!
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Coming Up in September

Batman Day- September 16th

Since appearing in the pages of DETECTIVE COMICS #27 on March 30, 1939, the Dark Knight has stood as a symbol of determination, bravery and justice. The library is celebrating Batman Day with a coloring contest. Stop by the library to pick up a Batman coloring page of your choice and submit your finished work to the circulation desk by September 22. Student voting will take place the last week of September to determine our winner!
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Talk Like a Pirate Day- September 19th

In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, the library is offering a Pirate Vocabulary Quiz. Students who earn a perfect score will be entered into a prize drawing!
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Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15th- October 15th

National Hispanic Heritage Month, recognized annually from September 15 to October 15, celebrates Hispanic and Latino American history, culture, and the contributions of Hispanic Americans whose families came from Spain, Mexico, Central, South America, and the Caribbean. Students can check out our book display in the library to learn more!

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September is National Public Library Card Sign-up Month

A library card brings you access to a wide range of resources like homework help and interactive programs. Sign up for a San Antonio Public Library card.
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Maximize Your Student Sora Account with SAPL!

You can also link your student Sora account to the San Antonio Public Library to access thousands of ebooks and audiobooks
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Parent Lunch & Learn Opportunity

CCMR Spotlight: Language of Success

Language of Success

Your CCMR, AVID, and Library program are teaming up this year to build a culture of College, Career, and Military Readiness on campus. We are building our Language of Success with a new word each week!

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PSAT Study Plan

PSAT will be here before we know it on October 17! Get your game plan together to prepare with Learning Express and PREP STEP's PSAT Study Plan
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Shout out to our CCMR specialist Mr Robledo-Madera for popping by the library during FLEX to talk to our CTECH students about Industry Based Certifications!

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August Highlights

Library Lesson Spotlight

Freshmen Library Orientation

English I classes came to the library for the first time and they were on a mission! Students completed mini library missions and then debriefed as a group.

Senior Kickstart

Mac Library and our CCMR Specialist Mr. Robledo Madera teamed up host Senior English classes for Senior Kickstart. Students learned about CCMR resources in Learning Express and completed a to do list to set themselves up for success in their senior year

MacUP Team Building and SEL

Before our MacUP students began attending classes at UTSA, they completed team building activities in the library to get to know each other start building bonds as an academic cohort. After their first week of classes at UTSA, we completed a reflection activity with discussion

Engagement in August

August Book Displays

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Monthly Snapshot

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  • Passes are NOT required before/after school
  • Pink passes are required from 8:50 AM to 4:20 PM
  • All students coming to the library with individual passes must sign in at the circulation desk
  • Please do not bring food and open drinks into the library
  • Electronic devices for educational purposes are welcome in the library but must not disturb other library users

  • Senior Early Release/Late Arrival Students: Senior early release/late arrival students must sign in at the AP office to get a pass to come use the library during their off period.


Library Lunch Procedures:
  • Each student must have their own dated pass from a teacher. Students can ask any of their morning teachers for a pass.
  • Students must enter through the library courtyard door in the first 10 minutes of the lunch period. Students can exit through the courtyard doors before the end of the period if they want to go eat lunch.
  • Students may not eat lunch in the library
  • The library will be closed during lunches if there are any classes in the library 4th - 6th period.
  • Everyday there will be a PA announcement to let you know if the library is open during lunches that day