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2nd Quarter 2015/16

Happy New Year!

It's hard to believe it is almost February. The school year is just flying by and second semester is always a busy time at LHS. With this in mind, we'd like to remind students of the importance of staying on task with class assignments. Keep in mind that the library staff is here to help with research, book selection, and technology needs.

Some Friendly Reminders . . .

Please note that passes are required when visiting the library during class time. The library is closed each day during advisory period and first lunch on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. We are open after school on Mondays and Wednesdays, except the first Wednesday of every month when the librarians attend faculty meetings.

Attention Exhibition Students:

Remember to use the online toolkit to help guide you through your research. Click here to access this LiveBinder full of useful resources!
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Teaching and Learning at its Best . . .

1st Semester Library Stats

Materials Circulated

Print Books: 1305

eBooks: 74

Videos: 8

Magazines: 14

Total to date: 1401

Individual Visits


Class Visits

For Library Instruction: 113

For Computer Lab Use: 50

For Other Purposes (i.e.: testing, presentations, etc.): 63

2nd Quarter Top Titles


1. Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens

2. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

3. The Way Back by Carrie Mac

4. Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce

5. Wolf-speaker by Tamora Pierce

6. The Fifth Wave by Richard Yancy

7. All-new Ultimates, Vol. 1, Power for Power by Michael Fiffe

8. Alliance by Mark Frost

9. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

10. Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix


1. Battles That Changed American History: 100 of the Greatest Victories and Defeats

by Spencer Tucker

2. The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by Carolyn McAuliffe, Ed.

3. The Ethics of Medical Testing by Tamara Thompson, Ed.

4. The John F. Kennedy Assassination by Sylvia Engdahl, Ed.

5. The Manhattan Project by Liz Sonneborn

6. 1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think by Robert Arp, Ed.

7. Cultural Atlas of Russia and the Soviet Union by R. R. Milner-Gulland

8. Does Everyone Have ADHD?: A Teen's Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

by Christine Petersen

9. The Encyclopedia of Rhode Island

10. Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

2nd Quarter Top Readers

2015 Staff Picks - Our Favorite Reads from the Past Year

Do You Have a Favorite Read? Share it on Our Blog!

Write a book review and share it on our library blog, lhsreadersblog.blogspot.com. Every student who writes a review gets their name entered in a drawing for an iTunes or Amazon gift card (winners choice). A winner is chosen every quarter and your name is entered each time you post a review, giving you multiple chances to win. Congratulations to our second quarter winner, Jordan D.!
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Take the Reading Challenge

Here's how it works:
  • Read a book from each category on the list below.
  • Everyone who completes the challenge gets invited to a pizza party.
  • Start reading now!
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Your School Library Staff

Mrs. Vivari, Librarian

Mrs. Mendoza, Secretary

Miss McChrystal, Librarian