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January Issue #55

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Making a New Year’s Resolution and Keeping It

Looking to reinvent yourself this year? Or at least get rid of bad habits or pick up new ones? It’s the time of year when we feel as if we have to turn over a new leaf and have a fresh start. Make a new year’s resolution you can stick to! Click here!

For Seniors

24 Easy College Scholarships To Apply For Right Now!

Paying for college isn’t easy, but scholarships can help! Check out this list of easy scholarships to apply for. With just a little effort, you could have some extra cash for school!

Ultimate Guide To Writing a Winning Scholarship Essay

This resource will help writing a scholarship essay that will get the application committee’s attention.

10 Winning Scholarship Essay Examples

Writing a scholarship essay can be intimidating. Take a look at essays that were successful. These scholarship essay examples will give you a better idea of how to make an application shine!

Write a Scholarship Thank-You Letter (Plus Examples!)

Through the generosity of scholarship donors, many students are able to attend college with fewer debts.Here’s a guide you can share on how to write a thank-you letter for scholarship awards.

Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

17 Meaningful Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to peacefully fighting racism and promoting equality. His powerful words continue to resonate and are relevant today. In honor of his birthday, which is celebrated annually on the third Monday in January,

Find out the Benefits of Reading A Book!

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Places To Find A Good Book!

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The 9 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in December

The year is wrapping up, and we hope you’re ready to curl up with a cozy blanket and enjoy some new books! From a twisty mystery to sweeping fantasy adventures, we promise each book hitting shelves will have your emotions in its grips!


Find a good book to read today! The following books topped BookTok’s favorites list for a number of reasons, whether it was a shocking plot twist, compelling mysteries, dynamic characters, or even just really cool aesthetics.

The Best YA Books To Gift Teens

New books make terrific gifts for the holiday season. The titles span from romantic comedy, contemporary drama to high-stakes fantasy and sci-fi to gripping historical fiction and suspense.

Peninsula Public Library Website

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

Epic Reads

Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!

Teachers Corner

The Best Student Writing Contests for 2022-2023

Student writing contests are an easy and inspiring way to try writing for an authentic audience—a real panel of judges—and the possibility of prize money or other incentives. We’ve gathered a list of student writing contests below.

29 Apps To Combat Anxiety and Stress

Experts recommend meditation, yoga, deep breathing, and calming music as good ways to illicit a calming response. Below find some of the best apps to combat anxiety and reduce stress—for both students and adults.

Picture Writing Prompts To Inspire Creativity

Creative writing is challenging for students, often because they can’t come up with anything to write about. Picture writing prompts sparks the imagination and helps to craft a story to match. Collection of intriguing images, includes grades K-12.

Science Resources for Middle and High School

Free activities, videos, and articles that make teaching science easier—and more fun! Includes Biology, Chemistry, General Science, STEM, Geology, and Physics.


Access Our School Databases for Research

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Fun for Everyone!

Word of the Day

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

This Day in History

Encyclopedia Britannica brings you this day in history. Check out the option to find out what happened in history on your birthday or any day!

Questions? Ideas?

December Issue #54