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Salem High School Library Media Center Newsletter

March 2013

Annual New Book Breakfast Reception

Friday, March 29th from 7:00 - 8:30AM in the LMC. Please join us for our Annual New Book Breakfast Reception. Preview new books, eat a delicious, light breakfast, and win prizes. And new this year, Debbie Baumgardner, will be organizing a display of our staff outside interests. We look forward to seeing you!!!

New DVD's Available for Checkout


The Crucible

Great Expectations

Of Mice and Men


Numb3rs. The Complete First Season


Addiction: Disease or Behavior?

Animal Interdependency

Antibiotics: Man vs. Microbe

Astrobiology: Does Extraterrestrial Life Exist?

Classical Physics

Cloning: The Science Behind Controversy

Einstein's Big Idea

The Elegant Universe

Elements of Sustainability

Flow: For the Love of Water

Genetic Diversity: Sexual Reproduction

Genetically Modified Foods Benefits and Risks

Global Climate Change: Earth's Atmosphere Heats Up

Human Characteristics and Adaptions: Is Race Cultural or Biological?

Human Planet

Implementing Urban Greening

Modern Physics

Newton's Dark Secrets

Nuclear Energy: The Cost and Benefits of Alternative Choices

Pseudoscience: Looking for Evidence and Proof

Raging Planet

Sports: Science in Action

Tesla: Master of Lightning

Transportation: Traffic, Fuel Consumption and Air Pollution

Social Studies


Death and Civil War

The Duel

The Dust Bowl

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 (3 discs)

Forgotten Ellis Island

History of the World in Two Hours

Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

Jesse Owens

Panama Canal

Population: Human Demographics

The Supreme Court (4 discs)

Underground Railroad: The William Still Story

We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes (3 discs)

Upcoming PLP Classes

It's not too late. We have 5 more PLP classes before Spring Break.

Web 2.0 Tools - Discover new tools to engage your students, encourage student created projects and collaboration.

  • March 15 @ 1:00 PM 4A
  • March 18 @ 8:00 AM 1B
  • March 26 @ 1:00 PM 4B

Document Cameras - Class will cover document camera set-up, basic functions and integration with ActivInspire.

  • March 25 @ 1:00 PM 4A
  • March 28 @ 1:00 PM 4B

LMC Magazines

The LMC will soon be ordering magazines for the 2013-2014 school year. If you have a recommendation, please let us know. Currently, we subscribe to the following:

Archaelology, ArtNews, Car and Driver, Consumer Reports, Dance, Drawing, Ebony, Educational Leadership, ESPN, Fitness, Jet, Medalsmith, National Geographic, Nuts & Volts, Oprah, PC World, People Weekly, People Espanol, Pointe, Plays, School Library Journal, Sculpture, Seventeen, SLAM, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated, Surfer, Tech & Learning, Teen Titans, Teen Vogue, Transworld Skateboarding, Virginia Wildlife, Wrestling USA, and Yoga Journal

National Library Week - April 14-20