MRHS Media Message

Media Center Monthly Newsletter (Vol. 1, Issue 2)

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Come Visit!

Did you know that the media center is open every day before and after school, and during SMART lunch for both A and B lunch blocks? During SMART lunch, you can use the library as a place to study, collaborate, browse for books and/or information resources, and to print. The Maker area is also open every Friday and is currently stocked with games, coloring, and will feature an origami station this month!
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Literature Spotlight: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month!

Fiction Book Pick

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

"The indigenous people of North America are being hunted and harvested for their bone marrow, which carries the key to recovering something the rest of the population has lost: the ability to dream. In this dark world, Frenchie and his companions struggle to survive as they make their way up north to the old lands. For now, survival means staying hidden... but what they don't know is that one of them holds the secret to defeating the marrow thieves"--Back cover.

Nonfiction Book Pick

Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team by Steve Sheinkin

"A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team"-- Provided by publisher.

Looking for What to Read Next?

Teen's Top Ten

Take a look at YALSA's teen's top ten picks!

What Should I Read Next?

Use this website to search for recommendations!

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Digital Note-taking and Collection Tool: Diigo!

Looking for a way to gather and organize information? Diigo is a great note-taking tool for students and parents. Keep track of website bookmarks, create notes, annotate websites, and organize your information all in one place. This is an especially great tool for research projects. Make sure to download the Chrome extension to get the most out of it!

Check out the video below to learn more!

This tool is approved for use in Union County Public Schools.

Diigo V5: Collect and Highlight, Then Remember!
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Make Something!

Did you know that our media center's makerspace is open every Friday during SMART Lunch? A makerspace is a place for students to practice STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) concepts and skills. Students are encouraged to create, explore, design, experiment, build, think-critically, and problem-solve.

November 11, 2022 is not only Veteran's day, but also World Origami Day!

Try out this fun star origami in honor of Veteran's day and all those who served!

After testing this out, consider: can you create your own origami design?

Origami star | 3D star | Veterans Day crafts

Thank you for reading, and for supporting our school Media Center!