LMC @ RTHS
News for the week of November 3, 2014
We mustache you to read a great book this month!
- Mrs. Schweitzer with Health
- GACME Club
- Mrs. Hill with Speech
- Pins & Needles Club
- Mrs. Springmire's Quilting Class
- Ms. Mercer-Curtis with Rhetoric and Composition
- Mrs. Bergeson with Student Council
If you need computers for your classes, the LMC Lab is open on Wed. and Thurs.
Please send a note ASAP if your plans have changed.
Your opportunity to test out "Try-It! Illinois" ends on November 30
Please take a look and let me know which databases would benefit students in your classes. This is the best way for us to test and compare products. College librarians stress the ability to navigate subscription databases effectively as a vital skill for college-bound students.
The Why Files: The Science Behind the News
Tip: This site provides an easy way for social studies and science teachers to collaborate on classroom activities focusing on current events and the science behind the news." AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning 2014
Fiction Addiction reads for Veterans' Day
Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am, by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis, is that book. As the novel begins, it's opening night of the spring musical at Eastport High School. Senior Ben Bright is the star of the show who's been keeping a huge secret from family and friends: he's joining the army after graduation.
It's a quick read, and copies are available in the LMC. Discussion Nov. 20.
November is Native American History Month
The Cahokia Mounds poster comes from a road trip. Collinsville, Illinois, was founded near the site of the Cahokia Mounds. I have chocolate for the first person to email me with the name of the RTHS staff member who hails from Collinsville.