WHS Media Center

November 2019

Google Expeditions

Henry County has a set of ten VR glasses that teachers can check out for a week at a time. There are over 900 different expeditions available. Here are some of Ms. Dwaram's students taking a "tour" of the inside of a cell.

Upcoming Teen Events at Cochran Public Library

  • Learn How to Play Chess - January 8 4:30-5:30 PM
  • Buttons & Books -- January 9 5:30-6:30 PM Come make your own buttons using comics & books!
  • Teen Book Club - January 14 4:30-5:30 PM Join our brand new book club for teens! January's read is Dear Martin by Nic Stone. Snacks provided!
  • Teen Chess Club - January 22 4:30-5:30 PM New at Cochran!
  • Manga Sushi Night - January 30 5:30-6:30 PM Create your own candy sushi rolls with rice krispies, gummies, and fruit snacks!

20 Book Reading Challenge

Join the WHS 20 Book Reading Challenge! Students on track to complete the challenge will be invited to special events in the media center and an end of the year cookout. See the media center page for more info: https://schoolwires.henry.k12.ga.us/Page/127576

New Fiction at WHS

October Media Center Statistics

Student numbers:

Classes in the media center: 57

Students on pass: 3441


Estimated students in classes: 1710

Total students served: 5191


Checkouts:

Books checked out: 828

Sora (online) books checked out: 85

New books added: 21

Online reference books added: 9

Readers of the Month: Divana Powell and Amari Bennett


October 2019 vs. October 2018

Books checked out: 29% decrease

Online books checked out: 2025% increase

Students served: 7% decrease