TR Library News

August/September @ Your Library

In This Edition:


  • Teacher Favorites (Response Requested)
  • Classes Visiting the Library
  • Recent Events
  • Upcoming Events
  • Library Tip: Library Website and Electronic Resources
  • Monthly Statistics

Teacher Favorites

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Classes Visiting the Library

  • Ms. Perez, Ms. Quintanilla, Ms. Melero, and Ms. Christian's English III classes enrolled in Turnitin.com, accessed their Google accounts, and learned how to use Google Drive and Google Classroom.
  • Ms. Roark, Ms. Schaub, and Mr. McCollum's English IV classes came for instruction on how to access and utilize databases for their social issues research project.
  • Mr. Poulter's Math Models classes researched Archimedes, Hooke, and Boyle.
  • Mr. Thompson's Professional Communications classes used library technology to design and create flyers and presentations.
  • Ms. Mendez's English classes learned how to use Google Drive and Google Classroom, then completed a WebQuest about the human brain.
  • Ms. Ramirez's Principles of Health Science classes used library databases to research ancient medicine and people who made a difference in medicine.
  • Ms. Davidson, Mr. Hernandez, Ms. Fager, Ms. Hafemeister, Mr. Hilbig, and Ms. Blanchard brought their Freshman classes for Freshman Library Orientation. Ms. Milton and Mr. Lynch's classes will have orientation next week.
  • Ms. Hammack, Ms Goodloe, and Ms. Reed-Martinez brought their English classes to check out books for independent reading.
  • Ms. Adkins and Ms. Reed-Martinez's English classes learned how to access and explore databases on the library website.
  • Ms. Purcell's Professional Communications class used desktop computers to access the Kuder Program.
  • Ms. Tang's Japanese classes utilized computers for Japanese practice.
  • Ms. Hawkins French class created tutor.com accounts with their San Antonio Public Library cards.
  • Ms. Desperoux's English classes typed and printed essays using desktops, laptops, and Chromebooks.

Recent Events

Upcoming Events

LIBRARY WEBSITE AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES PAGE

Have a question about the library or need a resource? You can find many resources on our Library Welcome Page, such as:


  • Library Schedule
  • Online catalog to find books, AV resources (DVDs), ebooks
  • Schedule/Sign up for Chromebook cart and iPads
  • Password Help for various student accounts
  • Tips on using Google Accounts, OverDrive, Prezi, Turnitin.com, etc.


For information on how to access these pages, see below:

Monthly Stats

USAGE STATS:


Number of School days: 27

Number of Classes Served: 157 (more than double this time last year!)


CIRCULATION STATS:


Number of books checked out:


9th grade: 184

10th grade: 161

11th grade: 83

12th grade: 87

Staff: 24

Community: 445

Total: 984