Seekonk High Library News

Quiet Library? Not Us!

Issue 15 - June 2015

They're BAAAAAAAA-ck!!

Now that PARCC testing has concluded at the elementary schools, our 60 high school MacBook Air computers have returned from their visit to Aitken and Martin schools. Thank you to everyone - students, staff and teachers - for your patience while they were gone!

We also still have 30 Chromebooks, so don't hesitate to call the library and schedule any end-of-year projects.

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Are there library resources you need or want for 2015-16?

It's the time of year when the SHS Library starts to plan for the next academic year.

Are there books, videos or magazines that we can purchase to support you and your students for next year? If so, please send an e-mail to Suzanne and we'll do our best!

Make Sure You Don't Miss an E-mail!

(Re-printed by popular demand from the March issue)

As you know by now, Seekonk High students have received school-issued e-mail accounts. These accounts are an added tool to their existing Google docs accounts that all students have been using since middle school. So far, the students have been using their accounts successfully and easily.

One question from teachers is "Will my teacher e-mail address change? The answer is No...but all teachers have a secondary e-mail account with an extension, and students may send messages to these accounts since it is quick and easy through the school directory.

To ensure that you receive ALL e-mails, take the following steps to forward all your e-mail to your Novell address (the one that ends in

  1. Log into your Google account with your extension. Don't know how? Call Suzanne in the library for your account info and some help!
  2. When you are in your Google e-mail account, go to "Settings" located under the cog wheel button on the right side of the page
  3. Choose the "Forwarding and POP/IMP" tab
  4. Click the button that says "Forward a copy of incoming mail " and enter your address
  5. Click "Save Changes" at the bottom and that you're done!

If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Suzanne Larson!