Media Minute

A newsletter of the Avon High School Library -- April 2016


This is the periodic newsletter of the Avon High School. It contains information that teachers may find helpful and is the primary means of communication about what is happening in the library.

Library Closed for Testing - April 20-May 23

Due to the large amount of testing from the state this year for sophomores, the library will be closed from April 20 through May 23. It will be open before and after school for student and teacher use.

You and your students can still use the resources of the library though. Robyn Young can bring books to your classes for student checkout, compile resources for your students to use to research in the classroom, or help with adding technology to assignments.

Schedule your class projects in the library for March and the beginning of April.

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Apps You Can Use from the AHS Library

What is being checked out in the library?

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Fantastic and helpful websites for you to use

Goal Update for the 2015-2016 School Year

The goal of the library program for the 2015-2016 school year is to create an environment that is conducive to class and individual learning. This will be done by:

  • working with staff, students, and the community to gather input about library needs -- March update - surveys have been given to staff and students to gather information about the changing needs in the library
  • creating learning stations where students/staff may learn individually about topics -- March update - learning stations have been added and frequently rotate (chess, legos, coloring, questioning, writing, poetry, and manga have all been stations so far this year). Student comment, "Why is the library so cool my senior year? Now I only get one year of doing all the fun stuff!"

AHS Library on Social Media

Twitter - @ahsbooks

Instagram - @ahsbooks

Good Reads - Robyn Young

Robyn Young

Robyn Young is a certified School Librarian (grades K-12) who has been at Avon High School since 2001. Prior to that, she taught Social Studies and English for 10 years.

She is the 2016 Indiana Library Federation President, National Honor Society co-sponsor, and a Newspapers in Education Past-President board member for the state of Indiana. You can read more about her professional activities here.