GHS Media Center Monthly Newsletter

December 2015

By the numbers...

Although December was a short month for us, the media center was very busy. We were both making merry, and helping students and teachers.

In December we:


  • Made over 240 student ID's (1,870 to date)
  • Served over 994 students on passes
  • Served an average of over 800 patrons a day
  • Circulated over 750 items
  • Hosted Art Show
  • Hosted Reading Raiders Book Club monthly meeting and movie meet-up for The Hunger Games, Mocking Jay
  • Sponsored faculty Secret Santa and Goodie Day
  • Served and hosted classes for over 85% of our operating time.

Teacher Tech Awesomeness

Here are just a few examples of how teachers are integrating technology into the classroom. If you are using a new technology in your classroom, please send us an email or stop by the media center and tell us about it so we can share with the faculty.


  • Allen (Art): Google Slides, Google Classroom
  • Anderson: Google Classroom
  • Anderton: Hour of Code
  • Baltz: Adobe Capture
  • Bunce: Camtasia
  • Desai: Google Classroom
  • Dunlap: Google Classroom
  • Horne: Google Classroom
  • Jacobs: SCOIS, Google Slides
  • McClellan: SCOIS, Goodle Slides
  • Oveson: Newsela
  • Pradhan: Edmodo
  • Stokes: Edmodo
  • Tyner: Kahoot, Quizlet, Prezi, Google Slides

Check out YA Hooligans

YA Hooligans is not as painful as the meme below suggests. It is online, you work at your own pace, you earn 7 PD points each month you participate, and you get to read great YA books. To join us, simply log in to your Google account, go to Google Classroom and put in the YA Hooligans class code (akrrbjz). For the month of January, we will be learning about screencasting with Jing. Join us!
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