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Research Projects in the Library: Spring Semester
The following is a list of classes and their research projects:
- The Biology I classes used Noodle Tools to create an APA-style bibliography for their research presentations about genetic disorders.
- Science 7 classes created a brochure about a disease using a specific set of books and online materials, which they correctly cited in their documents.
- English 11 classes wrote a newspaper based on both primary and secondary sources to reflect both the 1920s and The Great Gatsby.
- AP English Literature and Composition used databases to gather information about British Romantic poets and their poetry for a presentation.
- English 10 classes created an annotated bibliography to practice their research, evaluation, and citation skills.
- Honors English 9 used databases and specific search engines to gather information about the people affected by the events in a classroom novel.
- Social Studies 7 used a specific set of materials as a basis for citation, note-taking, and drafting an essay comparing and contrasting the Rwandan genocide with another event.
- Music 7 used databases to find sources to create a biography of a popular music artist.
- Honors English 7 used databases and specific search engines to find, evaluate, and cite sources before taking notes regarding background information about Lois Lowry's The Giver.
The day was a success, and the English department is currently working to determine the 2014 festival theme and activities.
Battle of the Books 2013
This year, CP had 41 students and five teachers take part in our high school Battle of the Books competition, which was held on February 27. Our winning team was the Chocolate Thunder Society for the third year in a row! CTS went on to compete in the county battle, which was held on March 11 at CP, and they beat Rossville, Frankfort, and Clinton Central to bring home our first county championship!
There were 34 middle school students who participated in our school's middle school BoB on March 18. The winning team was a group of 7th grade students, who ran away with the lead.