Learning Commons News

May 2016

Only A Few Weeks Left To Check-Out Books! Get Started On A Summer Story

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Get Hooked On Reading This Summer!

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All Library Books Are Due May 23! Get Them Turned In On Time!

All books are due back to the Learning Commons on May 23. There will be no more book check-outs after Monday, May 23. Please turn them in so you don't end up on the fee's & fines list. Seniors must return books and pay any late fines to participate in graduation.

If you're not sure if you owe any books or fines, please see Mrs. Mustian in your free time.

Awesome Art Sculptures On Display Now!

Free & Fun Tech Tools

Recommended Reads For May

Late Fines & Lost Books

Please see Mrs. Mustian to pay for any lost library books or late fines.

Join Book Club

The book club is reading The Madman's Daughter this month! If interested, see Mrs. Mustian to get a copy! Next meeting is Friday, May 27 @ 8:15a.m. in the Learning Commons! Hope to see you there!

The OHS Book Club Is Reading The Madman's Daughter By Megan Shepard

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Join Anime Club

See Mrs. Mustian if you are interested in joining Anime Club.

Plus Lunch

The Learning Commons is open daily during lunch for students to work on homework, study, research, and read. If you are looking for a quiet place to work during lunch, come visit the LC.

Seniors Keep Calm And Just Graduate

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Technology Help Desk: New Procedures

Students & staff experiencing technology problems should submit a help desk ticket by clicking on the following link.http://helpdesk/form.php

Mr. Crawford is our technology guru, and he will be happy to assist all your technology needs.

When tickets are submitted, they're instantly put into a queue, which is monitored all day. Mr. Crawford will then call whomever is in need down to the help desk.

Any students experiencing problems with changing their laptop password should click on the following link to enroll. After enrolling students will be able to change their password on their own.

Enroll In Self Password Reset

  1. Go to https://reset.orange.k12.nc.us.

  2. If you are a first time user, click “Enroll”.

  3. Enter your username and then password (the same process as doing ZScaler).

  4. You will then have to select and respond to 5 security questions. These answers ARE case sensitive, so please do your best to remember the answers, and how you’ve typed them.

  5. Click Next. After doing so, you will see “Account Enrolled. Congratulations! Your account has been enrolled successfully.”

Reset /Change Password

  1. Go To https://reset.orange.k12.nc.us

  2. Click on Reset OR Change Password, depending on which option you need.

  3. Enter your username, and then click the box next to “I’m not a robot”.

  4. This will prompt you to select images with the desired term being asked. Ex: “Select all images with trees”.

  5. Select the correct options, and then click on “Verify”. If everything is selected correctly, you will see a checkmark next to “I’m not a robot”. Otherwise, you’ll be prompted to select the correct images again. Click Next.

If you are experiencing problems accessing Powerschool, please see one of your core teachers for help. You may also see Mrs. Walker for additional help with Powerschool.

Follow Us On Twitter

Send us a tweet about your favorite books & we will post it on our page! @OHSLearningComm

Learning Commons Webpage! Check It Out!

The LC webpage is full of great resources to help you with all your informational needs. Need more help? Come see Mrs. Mustian anytime!


Need a book? Search Destiny our online catalog!

Click Here to access the Online Catalog

Search NC WISEOWL for academic journal articles & much more!


Learning Commons Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30

Open during Plus Lunch 11:50-12:50

Mrs. Mustian's email- shea.mustian@orange.k12.nc.us

Work Phone: 919-732-6133 ext.20080

Follett Shelf Free E-Books & Audio Books

Login to E-Books & Audio Books using your network login.

The same way you login to your laptop.
For example:
Username: firstname.lastnameS12
Password: same as laptop login

Click Here to Access E-Books & Audio Books

Free Smartphone App Follett Brytwave K-12

Download the following free app to your smartphone to read e-books or listen to audio books anytime. Follett BryteWave K-12 gives you access to free books from your smartphone. See Mrs. Mustian with any questions.

Setting up the App:
Location: North Carolina
School: Orange High School
I.D.- firstname.lastnameS12 (same username as laptop, email, Destiny)
Password- Same password used for laptop, email, Destiny

LC Teen Advisory Board Join T.A.B.

Do you want to share ideas and have a voice in the Learning Commons’ plans & activities for students? If so, plan to join the Teen Advisory Board! T.A.B. will meet once a month to discuss ideas on ways to improve the Learning Commons and make it a fun, creative place for teens to hangout. If interested, please see Mrs. Mustian for more information.

Need A Laptop Charger?

Have you lost your laptop charger? If so, you can purchase a new one from the Help Desk for $30.00. Remember you will need to turn in a charger at the end of the school year along with your laptop.
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