Learning Commons Newsletter

November 2015

Celebrate Native American Heritage during November

Check-out a book from the displays to learn about Native American culture, costumes, headgear, footwear, jewelry, masks and other accessories.
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Hunting Books on Display Now!

Come check-out a great book about hunting different types of wild animals.
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Recommended Reads for November

Join Book Club

The book club is reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie this month! If interested, see Mrs. Mustian to get a copy! Next meeting is Friday, December 4 @ 8:15a.m. in the Learning Commons!

The OHS Book Club is reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie this month.

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Join Anime Club

See Mrs. Mustian if 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.

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!

http://orangelearningcommons.weebly.com/


Need a book? Search Destiny our online catalog!

Click Here to access the Online Catalog


Search NC WISEOWL for academic journal articles & much more!

http://www.ncwiseowl.org/zones/highschool/index.htm


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 BryteWave 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.

Technology Help Desk

Any students experiencing technology problems should stop by the Tech Help Desk located

inside the Learning Commons on their free time or with a pass from a teacher to get

assistance with any issues. Mr. Crawford is our technology guru and he will be happy to assist your technology needs.


If you are experiencing problems accessing Powerschool, please see one of your core

teachers for help. You may also see Mrs. Walker during plus lunch for additional help with

Powerschool.

Laptop Chargers

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


You may email Mrs. Walker or stop by her office with questions during plus lunch or with a pass from your teacher.

Mrs. Walker's email tina.walker@orange.k12.nc.us

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