Lawrence High School Library

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September 2021 - Issue #40

Have a free period? Teacher out? Have some work to do? Need a quiet place? Come visit the Library!

ODD (1,3) Days - Closed Period 5

EVEN (2,4) Days - Closed Period 6

Quote of the Week

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Patriot Day on September 11th honors the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent victims who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Each year Americans dedicate this day to remembering those who died and to the first responders who risked their own lives to save others.

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Marking the 20th Anniversary of September 11

Poet Billy Collins Reflects on 9/11 Victims in 'The Names' (video)

9/11 Lessons for Grades 6-12

The article and lesson are from 2019

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Assorted video clips, photo galleries & information

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2021 - October 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

In honor of National Hispanic American Heritage Month, discover the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. Includes exhibits, media, and teacher resources.

NEA Hispanic Heritage Month K-12

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month with the following lessons, activities, videos, and more.

15 Facts About Hispanic Heritage Month

Today, 60.6 million Hispanics make up the largest minority group in the U.S.To honor and pay tribute to all of the contributions Hispanic-Americans have given to the United States — and the world — we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Agent of Change

Ceasar Chavez

Learn about the life and times of Cesar Chavez

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Teachers Corner

Thirteen Teaching Hacks

Tips to Make a Teacher's Life Easier

5 ELA Projects for Building Relationships

Here are five ideas for projects you can do over the course of the first month that help you get to know your kiddos AND move the needle on ELA skills and introducing classroom activities.

Interactive Resources for High School

Explore the wide range of interactive lessons available to students and teachers on PBS LearningMedia.

Recursos de K-12

Los maestros, los estudiantes y las familias se están preparando para un nuevo año escolar, y el equipo creador de las lecciones y los educadores de PBS LearningMedia se han unido para seleccionar una colección especial de recursos.

5 Ways to Reduce Stress and Feel Like Yourself Again

If you are feeling stressed, you are not alone. Many people, including teachers, are feeling stressed too!

Places To Find A Good Book!

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

Using SORA

It’s in your Google Waffle - adding Lawrence Public Schools, Nassau BOCES School Library System & your Peninsula Library Card


  • Sora is found on your chrome books in your Google waffle.

  • Click on the Green button which says Find My School - Sign in

using Lawrence School District or type in zip code (11516)

(Lawrence High School)

  • Click on your email and BAM !!

You are in! You can now download ebooks & audiobooks to your Chromebook

Adding Your Peninsula Public Library Card & Nassau BOCES School Library System

  • In Sora, there are three lines in the upper right corner (the hamburger)

  • Click on ‘Add a Library’

  • In ‘Find Your Library’, type in Peninsula Public Library

  • It should display as 280 Central Avenue, Lawrence NY

  • Click on green button This is my library

  • Do it all over again this time type in Nassau BOCES School Library System

  • You do not need a library card to borrow from Lawrence School District or Nassau BOCES School Library System

  • You are now able to search & borrow from all three virtual libraries!

  • You must have a library card to borrow from Peninsula Public Library

Epic Reads

Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!

Peninsula Public Library

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from


Access Our School Databases for Research

Username: xg39 and Password: nbsls

Questions? Ideas?

Issue #40 September 9 - September 30