Antelope High School Library News

March 2018

Check Out the Ancient History Encyclopedia Google Extension

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AnHS Library Celebrates National Women's History Month

“Nevertheless, She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.”


The Library will be honoring "fifteen outstanding women for their unrelenting and inspirational persistence, and for understanding that, by fighting all forms of discrimination against women and girls, they have shaped America’s history and our future. These 2018 Honorees refused to be silenced. Their lives demonstrate the power of voice, of taking action, and of believing that meaningful and lasting change is possible in our democratic society" (http://www.nwhp.org/).


The 2018 National Women’s History Month Honorees are:


Geraldine Ferraro (1935-2011)

Politician/First Woman Major Party VP Candidate & Human Rights Activist

Pauli Murray (1910-1985)

Women’s Rights/Civil Rights Activist, Attorney, Author, & Episcopal Priest

Elizabeth Peratrovich (Kaaxal-gat) (1911-1958)

Political Activist for Alaska Natives, Spearheaded First Anti-Discrimination Law, USA

Margaret Dunkle Champion of Title IX*

Jill Moss Greenberg Women’s/Civil Rights Activist *

Cristina Jimenez Immigrant (DREAMERs) Activist*

Marty Langelan Anti-Violence/Anti-Harassment Activist*

Loretta Ross Reproductive Justice Activist*

Linda Spoonster Schwartz Women Veterans Activist*

Susan Burton Criminal Justice Reform Leader

Roma Guy LGBT Rights/Healthcare Activist

Saru Jayaraman Labor/Restaurant Workers Activist

Pat Maginnis Women's Rights Activist

Arlene Mayerson Disability Rights Attorney & Activist

Angelica Salas Immigrant Rights Activist


Students can view information about these women on display in the Library.

Tech Tip of the Month: Lucidchart for Education

Lucidchart is a web-based diagramming tool that makes drawing diagrams fast and easy. Students can work individually on assignments or with an unlimited number of other classmates to create and edit diagrams in real time. This extension is great for group projects.


Hundreds of Templates and Examples:

- Flowcharts

- Venn Diagrams

- Graphic Organizers

- Mind Maps


Powerful and Easy to Use:

- Choose from hundreds of shapes

- Drag and drop to add your own images

- Export as PDF, PNG, and JPG

- Embed diagrams in blogs or wikis

- Interactive mockups with hotspots and states


Collaboration:

- Real time collaboration with changes synced instantaneously

- Unlimited number of simultaneous collaborators

- Powerful version control, with full revision history

Local Teen Librarian Brings Lunchtime Activities to AnHS

Encourage your students to come and check out the STEAM activities coordinated through our North Highlands-Antelope Library Partnership.


Upcoming activities include:


March 8th - Newspaper and Tape Structures - 2nd lunch

Teacher Tech Tools

Check out the Library Webpage for a collection of favorite technology applications in the classroom. From presentations to organization, videos to comics, photos to avatars, the opportunities are limitless for your students and you. Try one new resource each month and let me know what you think. Check them out here or on the Library Webpage.