NHS Library: What's Happening?

May 2013

Fiction Books to Know About

Non-Fiction Books to Know About

Websites to Know About


Use iRubric (http://www.rcampus.com/indexrubric.cfm) to create a rubric from scratch or search iRubric's gallery for rubrics that are already made. Teachers can use this FREE site to narrow down the results according to grade, subject area, and even assessment type. Classes can also be made so that all grading can occur online.


Fakebook (http://www.classtools.net/fb/home/page) allows teachers and students to create imaginary profile pages of a person - similar to what is found on Facebook. Users can create profiles, insert videos, write posts (and comments for posts), include friends, etc. Final products can be saved, downloaded, or even embedded. This could be a great resources for when students are analyzing characters or researching historical figures, poets, artists, or any other person or group.

Other Information to Know About

By the Numbers

The Norwalk High School Library is a very popular place. We feel very lucky to have so many students and teachers take advantage of the resources and space we provide. Check out the following information that shows just how utilized we are! These results are for August 2012 through April 2013.

9,104 - Total Number of Checkouts
59 - Average Number of Daily Checkouts
35,120 - Total Number of Students Using the Library Throughout the Year
227 - Average Number of Students Using the Library Each Day
1,469 - Total Number of Classes Using the Library, Library Computer Lab, or Minis