Hillcrest HS Library Media Center

2nd Six Weeks

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Thursday

8:15 am - 4:45 pm


Friday

8:15 am - 4:15 pm

Falling Into a Groove

Though the 2nd six weeks was truly a 5-week period, we are pleased to report growth in library-classroom resource use and circulation. With more classes coming in for research assignments, librarian-teacher collaboration was high!


The Hillcrest HS Library Media Center also received three new "Computer on Wheels" each equipped with 28 brand-new laptops. Teachers can now check out a COW for classroom use!


William Ritter, author of Young Adult novel, Jackaby, was the biggest highlight of this six weeks. Over 100 students had the pleasure to meet him, listen to him speak on his writing process and we even got to hear him read an excerpt from his latest novel, Beastly Bones.

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We Can Help!

We would like to thank Mrs. Simmons, English, and Mr. Miller, World Geography for allowing us the opportunity to collaborate on your research assignment this past six weeks.


Using free, online academic databases like ABC-CLIO and GALE Student Reference Center, were were able to demonstrate to students the value of using credible sources for their assignment.

Library Assistants

Thank you to our Counseling Staff for assigning helpers in the Library throughout the day! These senior students are a tremendous asset to serving the faculty, staff and students at Hillcrest High School.


Below, Joshua Alexander, grade 12, gets some books ready to mail out for our district's inter-library loan system.

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Busy Mornings

Students are still taking advantage of using the library's resources each and every morning. We open at 8:15 am which allows enough time to add the finishing touches to any assignment!


Below, students wait for their papers to print.

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Reading Promotion

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Thank you to all the staff who helped create our "Guess Who Reads" display!

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Looking Ahead...

We are preparing for our annual Scholastic Book Fair November 16-20; We hope you can stop by and contribute to our biggest library fundraiser for the year!
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