BSHS LMC Media Matters Volume III, Issue 2 October 2011 BSHS LMC Hours: 7:30-3:45 Lead Librarian: Fran Bullington Teen Read Week: October 24 - 28 Ext. 1483 Su Teen Read Week is an created several activities to focus initiative of YALSA (Young Adult on the fun of reading. AV Librarian: Library Services Association) that Jay Campbell encourages teens to read for the Tues., Oct. 25th: Students and Ext. 1484 fun of it. teachers can pose with their Traditionally, since its favorite book. Bookmarks will be inception in 1998, Teen Read created using these photos. Week (TRW) is celebrated the third week in October. With Thurs., Oct. 27th: Name that testing and homecoming during Book Contest held during all four that week at BSHS, we will be lunches. More details to come. celebrating TRW the last week of October. Fri., Oct. 28th: Pictionary with YA This year’s theme is “Picture titles held before school. More It @your library.” To build on details to come. that theme, the library staff hasVisit this newsletter on the library website to Showcasing Bulldog Talent click on the links! The library will soon be displaying commissioned arthttp://bit.ly/bshslmc work from National Art Honor Society member Tiffany H. BSHS LMC: Tiffany is using covers of Information popular young adult novels as Unleashed! the inspiration for her work. She is pictured here with her interpretation of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
September Media Center Trail Blazer This September another BSHS concerning the specifics of her teacher collaborated with one research project, to the library to of our media specialists to plan with Mrs. Bullington. challenge her students with The result of that planning new activities. session included reviewing use of April Gray, English II basic reference books, accessing and using the online catalog and SC As she began planning the DISCUS, and a lesson on website Research Unit for her three evaluation. English II classes, Mrs. Gray wanted to ensure her students After each library lesson, were learning the skills needed students applied the skill(s) Browsing a new not only to be successful covered to their current research shipment of researchers, but also to be project: a controversial topic. books! prepared for the ELA section of Who Will Be Featured Next? the spring HSAP. Have you been toying with an The school provides class sets idea to try something new with of practice HSAP books. Mrs. your students? Please stop by the Gray took note of the research library and share your idea. WeImportant Dates: skills the book reinforces and would love to help you challenge brought that, along with notes your students! Month of National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month October: National When we think of school over half of the 43,000+ teens Anti-Bullying violence, what often comes to (ages 15-18) interviewed had beenAwareness Month mind are fights or school victims of bullying or had bullied shootings. Did you know that other students themselves. bullying is the most common (http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com) Oct. 17th form of school violence? In a The BSHS LMC has resources to Bulldog recently released study, the Los assist you in teaching our studentsBooklovers Club Angeles- based Josephson how to deal with bullying. Please Institute of Ethics revealed that Meeting stop by today to request help. Oct. 24-28th BSHS LMC: By the NumbersTeen Read Week Ahh…life in the library. September Statistics: Peaceful, quiet, relaxed. NOT! Individual student visits (not with The BSHS LMC is normally an a class) to the library: 2199 extremely busy place. When Class visits to the library: 161 we open our doors at 7:30, we have students anxious to get to Total student visits: 6546 work on projects or to find a # of items circulated: 2282 place to visit with their friends. Image credit: bulldog www.flickr.com/photos/flickr4jazz/3953371233/in/photostream/;