Author Archives: NSHS Library

Library Teachers Lead Training on Chrome Extensions

On December 5th, NSHS faculty and staff had a half day of professional development about Chromebooks and the 1:1 initiative. Participants could choose the sessions that were most relevant to them. The Library teachers led a professional development session about … Continue reading

Need Research Help? Make an Appointment with a Librarian!

The Newton South Library has added a new service for students – one-on-one research appointments with a librarian. Students can sign up for a 15-minute appointment to get help with research, citations, or to find independent reading choices. Students can sign … Continue reading

NSHS Library Annual Report 2018

It was another busy year here at the NSHS Library. Check out the highlights in our Annual Report.

Studying and Summer Reading at the NSHS Library

The NSHS Library is still open for business during finals week. Students can study in between exams and also pick up books for summer reading. Students and staff are welcome to check out up to ten books for the summer. … Continue reading

Reading Challenge

As part of our constant goal to build a culture of reading in the school, the library staff worked with the House Cup team to create a Reading Challenge for March. We came up with 23 categories of books (love … Continue reading

NSHS Librarians Present on Fake News

On Sunday, March 25th and Monday, March 26th, the NSHS librarians attended the Massachusetts School Library Annual Conference. We came away with a lot of new ideas to incorporate into the NSHS Library program. We also presented a session: Fighting Fake News:Bringing … Continue reading

Library Popularity

Library visits hit an all-time high during term 3, at 107,177 visits. Visits always peak in term 3 as second semester sophomores earn open campus privileges and choose to spend their free blocks in the library. Taking into account vacations, … Continue reading

Author e. lockhart Visits Newton South

On October 30th, the Newton South High School Library was thrilled to host an author visit for students as part of their English Language Arts classes. About 150 students gathered in the Newton South auditorium to hear remarks from New … Continue reading

NSHS Library Book Club Reads

The NSHS Library Book Club is in its fourth year and going strong thanks to some wonderful senior book club leaders (boy will we miss them next year!) We currently have 23 members signed up for our Schoology group and … Continue reading

Success at South: New Library Furniture Has Arrived!

  The new library furniture purchased with funds from last year’s Success at South campaign has arrived. The first additions were the new comfy chairs. We were able to purchase ten of them and they are located in various spots around … Continue reading