Author Archives: NSHS Library

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

Best selling author to visit NSHS on 10/30

The Newton South librarians are excited to announce that New York Times best selling author of We Were Liars (and others) is coming to NSHS to discuss her latest book Genuine Fraud on Monday October 30 during C-Block in the … Continue reading

Children’s Book Contest @ NSHS Library

It’s one of our favorite times of the year in the library: when the pre-school comes for story time! Students in Ms. Stonehill’s class wrote and illustrated their own picture books, which were judged by the library staff. Then everyone … Continue reading

Summer Reading at NSHS Library

As soon we are done collecting library books from students, we switch gears right into summer reading mode. The librarians participated on the One School, One Question committee to develop the question and select the books. Now we have all … Continue reading

NSHS Library Annual Report 2017

We had another busy year here at the NSHS Library. Check out the highlights in our annual report:

National Poetry Month in the Library

April is National Poetry Month. Students can take advantage of magnetic poetry, black-out poems and more. The library department also teamed with English teachers to create a poetry lab where students can record spoken word poems, and a library web … Continue reading

Freshman World History Research in the Library

The Freshman World History project is in full swing! Library teachers have rolled out a new strategy to better coordinate and co-teach, creating mini-courses on Schoology that can be added to classroom teachers’ pages. These mini-courses include database quizzes, and … Continue reading

March Madness in the Library

This week caps off NSHS Library’s first foray into a “March Madness” battle of the books. It all started with the Sweet Sixteen — sixteen popular YA (young adult) books that were pitted against each other in a NCAA-style bracket. … Continue reading