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NewOnline reading log format this year!  New
Keep track for us, for school & for FUN.
New online format this year!  Create an account to track your reading!  No papers to lose, no separate lists to keep and still have FUN. 

If you are between age 13 and 19 register here
If you are under age 13 register here (Must have parental permission)

Pizza and Ice Cream kickoff party! June 29th from 6 to 7 PM
Introduction to the new online summer reading program, Wandoo Reader! Track your reading online, get raffle tickets to win a prize basket. Registration required so we know how much pizza & ice cream to buy.

Book Discussion Group for grades 6-9
Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus - July  15th and 22nd from 5 to 5:45.
Reboot by Amy Tintera - August 12th and 19th from 5 to 5:45.

Glass Painting!  July 16, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Create a uniquely decorated glass or vase using glass paint and paint markers. Use a pattern, or your imagination for the design. All materials supplied.
Registration required.
Limited to 20 participants.

Decoupage Comic Box July 21, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm  
A fun art project using Mod Podge , papier mache boxes and comic book pages.  Choose from comics provided, or bring one of your own if you prefer.  All materials provided.
Registration required. Limited to 20 participants.

Black Box Challenge with The Discovery Museum. July 29, 2015 from 3pm to 4:30pm.
Using simple materials, create a “black box” device into which a marble will be dropped, designed to slow the marble’s passage through the box to achieve the maximum delay before the marble exits the box. See how slow you can go!
Registration required. Limited to 20 participants.

Superhero Art Project August 3, 2015 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart studios for a superhero related art project.
Registration required. Limited to 16 participants.

What’s in the Water? August 14, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
The Kellogg Environmental Center presents a fun educational program for grades 6 and up. You will examine a water sample taken from a local source. Who knows what you will find?
Registration required.

Shake It Up, Shakespeare! August 15, 205 from 3pm to 5pm
Ingrid Schaeffer returns to lead a fun theater arts program based on Shakespeare’s  wacky play A  Midsummer Nights Dream using costumes, props, wigs, etc. 
Registration required. Limited to 20 participants.

 

Voting is open for YALSA’s top 10 teen books for 2015.  Go to http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens/ and cast your vote for your favorite now through October 18th.  This is a nationwide list published every year by the Young Adult section of the American Library Association.  Let your voice be heard!    

 

Do you need to do community service hours for graduation or confirmation? Consider becoming a teen volunteer! Click here to download the form. Questions? Email Sandy Miller

Summer Reading Lists:
Trumbull High School
St. Joseph's High School

Christian Heritage

 

 

 

Internet sites that you might find helpful and fun!


Learning Express Library Unlimited free Internet access to practice tests for the SAT & ACT. Great resources for AP exams, etc. Will need to create a username and password the first time you log in. Use your Trumbull Library Barcode as your username.
College Net College Net offers eight key internet admissions services to help yourself get into college. The site provides convenience to over 1,500 customized internet admissions applications built for college and university programs. When applying to more than one program you save redundant typing since common data travels from form to form. The site also has links to scholarship searching and other college resources.
Accredited Online Colleges This website gathered in-depth information on top-ranked accredited online colleges and created a database search that helps you find a degree program that meets your degree level, category and subject of interest. Here, you can also search between nationally and regionally accredited colleges and learn about the accrediting agencies that fall under these two categories.
Connecticut History The web site currently contains about 14,000 images of photographs, drawings and prints which may be searched or browsed in a variety of ways, including by keyword, subject, creator, title and date. Geographical sites may be searched using a Digital Geographic Locator developed by the University of Connecticut's Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC). Descriptions of the images are provided in detailed catalog records. Online learning tools created especially for middle and high school students provide suggestions for interpreting and exploring the database.
Find the Right College The best articles, interactive tools and rankings to help you find the right college and financial aid.
High School Hub This is a great site. It's a noncommercial learning portal to high-quality free online education resources for high school students. You'll find interactive learning games, puzzles and quizzes. It also includes subject guides for English, foreign languages, math, science and social studies.
Homework Help Bartleby publishes the classics of literature, nonfiction, and reference free of charge for the home, classroom, and desktop of each and every Internet participant. Since its incorporation in 1999 Bartleby has been meeting the needs of students, educators, and the intellectually curious.Search their database by author, title or subject and get full text
of the book you're looking for.
Jobs and Careers Information on getting great jobs, military options, managing
your money and other helpful links. Provided by the Office
of the Under Secretary of Defense.
Music for Youth Music for Youth, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of young people through classical music. They offer a monthly series of free children's concerts, artists' residencies in local schools, an annual music scholarship, an annual travel adventure in music and art and a benefit concert to raise funds for the outreach activities. Look at their web site for all they offer.
Occupation Outlook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook for information on
different occupations and careers.
Teen Reads Find out about hot new books, check out interviews with
your favorite author or join a book discussion with other teens.
No Flying, No Tights Reviews graphic novels and comics.
Movie Information Find out about a movie at the Internet Movie Database.
More Teen Health U.S. Food and Drug Administration web site with health
information for young adults.
Ultimate Band List Mega list of links to just about any band, concert information
and many other music links.

 

 

 


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