Winners-Battle of the Books Round 1

Congratulations to Xander Wilson and Joel Legerstee who are the library reading champions for Term 1. Both boys have won movie vouchers. Joel read 59 books in Term 1 and Xander read 54 books, so it was very close. We will be running the Battle of the Books competition all year. Please visit the library…

Yoga club – Benefits of yoga

Did you know that the Library runs yoga sessions? Join Ms Reddall, our dance teacher, at an invigorating and relaxing session of yoga in the Viewing Room at Wednesday lunchtime. Limit 10 students only, and yoga mats are provided. The library also has books on yoga, health, nutrition, fitness, mental health, depression and anxiety in…

Graphic novels: a beginner’s guide

One of the most popular genres for our students in the library is graphic novels. No matter if you are into Marvel or D.C., we can accommodate your tastes. Here is an interesting history of comics and guide as to where to begin… Where to begin… History of graphic novels… Description The precursor to comic…

Harmony Week 2019

Celebrate Harmony Day in the Library this week. We will have a fantastic display and a great selection of books available on difference races, diversity and cultures.  Check it out. What is Harmony Day? ​​​Harmony Week is an opportunity for all Western Australians to celebrate our vibrant multicultural State. The week runs from 15–21 March…

Battle of the Books Competition

Calling all readers!  We have a competition for Term One, a prize of movie tickets or a book voucher for the student who loans the most books for the term. There are two categories, Year 7 and Year 8-12. Winners will be posted on our blog and school newsletter. Let’s see who are the library…

Year 7 Smartriders Now Available

Smartrider cards for Year 7 students were distributed via homeroom classes last week (11 March 2019). There were some issues with a very small minority of students. If your child did not receive their smartrider card please contact Nicole McDonagh, Library Officer on 6174 2238 or nicole.mcdonagh@education.wa.edu.au  

Book Club – New!

Calling all book worms and literary types…welcome to Book Club with Ms Lane and Ms Duffy.  Hey, even if you just want to try it out, come along!   Dissect a range of novels with our expert English teachers and have fun as well. Happens in the library viewing room at Monday lunchtime – all welcome!

New library clubs for 2019

Students, get engaged by all the different activities available in the library.   Chess, yoga, book club, media, movies and popcorn, it’s all here for you.  Here’s an updated list for your reference: Monday lunchtime – Book club with Ms Lane/Ms Duffy – library viewing room – all welcome Tuesday lunchtime – Chess club with Mr…

Mobile phones and hats in the library

Students please be aware during classes in the library you now must place your mobile phones and hats/baseball caps in the plastic tubs and lockable boxes provided by library staff on the library desk. Your other option is not to bring these items into the library at all – place these items in your school…

Author profile: Cassandra Clare

Everyone has a favourite author and genre and Cassandra Clare is one of mine. She is the author of the well known Shadowhunter and Mortal Instruments series, and other fantasy titles. Check out Cassandra’s bio: Cassandra Clare was born to American parents in Teheran, Iran and spent much of her childhood travelling the world with…

New activities: Yoga and Relaxation

Are you feeling stressed? Would you like to learn new techniques to help you relax? We have some new library lunchtime activities that may interest you. On Monday lunchtimes Ms Reddall will be running yoga sessions for students in the Library Viewing Room. There is a limit of 10 places only. On Tuesday lunchtimes Ms…

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

This book received Honours in the Older Reader category for Children’s Book Week. If you would like to loan it please email nicole.mcdonagh@education.wa.edu.au Subhi’s imagination is as big as the ocean and wide as the sky, but his world is much smaller: he’s spent his whole life in an immigration detention centre. THE BONE SPARROW…