Did you know that our library collection includes 26 digital magazines? The following 3 minute video tutorial shows you how to access and search them.
Here is the complete list of digital magazines:
- Architectural Digest
- The Atlantic
- Automobile Magazine
- Car & Driver
- Elle Decor
- Food Network Magazine
- GQ: Gentleman's Quarterly
- Horse & Rider
- Kiplinger's Personal Finance
- Mother Jones
- Motor Trend
- National Review
- The New Republic
- The New Yorker
- Rolling Stone
- Scientific American
- Vanity Fair
- The Week
- Bon Appetit
- Poets & Writers
We also have print magazines, and a database (National Newspapers) that features:
- The Christian Science Monitor
- The Boston Globe
- The Hartford Courant (include archives going back to the 18th century)
- The Los Angeles Times
- The New York Times
- The Wall Street Journal
- The Washington Post
and, even though it is a magazine rather than a newspaper,
- The Economist
We've had a busy few weeks in the makerspace!
- Mr. Stevenson and Ms. Greco's Global History II students designed monuments to highlight the achievements of Enlightenment thinkers
- Mr. Stevenson's AP Psych class built brain models
- Mr. Forcucci's U.S. History students examined the impact of imperialism
- Ms. Arastu's and Ms. Rothschild's Global History I students examined the anatomy of ancient civilizations
A few non-makerspace projects were launched as well
- Ms. McLellan's Chemistry students analyzed the chemical dangers of vaping to create public service announcements
- Ms. Cohen and Mr. Quinn's American Studies class started working on their first junior research paper
To examine U.S. involvement in war, Ms. Rothschild's U.S. History class checked out fiction and nonfiction books for history reading groups. Offered a selection of 25 books to choose from, students "voted" for their top choices and formed reading groups around themes of interest. Our offerings follow.
Somewhat Virtual Book Club
Our book club (virtually) met with two schools in South Carolina on October 10 to discuss a fast paced high school mystery novel called "One of us is Lying" by Karen McManus. The book's plot twists surprised all in attendance, which is saying something, since we have an impressive cadre of mystery readers.
Our next selection is "Dear Martin" by Nic Stone with a companion graphic novel recommendation, "New Kid", by Norwalk-based author Jerry Craft, whose children attended New Canaan Country Day (in case you know the Craft family).
The class of 2023 is full of innovative maker enthusiasts! We have several students who are contemplating becoming Techxperts. Throughout the day, students visit the makerspace to tinker with their chosen specialties, including virtual reality, 3D printing, electronics, robotics, and computer building, and Raspberry Pi.
Ms. Mabee is a display master! The library features enticing book displays everywhere. Please take note, and check out a book!
We've added virtual book displays to the announcement screens throughout the building. Focusing on what to read next, our slides feature recommendations for follow-up reads to books that circulate widely at New Canaan High School.