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October - Books Can CAst a Spell On You 

This is the season to Fall into Reading.   There will be a pumpkin art contest in the library during the month of October. Prizes will be given for favorite book character design, spookiest design, and best overall design. If you are interested in entering a pumpkin in the contest, please stop by the library.  Entries must be submitted by Thursday, October 10.  (No carved real pumpkins please.) Stop by to check out a book and see the fabulous pumpkin creations on display.

MOVIES MEETS BOOK CLUB

The Hate U Give      By: Angie Thomas

 “At an early age I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them"

Book Club Meeting Dates for 1st Semester When: 2nd and 4th Fridays during 5th Block (unless otherwise noted)  

 Where: Library 

 Please check with 5th Block Teacher before attending. 

September - LiBrary CArd Sign-Up Month

Stop by the NCHS Library to pick up an application for a free Nelson Memorial Library Card.  They have many great resources that can be delivered to you right here at school.

MOVIES MEET BOOK CLUB 


The Bell Jar 

By: Sylvia Plath


"Do you ever feel trapped by your own thoughts."


Book Club Meeting Dates for 2nd Semester


When: 2nd and 4th Fridays (unless otherwise noted)            Beginning Feb. 8 - During 5th Block


Where: Library


Please check with 5th Block Teacher before attending.

Movies Meet Book Club 


Everything Everything
By: Nicola Yoon

"The greatest risk is not taking one."

Book Club Meeting Dates for 1st Semester

When: 2nd and 4th Fridays (unless otherwise noted)
            Beginning Sept. 14 - During 5th Block

Where: Library

Please check with 5th Block Teacher before attending.

There will be an Art and Photo Contest held in the Library this Spring.  The theme is:
See the World from a New Perspective

Students may submit up to two pieces of artwork and/or two 8X10 photographs representing their interpretations of the theme. Please see Ms. Clark in the library if you have questions or would like to submit an entry.  All entries are due by Wednesday, March 14 and will be judged by the student body.  Winners will be announced before Spring Break.

Great Barrier Reef

Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Camel Ride to Ayers Rock

Teen Read Week 


In celebration of Teen Read Week, drop by the library and check out a great book (we are spotlighting horror and suspense novels for October).  Everyone who checks out a book  through Friday, Oct. 27 will be entered into a drawing for a prize.  The winner will be announced on Monday, October 30.  Also, Oct. 18-27, stop by to vote on the best pumpkins designed by Mrs. Smith’s art students and participate in our NCHS Library Scavenger Hunt.  The winners will be announced on Monday, October 30.  Treats are available for all who complete the Scavenger Hunt. 



The Book Thief


“Is anything more powerful than the force of our words?”
Book Thief

Movies Meet Book Club


The Book Thief  

by Markus Zusak 
“Is anything more powerful than the force of our words?”

Book Club Meeting Dates for First Semester
When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays (unless otherwise noted)
Beginning Sept. 28 During 5th Block
Where: Library


Please check with 5th Block Teacher before attending.


Look Who Hatched - Match Baby Pictures of Staff Members to the Adorable Adults They Have Become

Photo Contest in the Library

     In celebration of Spring Reading, drop by the library, check out a great book, and see if you can match some adorable baby pictures to the equally adorable adults they have become.  A drawing will be held and prizes given along with treats for students who are able to correctly match all of the baby pictures to the corresponding staff members.  The contest will end on Friday, April 21 and winners will be announced the following week! 

     Staff, you are invited to participate as well and see how well you can identify your colleagues. 


Art Exhibit and Contest in the Library


We have Fabulous Artists here at NCHS and thanks to all of Mrs. Smith's Art Students who created canvases for our Library.


Winners of the Contest Are:

1st Place Best Quote - Nicole Pouliot -  (Do not Judge My Story By The Chapter You Walked in on)
2nd Place Best Quote -  Ebony Toms -  (When Reading a good book, somewhere a door opens to allow in more Light)

There was a tie for 1st Place in Best Design.

1st Place - Haley Patterson - (Be yourself... Everyone else is taken.)  (Mountain/Lake Scene)
1st Place - Destinee Glover -  (There is no friend as loyal as a book...)  (Mickey and Goofy Scene)
2nd Place - Kristyn Underwood- (So many Books so little Time) (Alarm Clock Scene)


We have Fabulous new Art Work on display in the library created by Mrs. Smith’s students.  Please come by to view the amazing talent we have here at NCHS.


In celebration of Spring Reading, drop by the library, check out a great book, vote on your favorite new Art Canvas designed by Mrs. Smith’s art students and participate in our NCHS Library Scavenger Hunt.   Treats are available for all who complete the Scavenger Hunt and winners of the Art Contest will be revealed on Friday, April 7.


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