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Learning Commons

Welcome to WCCHS Learning Commons Page

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday 8:35 am - 3:35 pm & Friday 8:35-1:30

On any given day there will be teachers in here with classes, students working independantly on projects from highschool ELA assignments to Graphic Design Junior High Option using the 3D Printer. Students will also come in to use the Whiteboard Tables, borrow a game.

 Book Collection Online Catalog

 Learning Resources  site.

We have an E-Book Collection. To log in all you need is your school user name and password. You can read in your browser on any device OR get an Overdrive  account and download the app to your phone. There are instructions on how to do this once you have signed in. Mrs. Marshall is also more that happy to help.

Technology in the Learning Commons 

3d Printers (Maker Bot and Sense),Sense 3D Scanner, HP Laptops, Ipads 

*Students use Sketch-Up Pro and Tinker Cad for their 3D Prints

Google Cardboard. All you need is your phone (Android or Apple) and a selection of virtual reality apps. Start here! 

Software on desktops:

DVD Maker/Microsoft Office/Paint/Microsoft Publisher/Lego Mindstorms/Adobe Photoshop Elements 13/Adobe Premier Elements/Sketch Up 2015/Style Builder 2015/Adobe Production Premium CS6/Adoble Illustrator/Movie Maker

 

CLUBS & Events:

Book Club: Wednesdays at Lunch (11:40-12:00)-Looking at new books coming in to the Learning Commons and sharing recent reads/

Writing Club:  Wednesdays after school (3:30-4:30) plans for a WCCHS Young Writers Conference 2019 underway

Young Readers Choice Awards at WCCHS in 2018/2019:

Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Readers Choice Award (Grades 4-12)-students can vote in all catergories

Forest of Reading ( Nominies to TBA Oct. 2018)

READ & WRITE INS: Dates throughout the year-TBA

Drawing Club: Thursdays after school 3:30-4:30 

2018-2019-TBA

 

 External Links: 

LRSD Learning and Technology

Digital Citizenship

Check out what's up at the Claresholm Public Library!

Youth Privacy-Includes a variety of downloadable resources, a Graphic Novel,  PowerPoint presentation, and online quizzes. For  Grades 4 - 6, Grades 7 - 8 and Grades 9 - 12.

 

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Borrowing & Return Policy:

Textbooks & Other Required Classroom Materials:

There is no limit on number borrowed. It is expected that  as soon as students are done with the materials they are returned. The latest this is expected to happen is just prior or immediately following finals and diplomas. In many cases (i.e. English) students do not need to keep the book longer than it is used in the classroom. If the materials are still out after all tests have been written an overdue notice with request for return or payment lost fees will sent. At this point students will have been given reminders either by Mrs. Marshall or their teacher. 

Regular Materials

Students in good standing (no overdue materials) can borrow up to three books at a time. The books are due back in three weeks, after which time they can bring the book back and renew it for another three weeks if no one else is waiting for the book. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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