Library - Learn ForeverWhen everyone is a learner, there is no end to successWelcome to the Janitell Learning Center! Our mission is to provide resources that promote collaboration and critical thinking in order to push learners of all ages to excel in academics, interests, and self-reflection. We believe anything is possible with the right approach, and that the right approach can only be found through effective collaboration. Working together, there is nothing we can not accomplish.
JJHS Battle of the Books (JBOB)Stories draw us in because they both help us escape from and understand our own lives. Don't miss out on this year's adventures and opportunities to make new frieds. Students will compete against each other and teachers for the second-ever JBOB championship! 8th grade took the title in 2017-2018; will they keep it?Competition: TBA (mid April)Lunch Meetings:
- 6th grade starts 8/29 and meets every Weds in 134 (Mrs. Hogan's room)
- 7th/8th grade starts 8/29 and meets every Weds in 101 (Mrs. Park's room)
- 25 meetings required to compete
- 5 faces per grade level at each meeting to continue second semester
- Call it Courage by Armstrong Sperry
- Holes by Louis Sachar
- Uglies by Scott Westerfield
- Arlo Finch and the Valley of Fire by John August
- No Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Contests: January/February Contests (Due 2/22/19)
BE SURE: Name, grade, and date are on ALL entries (copy and print what's below or replicate it on your own paper)We Want Your Videos!What inspires you to do what you do best? Have you made or seen a video that would inspire others to be positively passionate? Send videos or links to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to share it here. We'll start the year with a classic YouTube hero, Kid President.
Search it upClick on the names below to access catalogues from different librariesUse this to see resources in our school's library, including audio and e-books, ipods, nooks, and (of course) books. Remember: only put a hold on books that say "Ask", after you login. If it says "Out" please check again after the listed return date.You can even do research through Destiny, and all of the resources are guaranteed to be reliable! See resources below for more.OVERDRIVE - WSD3s ebook and audiobook collection; use this link to read or listen on your own devices!SAFARI MONTAGE - WSD3s collection of online movies, documents, and mediaUse this to see resources available at our local community center.Use this to see resources city-wide.Use this resource to find reliable research articles and academic sourcesUsername: janitell PW: jaguarsWe are happy to assist with ordering and picking up books from non-Janitell locations. Please contact us for help in placing books on hold if needed.Click HERE to access surveys and information for goals and career readiness in NavianceClick for PEARSON Math assignments, book, and help
Online Games for LearningClick here to access links to games for math, literacy, and typing skillsLinks for ClassesClick here for info on finding reliable and real research (Teen Leadership)
Usernames and PasswordsGoogle: Email, Drive (docs, slides, sheets, apps, etc)Your student account gives you access to email, drive, and school-appropriate apps that can make your life as a student turn into the life of a learner. You can share assignments with other students, parents, and teachers, as well as collaborate in real-time. The research tool also makes it easier to find good sources, prove you used them, and cite where they came from. Login information is belowUsername format: email@example.com PW format: CAPITALINITIALS4digit#lowerinitialsExample Student: Stephen Hernandez, born October 3rd, 2003 Given random 4 digit # of 3751Username Example: firstname.lastname@example.org PW Example: SH3751shInfinite Campus (IC)Username: student number (lunch number)Password: initials6-digitbirthday (Example: sh030303)NOTE: IC is the ONLY system to use the above format. Almost ALL other systems use the PW format listed above for Google