Thursday, April 12, 2018

May 10 Book Club Meeting: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The last Book Club Pick for the 2017-2018 school year is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. All are welcome to join in the discussion after school on Thursday, May 10. If you need a copy of the book, talk to Ms. Charpentier or visit the Uxbridge Free Public Library.

From Goodreads: "Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors."

Monday, April 9, 2018

Links for Mr. Bennett's Freshmen English Classes

Below are some recommended resources for your research paper on Night. Feel free to look at other databases and books, too!

Databases and Online Reference Materials
(The full list of available databases is here. From school you do not need a password. From home, the databases will ask for a password, so ask Ms. Charpentier or Mr. Bennett if you need it.)
  • Some books that may help you with your paper have been set aside in the library. You can search for other books on your topic here. Remember that all Mr. Bennett's freshmen classes are researching the same subject right now, you so will need to share resources.
Citation Resources

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

April Newsletter

The April newsletter is here! This month it features:
  • Book Club updates
  • National Poetry Month recommendations
  • Anime Club agendas
  • Programs at the Uxbridge Free Public Library

Thursday, March 29, 2018

April Anime/Manga Club Meetings

  • Friday, April 6, 2:00 - 3:30
    Meet in the culinary room for another round of Japanese cooking, this time with desserts! Thanks again to Mrs. Dzivasen for sharing her space and equipment with us.

  • Friday, April 27, 2:00 - 3:30
    Join us for snacks and a screening of Haikyu!!,  courtesy of Sentai Filmworks.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

April 12 Book Club Meeting: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

The next Book Club Pick is Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer. All are welcome to join in the discussion after school on Thursday, April 12. If you need a copy of the book, talk to Ms. Charpentier or visit the Uxbridge Free Public Library.

From Goodreads: "A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth's fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation. Cinder is caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. Now she must uncover secrets about her mysterious past in order to protect Earth's future."

Join us at all Book Club's meetings this year to discuss these books chosen by UHS students:

Monday, March 5, 2018

March Events at the Public Library

Two teen events not to miss at the Uxbridge Free Public Library this month:

  • Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    Monday, March 12, 6:00 PM
  • Cosplay Club
    Thursday, March 22, 6:30 PM

Thursday, March 1, 2018

March Newsletter

The March Newsletter is here! Featured this month:
  • upcoming Book Club dates and picks
  • results of the Youth Media Awards last month
  • some recommended new books
  • upcoming Anime Club dates and activities
  • info about March teen programs at the public library