Thursday, April 6, 2017

Book Club, Anime Club, and Yearbook News

Some news from Library, Anime Club, and Yearbook:


Spotlight on New Books

Here are a few of the newest books on the shelf - come in and check them out!
When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (F McL)
Best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in trees.
We Know It Was You by Maggie Thrash (F Thr)
When the Winship Academy mascot jumps off a bridge during a halftime show, she leaves behind a lot of questions, and two students who witnessed the scene firsthand are determined to find out what really happened.
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town by Warren St. John (796.334 St. J)
American-educated Jordanian Luma Mufleh founds a youth soccer team comprised of children from Liberia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Balkan states, and elsewhere in the refugee settlement town of Clarkston, Georgia, bringing the children together to discover their common bonds as they adjust to life in a new homeland.

Library Research Online

Has your class been to the library recently for research? All the databases and links Ms. Charpentier showed you in class are posted to the library blog for easy access! Just look for a post with your teacher’s name and class period.
Students: Do you have a book to recommend for summer reading?
We always want the summer reading list to include books recommended by current UHS students - you know best what you want to read! If you have a book to suggest, fill out this form.
Poetry Reading at the Uxbridge Free Public Library
In honor of National Poetry Month, the Uxbridge Free Public Library will be hosting an evening of poetry over April Vacation on Thursday, April 20, at 6:30. Members of the Uxbridge community, are invited to come and read a poem they have written or love, or to listen. If any students are interested, please RSVP to Ann at the public library at


Junior and senior guys, are you ready to compete for the title of Mr. UHS? Talk to Ms. Charpentier in person if you’re going to take the stage in this year’s Mr. UHS Pageant on Saturday, May 13. If you aren’t familiar with Mr. UHS, it’s an evening in the style of a traditional beauty pageant - but for the guys of UHS! One will be crowned Mr. UHS based on his uniqueness, charisma, nerve, and talent - save the date, it's an event not to miss!
Yearbook meets in the library on Mondays from 2:00 - 3:30. Experienced graphic designers, photographers, and journalists are welcome to join in, or come ready to learn how to yearbook gets built as we work on the spring supplement!

Book Club

Book Club meets from 2:00 - 3:30 in the library on the first Thursday of each month. Copies of the books selected by members of the Book Club for discussions are available in the school library during the month prior to each meeting, thanks to the Uxbridge Free Public Library. Join us for discussions of these books:
April 6: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.
May 4: Fallen by Lauren Kate
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.
Anime/Manga Club

Love anime and manga? Join Anime/Manga Club in April, when members will be exploring the action genre and start talking about club leadership and activities for next year!
Friday, April 7, 2:00 - 3:30 in the library
Friday, April 28, 2:00 - 3:30 in the library

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