Collins Hill High School Media Center Blog

READ poster contest winner!

John Park is the winner of our READ poster contest! It’s tough to beat levitating books. Check out the runners-up below! And for you freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, be thinking about next year!

Stop by the media center to see all these posters on display.

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May 5, 2010 Posted by | Event | | Leave a comment

Book Fair is Back!

Remember book fair in elementary school? Now it’s back for high school! Barnes & Noble will be coming to Collins Hill on May 11th and 12th to set up shop in the media center. Come buy your summer reading book, as well as many other popular young adult titles.

If you can’t make it to the Media Center on May 11th and 12th, you can stop by the Mall of Georgia store and mention Collins Hill, or buy online at bn.com/bookfairs. A part of the proceeds benefits Collins Hill. The code to enter at checkout is 10172252. We appreciate your support!

The slideshow below highlights some of the summer reading titles. See you next week at B&N in CHHS!

~Mrs. Frilot

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May 4, 2010 Posted by | Book recommendation, Event | , , | Leave a comment

It’s Love Your Library Month!

Lots happening at the CHHS media center this month. Come in to win free movie tickets – just check out a book! Up to five entries are allowed for each weekly drawing. If you’re feeling creative, design your own READ poster. The winning entry will have the poster highlighted on the media center’s website, displayed outside the media center, and win movie tickets! It’s also National Poetry Month, so come by to check out the display of poetry books. Check out the Events page for more info. See you soon!

~Mrs. Frilot

April 11, 2010 Posted by | Event | | Leave a comment

March Madness!

I’m a librarian that likes sports! As a result, I’ve combined books and sports on our latest incarnation of the bulletin board and displays in the media center. Poor Mrs. Golemme wishes I’d stop talking about it! Stop by to see the “book bracket” and vote on winners. I think I’m rooting for Hunger Games to win it all. What do you think? Come see if your favorite book made the sweet sixteen.

Also, if you’re into basketball, check the displays near the big window and comfy seats for a good book or two.

~Mrs. Frilot

March 10, 2010 Posted by | Book recommendation, Event | , , , | 2 Comments

Dr. Seuss Birthday Success!

The snow did not deter us from celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday in style! We put on our hats and trekked to Walnut Grove Elementary and read to the students there. A great time was had by everyone! The Walnut Grove faculty and staff were very kind to us, and a big thank you goes to media specialist Amy Bross and media clerk Patti Heaton for their coordination effort and warm welcome.

We read books and led students in a Reader’s Oath and gave out stickers and bookmarks. Happy students (both big and little) asked if we could do it again next year. I think it’s definitely in order! Now I wonder if it will snow on us again…¬† ūüėČ

~Mrs. Frilot

March 3, 2010 Posted by | Event | | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Well, technically his birthday is March 2nd, but we’re gearing up to celebrate it and Read Across America day. You can participate by signing up to read to the students across the road at Walnut Grove Elementary and earn volunteer hours. I’ll do my best to have Cat in the Hat hats for everyone! Here are the highlights:

* Attend three 30-minute meetings after school

* Read to students at Walnut Grove on March 2nd during school

* Earn 2.5 volunteer hours

* Deadline to register is Thursday, February 4th.

Consider joining in the festivities! See me in the media center for more information.

~Mrs. Frilot

January 20, 2010 Posted by | Event | , | Leave a comment

Poetry Reading!

dscf0843Mrs. Dean’s students braved their nerves and participated in a poetry reading in the media center yesterday afternoon. It was quite a success! Students read their poetry to an audience of about 100 students, teachers, and parents. At times the poetry was poignant, other times funny, and sometimes it was both. What an amazing event to be a part of! Congrats go out to Mrs. Dean’s kids for not only writing personal poetry, but for having the courage to share it out loud.

~Mrs. Frilot

April 30, 2009 Posted by | Event | , | 1 Comment