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Summer is hot, but reading is cool!


There are several ways students can continue to work on their reading skills by taking advantage of summer reading initiatives provided by Winnebago School District Libraries and the Winnebago Public Library.

The links below provide information on how to get started using eBooks or how to participate in summer reading programs. 

Winnebago Public Library now has e-books available

Using Zinio (Winnebago Public Library Online Magazines) for WHS Students

WHS students who have a Winnebago Public Library Card have free access to the WPL collection of online digital magazines through their Zinio program. 

2014 Rebecca Caudill Award

The Winnebago Middle School will be participating in the 2014 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award for 2014.  To participate you must complete the following by Friday, April 25:

Winnebago Public Library offers library cards and introduces Zinio Online Digital Magazines

The Winnebago Public Library (WPL) and Winnebago High School have partnered together to offer a new program called Zinio, aka "the world's largest newstand." This service allows libraries to purchase subscriptions to selected magazines and make them available for FREE to holders of library cards.

iMovie with iPod or iPad

Follow this link to a Google Site where you can download printable pdfs or watch a tutorial video on how to use iMovie. Click Here! 

 

Steps to finish the movie and play it at WHS on the big screen:

Checking out eBooks using a mobile device with NEW Follett Enlight

*Follett Enlight is not an upgrade from the previously used Follett Digital Reader. Please uninstall Follett Digital Reader and install Follett Enlight.*  

Prairie Cat Encore Interlibrary Loan

WHS Students can access Prairie Cat Encore at school or at home to search, find and print request forms for books from participating RAILS libraries. Students are allowed two weeks to check out materials once they arrive, and can also renew materials. Overdue materials from interlibrary loan cost $.50 a day. Students are responsible for the cost of materials that are lost or damaged.

Microsoft Movie Maker for Windows 7

Since updating to Windows 7, students are encouraged to use the new Microsoft Movie Maker. It has a little bit of a different look, so please use the guide below to help answer questions you may have as you get started. 

MLA Citation Guides

Winnebago Schools use the Modern Language Association (MLA) rules for citing sources for research and project purposes. The following links are helpful resources to help create the correct citations for any paper, report or project. 

OWL Style Guidelines Overview for MLA