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Sakura Medal Updates

  • The New Sakura Medal 2016 Books
    Click the images to go to lists on LibraryThing.


    Sakura Medal 2016 High School English

    Posted May 10, 2015, 10:50 PM by Linda Hayakawa
  • The Sakura Medal Winners for 2015!

    HS English    HS Japanese (Tie)    
    Butter           慈雨の人 史上最強の大臣                                                                   


    The HS Art Winners
    Click for larger images

    HS English      HS Japanese
    St. Mary's        Christian Academy 
    International    in Japan


    To see all the Art Winners, please visit
    the Art Competition site

    Posted May 4, 2015, 6:08 PM by Linda Hayakawa
  • The HS Sakura Medal 2015 Awards Ceremony
    Ms. Sentgeorge gave out awards to our ASIJ Art Finalists, Ms. Hakone and Mrs. Yoshii presented the third, second and first place prizes for the ASIJ Sakura Medal Trailer Competition, and Mrs. Hayakawa presented the awards for the most Sakura books read during the 2014-2015 school year. Big thanks go to Mr. Vikse for taking the photos. The Sakura Medal Program is made possible by the Chofu PTA.

    Posted May 4, 2015, 12:28 AM by HS Lib
  • 2015 HS Sakura Medal Voting Party

    Posted Apr 26, 2015, 5:02 AM by HS Lib
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News from your Library/Tech Team


Kindles & ebooks

  • Zinio - digital magazines

    We are moving to Zinio for our library magazines....

    Please take this survey to let us know which magazines you would like us to subscribe to.

    Image http://www.zinio.com/www/browse/shop.jsp?_switchns=true

    Posted May 4, 2015, 7:44 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • Check out these new titles on our Kindles!
    Here's a complete list

    Posted Apr 25, 2015, 10:13 AM by Linda Hayakawa
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If you are a fan of John Green, maybe you will like
some of these titles.


Databases & Online Resources

  • New! Classroom Video Streaming Classroom Video on Demand.  .....Please visit our databases page and scroll down to Classroom video.Classroom Video On Demand is a comprehensive streaming video subscription service for high schools, featuring unlimited access to more than 5,000 educational programs that can be viewed in class, at the library, or from home. 
    Posted Apr 25, 2015, 11:36 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • Freeplay Music A great new resource for free music for your projects. Watch this video and be sure to cite your source.Freeplay Music To give a simple attribution for a song from Freeplay you've used in a slideshow or video,  just do this:"Down Again" by Annie Minoguehttp://www.freeplaymusic.com/volumedetail.aspx?volume=934Used by PermissionFor more about Attributions and Citations go here.
    Posted Apr 25, 2015, 11:32 AM by Linda Hayakawa
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Video for this week: 
A Flock of Synchronized Dancing Origami Cranes on an Electromagnetic
Stage by Japanese designer Ugoita T!

Reviews and Recommendations

  • (If one of these books looks interesting, and we don't have it, talk to Mrs. Bender, Mr. Chang or 
    Mrs. Hayakawa. We can order it for the library!)


Cool Stuff We've Found

  • Periodic Videos from The University of Nottingham Cool videos about each element on the periodic table! Who knew chemistry could be so much fun?http://www.periodicvideos.comHere's one on Methane
    Posted Apr 24, 2015, 9:59 PM by Linda Hayakawa
  • The Known Universe From the American Museum of Natural History
    Posted Nov 18, 2014, 5:46 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • 9 writers on the inspiring books that shaped them These nine authors received their all-important titles from family and friends, during their childhoods and while dealing with the milestones of adulthood — and each owes a debt to those inspirational writers.
    Posted Nov 11, 2014, 6:04 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • Our Story in Two Minutes: A History of Planet Earth
    Posted Oct 29, 2014, 2:14 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • NASA: 3D Printing in Space
    Posted Oct 9, 2014, 4:13 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • Distractify : I'll Never Unsee This!! https://www.facebook.com/Distractify/
    Posted Sep 14, 2014, 1:49 AM by Linda Hayakawa
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