Library Happenings

December 2019 News

POB JFK HS Library Celebrate's Week Of Code 2020.

Students learned to code using "Intro to App Lab" through which gave them the chance to code their own app in JavaScript using blocks or text.

November 2019 News

November was a busy month filled with lots of learning.

Students in College Writing, Facing History, and Creative Writing classes as well as 10th and 11th grade English classes were taught how to effectively search our school's databases. Students were also taught how to begin research projects and organize information gathered from databases.

Freshman library orientations wrapped up this month. Students learned all that the POB JFK Library has to offer.

October 2019 News

Boys using our new Chess Tables

Reading for enjoyment.. a great way to destress! Check out our New Book section and start reading.

Mrs. Scully's Public Speaking classes created Flipgrids to share with elementary school students in the district.

September 2019 News

September is Library Card sign up month. Gretchen Browne, Director of POB Public Library, visited our students and distributed library cards to students who didn't have one - 106 to be exact! POB JFK reads!

Students unwinding and showing creativity as well as higher order problem solving skills during their downtime.

June 2019 News

Our conscientious students are busy studying.

POB JFK High School promotes summer reading through collaborating with the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library.

May 2019 News

It was fun working with Ms. Rollens' College Writing Class using Nearpod. Students were taught how to analyze and evaluate online sources in a fun and interactive way.

The dedicated crew that comes in during their off periods finished these masterpieces!!!

Words of wisdom written by students on the collaborative dry erase tables.

April 2019 News

POB JFK students create in the library

POB JFK Library Celebrates National Poetry Month

March 2019 News

March is Women's History Month and we would like to encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of Women in American History.

  • The National Women's History Museum - The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) researches, collects, and exhibits women's social, cultural, economic, and political history in a context of world history.
  • New York Times Article - 15 Remarkable Women We Overlooked in Our Obituaries.
  • Discovery Education Streaming - A compilation of their content in Women's History.
  • SIRS Database - Women's Rights Timeline, username and password needed.
  • Gale Database Article - Gov. Cuomo Announces Opening of Capitol Exhibit Honoring New York Women in Recognition of Women's History Month. Username and password needed.

February 2019 News

The creative students in Ms. Milin-Seltzer's class act out different French fables in POB JFK library.

Ms. Eifert's A.P. Spanish students and Ms. Scully's Public Speaking students record themselves reading picture books via Flipgrid. Their Flipgrids were then shared with POB elementary and middle school students.

January News

Stop into the media center and warm up with a good book.

Students writing reflections in the POB JFK HS library's Holocaust/Genocide room in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (1/27/19).

December News

Students working on the Tower of Hanoi as an unplugged coding activity to figure out algorithms.

Week Of Code at POB JFK HS

12/17/18 - 12/21/18

Mrs. Bernhardt's Computer Science students analyzing Entry & Exit Poll results for each class that coded.

Plugged in activities were offered through Google Classroom.

Students coding their initials in Binary as an unplugged coding activity. Blue paper strips represent the number 1 and yellow paper strips represent 0. They linked the 8 strips of paper for each initial together to form a paper chain.

November News 2018

We are happy to have Mrs. Baum's Studio in Art Book Sculptures on display in our library.

An example of students creating during down time with our Stick Together sticker art poster.

Students using our Cubelets and collaborating during a typical day in the POB JFK HS library.

October 2018

Wrapping up a busy October with Mrs. Scully's Public Speaking class. They created book pumpkins to share and read Halloween stories via Flipgrid with elementary students.

Our #WhalesFOrACause wall. For every whale a POB JFK HS student decorates, Simon & Schuster, Vineyard Vines and First Book provide brand new books to children in need.

Librarians conducted 9th grade library orientations and research classes where students learned about the various databases that POB JFK HS has to offer.

Our collaborative tables are great for math calculations!

September 2018 Happenings

Students demonstrate their creativity during their free periods in the POB JFK HS Library.

Guidance Department meeting with seniors in the library loft ....getting all paperwork and forms ready for the college application process.