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Student Book Club
Book Club
Student Book Club

The SAS Student Book Club has selected The Prince of los Cocuyos as their first read of the 2019-2020 school year. Leaders of the club, Spencer McKenzie '20 and Madeline Birknes '21, are hoping students (and adults as well) will read their choice over Fall long weekend.

The Prince of los Cocuyos was also a recommendation on this year's summer reading list highly recommended by Spanish teacher David Miller and VI former Karen Paredes.

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It's Banned Books Week
banned books
It's Banned Books Week

Banned Book Week, Literature Locked Up, Censorship Leaves Us In the Dark, however you would like to refer to this atrocity, it's a reminder to all of us the importance of the freedom to read. This week draws national attention to current and historical attempts to remove certain books from a library's collection. Held during the last week of September since 1982, this week tends to bring together readers, librarians, and all literary types in the shared support of freedom to express ideas.

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Annual Trivia Kick-Off
Trivia kick-off
Annual Trivia Kick-Off

The first trivia match-up for the 2019-2020 school year was held on Thursday, September 19th with three teams competing; The AV Club, All Alone in the Library, and Trader Joe's.

Librarian assistants Jenn Wilson '03 and Noreen Tully were at the helm as emcee and scorekeeper respectively.

Appropriately enough the theme for trivia night was Back to School with questions ranging from "Ted Cotsen '91 is responsible for what annual SAS tradition? (Frosty Run), to Nabisco released a new special edition cookie over the summer commemorating the 50th anniversary of what historic event? (Moon landing)

 

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Off Campus Access
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Off Campus Access

For off-campus access of any subscription resource (i.e. paid-for databases), you'll be prompted to login first to OpenAthens. Your username is your "firstname.lastname" (for example john.smith); please contact us for the password, or if you have questions.

 

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