Ted Talks - Tired of the same old boring lectures they give at school? Need to be inspired?Then you should try Ted Talk. Ted Talk is a site where you can watch videos about subjects you think are important. TED is devoted to spreading ideas in the form of short powerful “talks” given by ordinary people. Don’t wait; be inspired now!
Still having problems citing your sources? Check out the Purdue Online Writing Lab website. The site is simple and easy to navigate around, and it offers you examples on how to cite no matter from where you got your information. Purdue Owl is where everybody goes to get your citations exactly right.
Do you have an essay due but have no idea how to correctly cite your sources? Well you are not alone! One tool that might help you solve the problem is Citation Machine. With Citation Machine you can cite sources in three different formats. KHS uses MLA! Citation Machine is a great tool to help you cite sources correctly in the matter of seconds.
Do you find that you can’t study well in silence or in the cacophony of your classroom? Well then Pandora should be the app for you. Listen to stations that fit your preference and study on. The app is free and available to most Android and Apple devices all you need is WiFi, which is available at the library. So come on down the library is open during breaks on most school days.
Need a break after a hard day's work? Looking for a tutorial? No problem! Just visit YouTube.com. From hilarious videos that leave you breathless on the floor to hair tutorials that make you the envy of every girl at prom. YouTube has it all. And you don’t have to worry about the website being blocked, because here in the library, YouTube is totally available. Enjoy!
Fellow Ayuyus, I am here today to tell you about the amazing wattpad. Wattpad is an app that allows you to not only download and read FREE books, written by new, creative writers out there, but it also allows you to write books of your own. All you have to do is download the app onto your phone (or whatever device you have), create your very own wattpad account and start downloading or writing your books. Easy right?! And did I mention it’s FREE? Hope ya’ll like this new app.
WhatsApp- Attendance is important but sometimes, when it is warranted, a student needs to miss class. But just because a student does not go to class does not mean that the learning stops. So when you miss class - you miss work, and that’s a problem! One fast and convenient way to find out what you missed in class is WhatsApp. WhatsApp is not only a great way to stay connected with your friends virtually, but also educationally. Use WhatsApp or Messenger or SnapChat to stay updated with class work during the days you are gone.
I have two questions for you: First is do you need oxygen to survive, and do you wish to graduate from high school? If you answered yes to this questions, then you need to know about Google Docs. Google Doc is just like a word doc except it originates in The Cloud. Google Docs is easy to use, saves automatically and can be shared with your classmates and/or teacher. How do you get this incredible app? Easy - you already have it! It is all part of your Kagman High gmail package. Not sure how to access your gmail? Or forgot your password? No worries - just ask Mrs. Ornes.
Are you taking Japanese 1 or going to? Or are you having difficulty in a class and need all the Extra Credit points that you can get? If you are this may be the application you need. Presenting Google Slides, a fun, easy, and reliable way to prepare class presentations. Not only is it easy to use, it is portable as well. The app comes with Google Drive which is part of your gmail package. Use Google Slides today and gain an insurmountable supply of happiness. (Terms and Conditions may apply. Happiness not guaranteed.)
The library will be open:
Monday: 7:45 - 4:00
Tuesday: 7:45 - 4:00
Wednesday: 7:45 - 4:00
Thursday: 7:45 - 4:00
Friday: 7:45 - 4:00
The KHS Library is open for lunch everyday except for half day Fridays.
Need Some Help?
Do you need help with a project, or do you want to know if the KHS library has the book you are dying to read? Well, what are you waiting for? Come to the KHS Library or fill out the form below and Ask Your Librarian!
After teaching for 20 years, Mrs. Ornes decided to try something new and different - like being a librarian! She took some online classes, earned a Masters in Information Science, and feels extremely fortunate to be at KHS.