Author: Ms St-Jules

International Games Week: November 4-10, 2018

Join us in the Learning Commons at lunchtime this week to celebrate International Games Week. Try out Virtual Reality, play a computer game or join your friends for a board game. Enter the daily draw and test your gaming knowledge. See you there!

The November Reading Challenge is Here!

Are you up for the challenge? Complete 4 of the challenges to receive a prize. See the book display in the Learning Commons for book suggestions. Good luck!

November Reading Challenge

Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week was held at Wellington Secondary from October 9-12, 2018. Thank you to everyone who participated! The Tournament of Books ended with a close match between 1984 and The Hunger Games.

The Hunger Games was voted Wellington’s Favourite Book!

Tech Week 2018

Join us in the Learning Commons for Tech Week! Every lunch break there will be activities and displays to celebrate technology at Wellington Secondary. Click on the poster for more details.

National Canadian Film Day

 Celebrate National Canadian Film Day with your friends and family! Drop by the Learning Commons to pick up your free REEL Canada catalogue. Click on this link to see what is playing on April 18th on encore+, CBC, NFB and Netflix.

Spring Break Reading

Looking for a great book to read during Spring Break? Check out the first book in a series. Betcha can’t read just one! See our displays in the Learning Commons to start a series this Spring Break. You can also try some suggestions by Epic Reads. They have great infographics about series. Check out this one on series that can be read in 100 hours, or this one on the longest-running YA series.

Happy reading!

New to our Collection

“Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist.”

Leigh Bardugo’s latest series begins with Six of Crows.  Join Kaz and his crew as they attempt to pull off a heist that will also save the world from a deadly new weapon. They will either succeed and be rich beyond their wildest dreams, or they will end up imprisoned in a foreign city or  dead. Can this team of misfits come together to protect humanity or will they kill each other first? This novel has something for everyone. It has fantasy, crime, adventure and romance.

Watch the book trailer here: Six of Crows

You can also see Leigh Bardugo’s introduction to Six of Crows here.

Have you already read this book? Follow up with the sequel, The Crooked Kingdom. Watch Leigh Bardugo’s introduction to this novel here.

Freedom to Read Week

Celebrate Freedom to Read Week by voting for a challenged book to be released! Visit the Learning Commons to see the list of challenged books. Cast your vote by Friday. The results will be posted on March 5, 2018.

 

Creative Writing and Arts Contests

Are you a writer, poet or performer? Enter one or more of these contests!

Poetry in Voice

Indigenous Arts & Stories

In Our Own Teen Voice

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2

Young Writers

2018 Shakespeare Selfie

 

 

New Books Are Arriving!

We have many new books now available at the Learning Commons. New titles include MoxieThe Hate U GiveOne of Us is LyingThe Book of Dust and many more. Visit our New Books display to see the latest additions to our collection.