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Breakfast Bookchat

Date Published: 16/08/2017

   Recent fiction releases for adult, young adult and middle school readers    The 10 most popular titles borrowed by readers at Mt Alvernia College Recommended podcasts for listeners of all ages 2017 Read Harder Challenge Download the PDF of

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Literacy & Numeracy Week ‘Living Book’

Date Published: 10/08/2017

Our guest speaker for this year’s Literacy and Numeracy Week is Mojgan Shamsalipoor.  Mojgan is speaking to students and staff as a ‘Living Book’ on Wednesday 23rd August . The Living Book or Living Library movement started in Denmark. Living Books (people)

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#TeamGirls

Date Published: 08/08/2017

#TeamGirls is a great new initiative which aims to nurture our young girls to become confident women. It originated as a response to the following research : Our Suncorp Australian Youth and Confidence 2017 Research Report revealed that young Australian girls believe

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Social Media Readiness

Date Published: 04/08/2017

Do you think you are ready to handle the world of social media?  Do your parents think you are old enough and have enough resilience and level of maturity to enjoy and benefit from this exciting new aspect of living

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Rediscovering Anne of Green Gables

Date Published: 25/07/2017

The new Netflix series Anne with an E has sent our younger readers to the iCentre looking for the L M Montgomery Anne of Green Gables books to read. We are so excited that the new series has introduced this

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You’ve Taken The Wrong Train….

Date Published: 25/07/2017

Our Book of the Week, The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt, is a series of short stories that is sure to be appeal to middle years’ readers who enjoy scary, creepy tales.  Are you brave enough to read them?

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Learning About Refugees

Date Published: 11/07/2017

This semester our Yr 11 History and our Yr 9 students will be learning about refugees. Make sure you make use of the iCentre’s new service features of :  ASK      FIND & CONNECT to locate reliable, authoritative information from

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Get the Facts about Snapchat’s New Update

Date Published: 11/07/2017

Snapchat is one of the most popular social media platforms used by tweens and teens. What is Snapchat? Because this popular messaging app allows teens to exchange user-generated photos, texts, videos, and calls and has a reputation as the sexting

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Staff Picks for #holidayreads

Date Published: 22/06/2017

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on reading and work through the pile of books on the bedside table.  Here’s what some of our staff plan to read during the break.  You might like to add them to

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