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Easter Book Hunt

Date Published: 26/03/2019

Join us in the iCentre in Week 10 for our Easter Book Hunt and the chance to win prizes including Easter eggs and badges! During Week 10: Ask at the iCentre circulation desk for the ‘Easter Book Hunt’ clues. Complete

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Exam Preparation with Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 26/03/2019

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you reinforce your learning and assist with your exam preparation. Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 26/03/2019

The Dog with Seven Names by Dianne Wolfer is a tender and heart-warming story about a dog, the runt of the litter, her many owners and her adventures during a time of war. This novel will appeal to our younger

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Referencing @ Mt A

Date Published: 18/03/2019

It’s timely at this time of the term to remind teachers and students that they can use the information below about Referencing @MtA as well as our iCentre Tutorials with instructions of how to use CiteMaker, to support their research

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Meet Our New Team Member

Date Published: 18/03/2019

It is with great pleasure that we introduce Donna Miller who has recently joined our team as our new Library Assistant. Library Assistant Donna Miller Donna has joined our team and has taken on the mid-day to afternoon shift on

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/03/2019

From Karen McManus, the New York Times bestselling author of One of Us is Lying, comes another YA must-read thriller and murder mystery that will have readers on the edge of their seats to the very last page! Official book

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the critical literacy

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Friday 8th March saw the students from Mt Alvernia College, together with their mother or significant women in their lives, attending the College’s annual literary breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day. The morning was enjoyed by all, and Fleur

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/03/2019

A Song Only I Can Hear by award-winning author Barry Jonsberg is a beautifully moving comedy-drama coming of age story. It is one of the first novels to deal with LGBTQ themes and issues for younger teens and middle years’

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 04/03/2019

Zenobia by Morten Durr and Lars Horneman is a powerful, heart-breaking graphic novel about a young Syrian refugee fleeing her war-ravaged country. Boarding an overcrowded boat, this all-too-real story for readers of all ages will stay with you long after

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