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iCentre Service Available for Students

Date Published: 24/03/2020

Students are reminded to use the ASK A LIBRARIAN feature that is available on the iCentre website.  This is good for students across all curriculum areas who are working on assignments at home and need assistance in finding reliable information

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New eBooks Available for Borrowing

Date Published: 24/03/2020

We have just added some new eBook titles to our collection which can be borrowed remotely and enjoyed on your devices. These can be accessed through the OPAC on the iCentre website. Use the Advanced Search function, click on Media

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Tips to Deal With Disturbing News

Date Published: 18/03/2020

Dealing with the current saturation of Coronavirus news and its daily changing nature can be hard for both parents and kids. Of course, it has never been more important to get that news from trustworthy sources and for students to

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/03/2020

We cannot recommend Somebody Give This Heart a Pen highly enough. It’s a compelling collection of poems that explores the emotions and experiences of growing up as a mixed-race woman. From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful new

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New STEM displays in iCentre

Date Published: 18/03/2020

There is a new rotating STEM display in the non-fiction area of iCentre. The focus for the next couple of weeks is Science, specifically Geology and Archaeology. Not only have both sciences contributed to the research, value and knowledge of

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International Women’s Day Literary Breakfast Photos

Date Published: 10/03/2020

It was a fantastic morning for everyone who attended our 2020 International Women’s Day Breakfast and had the privilege of listening to an inspiring talk by author Heather Morris. Photos from the morning illustrate it was a great success and

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Referencing @ Mt A

Date Published: 10/03/2020

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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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/03/2020

What is a Refugee? by Elise Gravel is a picture book that explores the refugee experience in simple terms for younger readers.  As such, it is an excellent introduction for readers of all ages to gain an understanding of the

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Study Skills Tip for March

Date Published: 03/03/2020

TOP TIPS FOR  MEMORISING NOTES Many students find it really difficult to cope with the memorisation that can be needed for tests and exams. Of course you can’t just rote learn and regurgitate, you need to be able to apply

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Research – How the iCentre Can Help

Date Published: 03/03/2020

To assist students with the research expectations of the ATAR curriculum, the iCentre is working with Learning Area Advisors and subject teachers to develop Research Guides.    Research Guides are also being developed for Junior grades so that younger students

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