Watch the Video from the Original Post in Sept 2015

Gr. 7 Learning Commons Orientation Video!!! Weclome to St. Joseph H.S. LC!!!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Voting Day for White Pine and Red Maple is Today April 28th

Be sure to vote in the LC for your favorite book from our 2014-2015 Reading List!

Be sure to review your favorite book by checking out our club blogs @


You must have read 5/10 novels to be eligible to vote today and all 10 novels to obtain an Academic Award in June.

Keep Reading Jags!

Hot Docs Film Festival Apr 23-May 1

Docs For Schools films engage students with issues of our day, offering vital ideas, critical questions and new perspectives outside the mainstream media and school textbook. Teacher-prepared education packages with valuable background information, creative lesson plans, and links to the Ontario school curriculum are provided for each film.

Now Playing in the Main Library, the Quiet Lab and in classrooms:

David and Me

The Crash Reel

Enjoy Poverty

The Starfish Throwers

Christmas with Don Cherry

Herman's House

Mug Shot

Songs for Alexis

Monday, April 13, 2015

Writer's Craft Children's Literature Inquiry Challenge

Students evaluated a box of over 30 books each using co-created criteria in Google Docs.
Oliver Jeffer's How to Catch a Star was the overall winner in the Canada' Reads style debate.

The Day the Crayons Quit was a tied for second place with We Are in a Book and Not a Stick.

It's a Book had an honourable mention for its appeal to both parents and children.

The Giving Tree was selected for its appeal to parents.